6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 18, 2016


  1. Juliet Ready To Go – Holness Presented As JLP Candidate For East Rural St Andrew. Declaring that the “I tricked you” era is a thing of the past, the leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) late yesterday threw down the gauntlet during a constituency conference for its candidate for East Rural St Andrew, Juliet Holness… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. CaPRI Concerned About Financial Burden Of Correspondent Banking Regulations. The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CaPRI) has raised concerns about what it says are the increased compliance costs of correspondent banking regulations… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. More Youths Using Social Media To Exact Revenge – OCA Social Media Survey. Revenge, a need for friendship and ratings from friends topped findings from a survey carried out by the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) to assess young people’s use of social media and the Internet… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. The Wrong Help Can Hurt – US Embassy Warns Of Visa And Overseas Job Scams. Counselor for public affairs at the United States Embassy, Joshua Polacheck, has issued a warning to Jamaicans about unauthorised persons offering to assist with visa application and job placement in the United States… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Foreign Affairs Ministry Writes To Trinidad Over Sunday Gleaner Article On Treatment Of Inmates. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to write to officials in Trinidad and Tobago for answers in relation to the treatment of Jamaicans in custody there… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. UWI Continue Impressive Run. The University of the West Indies (UWI) continued their impressive run in the Red Stripe Premier League with a 1-0 win against ten-man Tivoli Gardens FC at Edward Seaga Stadium yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com