6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 24, 2014


  1. Golding Preparing Statement To West Kingston Commission. Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding said yesterday that he was preparing his witness statement to be submitted to the West Kingston commission of enquiry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Stop The Vandals! Telecoms Firms Urge Tougher Sanctions For Copper Cable Theft. LIME Jamaica is suggesting it is time to hit back after being plagued by copper cable thieves for more than a decade… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Thieves Make Off With 400 Metres Of Copper Cable. Telecommunications firm LIME was yesterday working to restore Internet and landline services to a number of residents within Hellshire, St Catherine, after thieves made off with more than $1 million worth of copper cable owned by the company Monday night… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Golding Defends Merger Of Anti-Corruption Bodies. Justice Minister Senator Mark Golding has defended the Government’s decision to merge the nation’s three anti-corruption bodies, even as government senator K.D. Knight pushed for support among legislators to keep the Integrity Commission in place with additional resources… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Poor Salary, Long Hours Derail Seach For Praedial Larceny Czar. The paltry salary and long, irregular working hours are emerging as major obstacles in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries’ effort to recruit someone to head the Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit, more than a year after the post became vacant on December 10, 2013… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. 2014: Hot ‘Off Year’. Non-championship seasons can sometimes be dull. With no global contests to stoke the competitive fire, fans and athletes can sleep walk through such seasons. That was true to a certain extent about 2014. Nevertheless, this ‘off year’ delivered memorable moments aplenty… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com