6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 17, 2013


  1. Can’t Tess This! “I know that in my mind and in my heart, you are the winner of this show,” declared coach Adam Levine following three phenomenal performances by Tessanne Chin last night on NBC’s ‘The Voice’… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Jamaicans Dominate CSEC Vocational Subjects Rankings. Jamaican students have dominated the technical and vocational subjects in the recent Caribbean Examinations Council exams, with many of the island’s students outclassing their regional contemporaries to secure top-10 places in these subjects… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Judge Blasts Media For ‘Glorifying Criminality’. Justice Seymour Panton, president of Jamaica’s Court of Appeal, is accusing the media of glorifying criminality and at the same time, publishing inaccurate stories… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Super Lotto Jackpot So Close … But Not Quite. More than 500 Jamaicans have missed winning the Super Lotto jackpot by just one number since the game’s inception in 2009… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Sweet Deals For Xmas – Downtown Stores Cut Prices For Festive Season. As the season of cheer, bells ringing and angels singing moves closer, stores in downtown Kingston are offering up to 50 per cent off prices of some of the most exquisite fashion… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner-com
  6. Smikle Followed Procedure – Chaperone. Dorrel Savage, the witnessing chaperone for Traves Smikle when he did his drug test at the National Senior Championships last June, testified before a Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) disciplinary panel yesterday that he has never read the World Anti-Doping Code regulations about sample collection, but relied heavily on his training and his 12-year experience as a chaperone… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com