6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 19, 2013

Soldiers in West Kingston during the 2010 operation – File Photo
  1. ‘Dirty Secret’ – Tavares-Finson Calls For Public Judicial Enquiry In Tivoli Killings.  Opposition Senator Tom Tavares-Finson has called for a full public judicial enquiry into the circumstances that led to the death of more than 70 persons in West Kingston during a military-led operation in Tivoli Gardens in May 2010….read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. VINDICATED! Attorney-At-Law Harold Brady Wins Appeal.  Attorney-at-law Georgia Gibson Henlin, who represented Kingston attorney-at-law Harold Brady who won his appeal yesterday against his conviction for failing to testify at the commission of enquiry into the Manatt-Coke saga, said that justice was done…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Legalise Ganja For Medicinal Purpose, Says Brown Burke.  Deputy President of the Senate, Angela Brown Burke, says the country should legalise the use of cannabis for medicinal reasons.  Brown Burke, contributing to a debate on plant genetics in the Senate on Friday, said Cannabis sativa, or marijuana, represents a worthwhile economic opportunity that the country should seek to tap…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Police Double Killing Inflames Community.  The use of deadly force by the police was questioned again yesterday following the shooting of two men, who residents claimed were killed in controversial circumstances by the police, in the Payne Avenue community of South St Andrew…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Corruption Exposed In Documentary.  The National Integrity Action (NIA) released its first full-length documentary titled The Cost of Corruption: Jamaica’s Barrier to Prosperity on Thursday night at the Sovereign Palace Cineplex in Kingston…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Gayle Slams 85 In Jamaica Win.  Read all about Chris Gayle’s outstanding performance in the Caribbean Twenty20…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com