6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 9, 2014


  1. Bruce Golding Could Appear Before Enquiry. There are indications that former Prime Minister Bruce Golding could appear before the west Kingston commission of enquiry to give evidence. The Gleaner understands that Golding, through his attorney, Ransford Braham, has signalled that he is prepared to provide a statement… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. JLP ‘Not Ready’. Admitting that he has been involved in what could be viewed as a series of exchanges with leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness, veteran politician Karl Samuda yesterday poured scorn on allegations by other party members that he was going after his one-time ally… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Jamaicans At Risk As Substandard Products Enter Marketplace Unchecked. With critical laboratories out of service, and some key employees disgruntled or having resigned, the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) – the state agency mandated to check and approve the standard of products entering Jamaica, is handicapped. This has put the lives of Jamaicans at risk as substandard products are entering the marketplace unchecked… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Inmate Deaths Spark Lock-Up Review. The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has revised its policy for the management of lock-ups in light of recent deaths of inmates… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. The Falmouth Model Has Failed – Mafessanti. St Ann businessman Marino Mafessanti believes that the development of the Falmouth pier in Trelawny has failed to provide the expected jobs and other economic benefits to the town… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Badminton Coaches Get World Level Certification. The Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) has taken steps to bolster the standard of coaching locally by certifying six new coaches to Badminton World Federation (BWF) standard… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com