6 Things You Need To Know Today: April 23, 2013


  1. ‘Educate People About Having Kids’. Head of the Behavioural and Social Sciences Department at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) and former president of the Guidance Counsellors Association of Jamaica, Dr Grace Kelly, said before any restriction is made on the number of children individuals are allowed to have, persons should be comprehensively educated on the implications such actions could have on them… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. PSOJ Wants Speedy Probe Into Spaldings Market Saga. If the investigation by the contractor general finds wrongdoing by junior minister Richard Azan, he should resign. That’s the position of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Records Will Exonerate Miller, Says Attorney. The attorney for popular clergyman Merrick ‘Al’ Miller says telephone records and other materials subpoenaed from the United States (US) Embassy in Kingston and the Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington will prove that law-enforcement personnel knew that Miller was trying to help them capture then fugitive Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Jamaica Takes Aim At World Heritage List – Culture Ministry Continues To Look Into Downtown Tourism Tours. The Government is intensifying efforts to have the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park included on the World Heritage List within the next year or two… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. PM To Intervene In CRH Renaming Issue. More than a week after news of the renaming of the Cornwall Regional Hospital in honour of former Health Minister Dr Herbert Eldemire became the subject of public debate, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller is expected to intervene to bring about a resolution… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. JaBA Shooting For Semi-Pro League By 2015. The Jamaica Basketball Association’s (JaBA) goal of having a semi-professional league could become a reality within the next two years, this, according to president Ajani Williams… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com