6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 13, 2015


  1. Privacy Alarm – Concerns Raised Over Public Disclosure Of Personal Info On Credit Registry. By simply logging on to the Internet and typing your name into a search engine, you may be surprised to find that your personal and business information, including name, address and debts, is there for everyone to see… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Senate Dilemma Could Head To Supreme Court. It appears the Supreme Court could be called upon to settle the matter of the composition of the Senate… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. The Letter And Spirit Of The West Kingston Commission Of Enquiry. It is unlikely that the letter (terms of reference) of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry will change. This, however, should not be the same as saying no change can come from the commission’s proceedings… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Assault Of Female Students At UWI Sparks Demonstration. The annual homecoming ceremonies and Ring Road parade were cancelled at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, as the campus grappled with the report of the assault of two female students by a male student on one of its halls of residence on Tuesday evening… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Poor Tax Revenue Intake Fits Weak Economic Growth. Last Friday, as I listened to ‘Nationwide at 5’ on the radio, two economic items topped the station’s major newscast… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. 2015 ICC WCup Launched. Children mingled with cricketing greats in “backyard” matches and Maori warriors shared the stage with dancers as the Cricket World Cup opened yesterday with a vibrant and quirky ceremony in Christchurch, New Zealand… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com