6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 13, 2015


  1. JPS Setback. Shocked by the determination of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) that light bills should be reduced, the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is now scrambling to convince its investors and financiers to put up the requisite capital for the building of a new power plant… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Absence Of Funds Leaves Child Therapy Programme In Limbo. A psychotherapeutic intervention that was conceptualised to help maladjusted children improve their behaviour and academic performance has been left in limbo because of the unavailability of money from central government… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. First Female Public Defender Appointed. Jamaica’s first public defender, Howard Hamilton, yesterday hailed the appointment of Arlene Harrison Henry, a 37-year veteran in the legal profession, who was yesterday announced as the country’s first female public defender… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. New Study Says Ja Has Most Women Managers Globally. A new study by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has found that Jamaica has the highest proportion of women managers, globally… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Broken Photocopiers Slow Supreme Court Business. The three photocopying machines at the Supreme Court have been out of service since December last year, and this has been hampering the smooth running of the courts.. Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. The Decider! Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls will be looking to fire on all cylinders when they meet England in today’s deciding netball game of the three-Test Supreme Ventures Sunshine Series at the National Indoor Sports Centre, starting at 7:30 p.m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com