6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 26, 2013


  1. Ja, China Talk Visa Waivers. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has said discussions are taking place between the governments of Jamaica and China to deal with the issue of visa waivers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. PAJ Calls For Samuda’s Resignation. The Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) yesterday passed a resolution for the resignation of Milton Samuda as chairman of the board of Television Jamaica (TVJ) over the erasing of portions of journalists’ tapes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. MOE, IDB To Launch School-Feeding Project. The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the International Development Bank, is to launch a pilot project to modernise the school-feeding programme… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. NPTA Head Says Book-On-Tablet Idea Is A Bonus. Some stakeholders in the education system have welcomed Energy Minister Philip Paulwell’s announcement that materials from textbooks are to be installed on tablet computers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Sunday Meet Well Received. Sunday racing made a successful return to Caymanas Park yesterday, the nine-race programme realising a profit for the first time since its introduction in November, 2009… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Gayle Elated With Historic CPL Win. There were scenes of wild celebration on Saturday after Jamaica Tallawahs defeated favourites Guyana Amazon Warriors by seven wickets in the final of the inaugural Limacol Caribbean Premier League at Queen’s Park Oval… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com