6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 29, 2014

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  1. Sweet Goodbye. When Dr Wu Huaixiang replaced Francis He as chief executive officer of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC) in June 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief as He was viewed as contentious and hard to relate to… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Church Leaders Agree With Call To Speak Out More. With the nation heading closer to the New Year, various religious leaders are agreeing with the Reverend Karl Johnson’s view that for the betterment of the country, the Church should speak out more against individuals, institutions, and business leaders who are involved in unfair practices… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Good Potential For Potato Seed Industry. Jamaica could see significant savings and also secure a new source of hard currency earnings – from the creation of a potato seed industry based on facilities which are of world-class standards… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ODPEM Gets Disaster Mitigation Volunteers. Earlier this month, HelpAge International (HAI) turned over 300 disaster mitigation volunteers to the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) at a presentation of volunteer corps and project close-out exercise at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Export Head Wants One Export, Distribution Point. Pamela Coke-Hamilton, executive director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) is challenging private-sector companies within the region to invest in unified warehousing, marketing, and distribution networks which she said can exponentially increase exports by making access easier for buyers from such countries as China… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Brathwaite, Samuels Lead Windies Revival. Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels stroked enterprising unbeaten half-centuries to rescue West Indies and lift them to a comfortable position on the third day of the second Test against South Africa yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com