6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 5, 2014


  1. MOCA ‘Conflict’. The parliamentary Opposition is supporting the merged intelligence entity announced by National Security Minister Peter Bunting, but has raised concern that the reporting mechanisms for the newly formed police agency could breach the law… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. North-South Highway Opens Today. The unpredictability of travel between Kingston and Ocho Rios, St Ann, has been cured with the completion of a toll road that will enable commuters to avoid the winding Mount Rosser road which connects Ewarton in St Catherine to Moneague in the Garden Parish… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Lotto Scammers Under Pressure, Says Bunting. Minister of National Security Peter Bunting has dismissed suggestions that lotto scammers are on the rampage more than ever… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Let There Be Light! Tourism interests have welcomed the signing of a multimillion-dollar contract to install street lamps along the 27.1 kilometre Elegant Corridor in Montego Bay, a long overdue development… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Comply With Textbook Guidelines – Thwaites. Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites is adamant that book lists must comply with the guidelines dictated by his ministry and has renewed his call for heads of school boards and principals to ensure that this happens. In cases where it doesn’t, he wants parents to report the offending schools to the ministry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Lights At Last! Sabina Park, under the management of Sabina Park Holdings Ltd, is now well lit and suited to host international cricket games… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com