6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 3, 2013


  1. Jamaica Job Joy – Survey Shows Most Workers Satisfied With Employment. A new survey has revealed that the vast majority of Jamaican workers are happy in their jobs, or so they say… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Fence-Mending Talks With T&T Begin. Jamaica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, A.J. Nicholson, and his Trindad and Tobago counterpart, Winston Dookeran, with their supporting teams in tow, hunkered down yesterday to formulate strategies to stave off a trade war between the two countries… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Gov’t Reactivates Apprenticeship Programme. The Education ministry has joined the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce to reactivate the apprenticeship programme to target the logistics hub project… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. More Than 200 Teachers Relocated – Thwaites. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has indicated that some 200 teachers have already been redeployed as part of the ministry’s thrust to save some $223 million over the next two years… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Tessanne Gets It Right With Marley’s ‘Redemption Song’. Long before Tessanne Chin took ‘The Voice’ stage, Jamaicans were gearing up for a #TessTop4 party in hopes of garnering more votes for the songbird to make it into the last quartet… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Fraser-Pryce Targets World Indoors, Sub-22. Top female sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is hoping to compete in the 60m at next year’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, and is ready to chalk out more 200 metres… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com