6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 16, 2013

Public Defender, Earl Witter
Public Defender, Earl Witter
  1. Hell In Hospital – Security Beefed At Health Facilities Islandwide After May Pen Murder. The brazen murder of an injured man by masked gunmen who invaded the May Pen Hospital, in Clarendon, yesterday has prompted the Jamaican police and health officials to undertake a review of security arrangements at all public hospitals… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Still No Tivoli Report From Earl Witter. Despite an assurance given by Speaker of the House of Representatives Michael Peart, that Public Defender Earl Witter’s report into the 2010 incursion into West Kingston by the security forces would be tabled… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. STATIN Saves Time, Cash And Millions Of Trees. Mother nature is now breathing a sigh of relief, thanks to a huge step taken by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN).With the introduction of the innovative Electronic Data Collection System (EDACS)… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. JAMALCO plans US$26M Temp Fix To Energy Problem – Source Says Future Plans Indicate Coal-Fired Plant. Alumina producer Jamalco has been granted a permit to operate its own energy plant, but the refinery said Tuesday that it will not develop its own facility but will lease power-generation equipment from an unnamed party… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com 
  5. New Garbage Recycling Company Launches In Kingston. Business partners Harold Kristen and Dennis Soriano have set up a new company in Kingston which aims to profit off Jamaica’s recyclable garbage. International Recycling and Reclamation Limited, trading as Jamaica Recycles… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Better Mus Come’ Gets Big US Deal. Better Mus’ Come now has a distribution deal in the United States.The film became the first project of the just-launched ARRAY distribution company, an organisation which is the child of the African American Film… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com