6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 9, 2015

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  1. Andrew Says Sorry. After describing as a regrettable embarrassment the pickle in which the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has found itself, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness took to the pulpit yesterday to “unreservedly apologise” to Arthur Williams and Dr Christopher Tufton, whom he booted from the Senate through the use of unsigned and undated resignation letters more than a year ago… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Reforming Volatile Communities Through Restorative Justice. As far as the residents of Trench Town in Kingston are concerned, sometimes all it takes is one person to say “I’m sorry, genuinely sorry”, to avert the bloodshed that often plagues many of Jamaica’s inner-city communities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. New Public Defender Ready For Tivoli Challenge. Several closed boxes of Tivoli reports and complaints were what greeted the new public defender, Arlene Harrison Henry, upon entering her office after being appointed three weeks ago… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Rev Glen Archer Anxious To Return To His Calling. A kidney transplant or complete healing from God is the overwhelming heart’s desire of Reverend Glen Archer, OD… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Ziggy Takes Third Solo Grammy. Yesterday, Ziggy Marley won the Grammy Award in the Best Reggae category at the 57th Grammy Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. WI Board Made Decisions. Secretary of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB), Anand Sanasie, has come out in defence of Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron, saying the Jamaican has done a good job as president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and deserves another term in office… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com