6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 5, 2016


  1. Paulwell Backs Phillips, Bunting Confirms Eye On PNP Presidency. As talk of leadership change continues to swirl around the People’s National Party (PNP), two of the potential aspirants have shown their hands, while President Portia Simpson Miller appears to be standing her ground… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. ‘We Want Jobs’ – Employment And Education Top Concerns Listed By Jamaica’s Youth. The decision by the Holness administration to focus on creating jobs and growing the economy is being welcomed by young Jamaicans who have placed the lack of employment opportunities as their major concern in a just-concluded national mobile survey… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Eight Facing Lottery-Scam Indictment In The US. United States authorities are in possession of separate 66-count indictments charging that the eight persons arrested on extradition warrants during a series of police operations in western Jamaica last week were part of a criminal organisation involved in lottery scamming… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Gleaner Company Becomes 1834 Investments Ltd. 1834 Investments Limited (formerly The Gleaner Company Limited) yesterday announced it has commenced trading on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange under its new name and represented on the ticker as ‘1834’… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. PNP Raps Gov’t For Failure To Communicate. Vocal team members of the People’s National Party’s (PNP) Council of Spokespersons yesterday chorused concerns about the “information gap” marring governance… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Taylor Calls For Recruitment Drive. Stafanie Taylor, the captain of West Indies Women, who have just won the T20 World Cup for the first time, says a recruitment programme is needed as part of an elaborate plan to keep the sport alive in the region… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com