6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 25, 2016


  1. We’ll Be Turned Into Beggars! Principals Lament The Removal Of Auxiliary Fees. “We’ll be turned into beggars!” is the cry of two local high school principals following the announcement last week that the Government will ban schools from charging auxiliary fees and, instead, increase the subvention per student to schools… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Ministry Refutes Reports Of Cut In PATH Benefits. The Ministry of Labour and Social Security is refuting reports that there has been a reduction on the payment to beneficiaries of the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Greater Access To Non-Traditional Vaccines. Plans are afoot to improve access to non-traditional forms of vaccines to the Jamaican population, the Ministry of Health announced last week… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. PM Calls On Church To Make Positive Change In Jamaica. Prime Minister Andrew Holness has urged members of the Church to play a positive role in making a difference in Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Rio Grande Residents Get Food, Medication. The relief efforts for those ravaged during the recent flood rains in the Rio Grande Valley of Portland is far advanced, with the distribution of medication and other supplies by West Portland Member of Parliament (MP) Daryl Vaz… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Could We See A New Record In Boys’ 4x100m At Penns? In 2014, Jamaica College broke the high-school Boys’ 4×100 metres Championship of America relay record after posting a time of 39.72 seconds at the prestigious Penn Relays… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com