6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 10, 2015


  1. JLP MP Edmund Bartlett Warns That Unseating Holness Now Would Spell Doom For Opposition Party. With only a day to go before the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) continues with its parliamentary caucus, a veteran politician who supported Audley Shaw’s 2013 campaign is warning that any move to oust Andrew Holness as opposition leader at this time could be “disastrous”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. INDECOM Handling Of Police Personnel Criticised As Murdered Woman Constable Laid To Rest. As lawmen gathered yesterday for the funeral of Police Constable Crystal Thomas, Chairman of the Police Federation Sergeant Raymond Wilson lamented the failure of the State to create a level playing field between criminals and the security forces… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. A Tale Of Two Parks – Three Years After Jamaica 50, Legacy Project Still Awaiting Upgrade. The National Heroes Park is a tale of two ‘cities’. The southern end, where national figures including heroes and past leaders are buried, is well kept. It has well-manicured lawns, lush green trees, and even a few benches where people can relax… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Reformed Climate Change Advisory Body Coming. The Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change is shortly to have a revamped climate change advisory body up and running after more than a year’s hiatus… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Pass Rate For Maths-Related CAPE Subjects Dips; Results To Be Released Tonight. Even though public high school students have maintained a 90 per cent overall pass rate in this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exams (CAPE), there has been a decline in the pass rate for maths-related subjects… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Atkinson Wins Silver In National Record At FINA World Championships. Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson won a silver medal in a new national record on the final night of competition at the FINA World Championships here yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com