6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 24, 2013


  1. Christmas Downer – Shop Owners Mull Disappointing Yuletide Sales. With just one day left before Christmas, the owners and managers of several establishments in the Corporate Area have revealed their disappointment at the small number of customers who have shown up at their doors… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Cops Keeping Eye Out For Breaches Of Cash-Transactions Law. Minister of National Security Peter Bunting is adamant that more companies should apply the recently imposed cap on cash transactions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Education Ministry To Identify Extra $150 Million For Extensive Mathematics Project. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites says the ministry is committed to identifying approximately $150 million in additional resources during the 2014/15 fiscal year to advance the national mathematics project, which is aimed at achieving grade-four student mastery in the subject, by 2018… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. US Deports ‘Most Wanted Fugitive’ To Jamaica. One of the United States’ “most wanted fugitives” has been deported to Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Political Pioneer Joins List Of Lost Idealists – PNP Founder Richard Hart Dies At 96. In life, Richard Hart was no political dinosaur, but was said to be like an ideological dragon espousing inflammable beliefs throughout the land – at least, many thought they were… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Taylor Aims For West Indies Return. Fast bowler Jerome Taylor says while his ultimate goal remains making a return to the West Indies team, his immediate objective is to be a part of Jamaica’s teams for upcoming West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) tournaments… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com