6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 4, 2013


  1. Semi-Final Tess! Jamaican Songbird Moves Up In ‘The Voice’. With only two weeks until a winner is crowned, anxiety was at an all-time high for supporters of Tessanne Chin. Only five contestants were guaranteed a spot in the semi-final, and this was the last opportunity for fans…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ‘No Time For Blame’ – Nicholson, Dookeran Say Ja-T&T Meetings Fruitful. Trinidad’s Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran spent much of yesterday’s press conference assuring Jamaicans that his country’s relationship with its Caribbean neighbour remains a high priority for the Kamla…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. ‘Gov’t Ignoring Good Governance’. Former contractor general, Greg Christie, has accused the Government of unapologetically disregarding the principles of good governance following the release of the latest Transparency International Corruption Perception Index.In the latest annual…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. NY Restaurant To Accept J$. Jamaica Breeze, a popular New York City restaurant in Queens, has made an unprecedented decision to allow customers the option to pay in Jamaican dollars. The all-day eatery specialising in traditional Jamaican cuisine will start accepting Jamaican dollars…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. ‘Tuffy’ Ends Scoreless Run – Striker Apologises For Behaviour In Flow Cup Final. National striker Jermaine Anderson ended a three-game scoreless run on Monday night, gifting Waterhouse a hard-fought 1-0 win over struggling Arnett Gardens in the Red Stripe…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaicans Head To Barbados For Drama Festival – Schools From Across The Island Represented. Eleven student actors from local high schools across Jamaica have been selected to represent the island nation at the upcoming Caribbean Secondary Schools’ Drama Festival in Barbados from December 8-15….Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com