6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 5, 2016


  1. White Out, Wright In – PNP Replaces Embattled North Trelawny Standard Bearer. Agronomist Victor Wright has been selected to replace John-Paul White who has stepped aside as the People’s National Party (PNP) standard-bearer for Northern Trelawny… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. ‘PNP’ Pastor Pulled From Pulpit – Adventists Send Harvey On Leave For Appearing On Political Platform. Adventist pastor Dr Michael Harvey says he is now cleaving to prayers, after his church leadership sanctioned him for appearing on a People’s National Party (PNP) platform, urging Jamaicans to stick with the governing party in upcoming polls… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Criminal Sanctions For Lying Candidates, ECJ Warns. The Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has issued a warning that a new provision on the nomination form means there will be no ease up on political candidates who lie about their nationality… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. $300 Million More For EOJ. Director of Elections Orette Fisher has disclosed that he is expecting another allocation of $300 million over the weekend to complete preparations for the February 25 general election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Pension Scheme And Housing For Tourism Workers. Tourism workers are to benefit from a contributory pension scheme as of January 2017 and better access to housing through the intervention of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Ja’s Bonner To Lead Leewards Hurricanes. Jamaica-born top-order batsman, Nkrumah Bonner, has been appointed captain of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes for their sixth-round WICB First-Class Champion-ship encounter against Jamaica Scorpions at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, starting next Friday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com