6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 12, 2016

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  1. Election Splurge – ECJ Says ‘Yes’ To Big Election Spending Increase. Cabinet has approved a 50 per cent increase in the amount candidates will be allowed to spend in general election campaigns… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. CISOCA Discusses Wint With Chang. General Secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party, Dr Horace Chang, says he has been contacted by personnel from the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) in relation to Devon Wint, the councillor for the Point Hill division of West Central St Catherine… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. ‘Bad Gas Mash Up Mi Benz’ – Ninja Man Wants Justice For Victims. Dancehall deejay and actor Desmond Ballentine, better known as Ninja Man, has expressed outrage at the damage that has been done to his vehicle by bad gas he claims to have purchased from several gas stations… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Education Minister, JTA To Discuss Differentiated Pay Proposal Today. The Education Minister Ronald Thwaites and the Jamaica Teachers’ Association are to meet this morning to discuss issues including the controversial proposal of differentiated pay… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. St James Cocaine Case Set For Trial April 18. St James men who were arrested after 66 kilograms of cocaine was allegedly found inside the Guardsman Limited vehicle in which they were travelling on April 20, 2013 has been set for April 18 this year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. JAAA Still Looking For Middle Distance Assistance. In the future, overseas coaches may be in Jamaica to lift 800-metre running in the island. That’s the renewed promise from Warren Blake, president of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA). The intention arose in an interview early this month… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com