6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 10, 2013


  1. ‘Vote Them Out!’ Anti-Corruption Campaigner Calls For Crooked Politicians To Be Booted From Office. “Vote corrupt politicians out!” was the rallying call of a leading international anti-corruption campaigner as Jamaica yesterday joined the world in commemorating International Anti-Corruption Day… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Tessanne Warms Hearts With ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’. While the #TeamTessanne parties continued across the Corporate Area last night, the songbird inched one step closer to winning the NBC hit talent show, The Voice… Read more Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Alleged Former Shower Posse Boss Sues Gov’t. When Richard Morrison was extradited to the United States on June 12, 1991, he had filed a notice for leave to appeal to the United Kingdom Privy Council to challenge an alleged breach of the Extradition Act… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Senior Cops Hard To Catch – Anti-Corruption Branch Head. Head of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Assistant Commissioner of Police Selwyn Hay, has argued that anecdotal evidence alone is not enough to bring charges against senior officers of the force who might be involved in corruption… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. ‘Dairy Industry In Crisis’. “The dairy industry is in a crisis now,” Jasmin Holness declared in her opening statement to the 56th annual general meeting of the Jamaica Hope Cattle Breeders Society last Thursday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Goodison Under Probe – Jamaican Among Six Released On Bail Amid Match-Fixing Allegations In Britain. Former Reggae Boy defender Ian ‘Pepe’ Goodison was released on bail yesterday for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing in British football… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com