6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 18, 2016


  1. ‘A JLP Manifesto With A Difference’. Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness has promised that the party’s manifesto, to be launched today, will be far-reaching as it is fundamentally different from that of the People’s National Party… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. PNP Still Working On Most 2011 Manifesto Promises. In December 2011, the People’s National Party (PNP) outlined what it called ’18 Steps to Full Empowerment’. Just over four years later, the party has returned to Jamaicans seeking a continuation of the mandate it got in the December 29, 2011 polls… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Junior Dowie Passes On – Lens Of The Former Chief Photographer Closes. Veteran Gleaner photographer Junior Dowie passed away yesterday at the University Hospital of the West Indies, where he had been ailing for about a month… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Candidates Blatantly Disrespect Ombudsman’s Office. Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown has accused 33 political candidates, including three Cabinet ministers, of “blatantly disrespecting” her office by not signing the Political Code of Conduct… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Red Stripe Bringing Home Beer Production From US. Red Stripe Jamaica plans to bring production of its beer destined for sale in the United States market back home to Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Sky’s The Limit For U19 Cricketers – Cameron. Hugs, kisses, thank yous and congratulatory messages were the order of the day for the three Jamaican members of the championship winning West Indies Under-19 cricket team who returned to the country yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com