6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 27, 2012

  1. Proactive Investigations Top Bailey’s Agenda.  As Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Fitz Bailey takes over from SSP Derrick ‘Cowboy’ Knight, he is reassuring residents in his new division that “proactive investigations” will be the priority on his agenda…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Balance Of Payments – Jamaicans Have A Culture Of Dependence.  Explains the Balance of Payments and its relevance…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Jackson Says Economy Performing Well In Key Areas.  Financial analyst John Jackson says key sectors of the economy are doing well although a deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be critical to improving investor confidence and boosting performance in the new year…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Lyn Defends Gov’t Spend On Atkinson – But ASAJ President Wants More Support For Younger Talent.  President of the Amateur Swimming Association of Jamaica (ASAJ), Martin Lyn, has taken the middle ground in the debate surrounding the Government’s commitment to fund Alia Atkinson’s 2016 Olympic Games training programme…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Port Antonio’s Trident Opens After Five Years … Sold Out Until January 7.  A day after accepting its first guests, the exclusive Trident hotel in Port Antonio, Portland, is reporting sold-out bookings until January 7 next year…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Stone Love Movements Marks 40 Years – Hopes For All-Night Session At Red Stripe Oval.  At forty years old, which the sound system officially marks at the Red Stripe Oval, Spanish Town Road, on Saturday night, Stone Love Movements has been through huge changes in Jamaica’s cultural, political and physical landscape…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com