6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 7, 2014


  1. Life Changer – 24-Y-O Escapes Rough Bus-Loader Existence, Turns JPS Intern. For more than two years, the only employment Horace Bailey knew was to load buses on the streets of the Corporate Area… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Murdered St Thomas Child Was Not Raped. A post mortem examination has determined that eight-year-old Celeena Headman, whose body was found with the throat slashed on Monday in Top Hill, St Thomas, was not sexually assaulted by her attacker… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. PM Defends Overseas Travels. Taking a swipe at her detractors, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday likened her overseas travels to those of the CEO of a firm seeking to maintain partnerships and attract new businesses… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. March 6 Court Date For Seven Cops. The seven policemen who allegedly corruptly accepted money to not prosecute a man who was found with ganja last year, had their bails extended when they appeared before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court in St James yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica’s New Building Code Imminent. An estimated 70 per cent of Jamaica’s buildings are designed without professional inputs, making the legalisation of the new building code essential, according to stakeholders, in disaster resilience… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Back On Track In Sochi. Everything’s cool and running with Jamaica’s bobsled team. They’re back inside the Olympic rings, and back on the track… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com