6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 19, 2016


  1. No Babies! Health Ministry Advises Women Against Getting Pregnant, MAJ Agrees. Describing as smart and reasonable the move by the Ministry of Health to advise women to delay getting pregnant because of the potential impact of the Zika virus on newborns, Dr Myrton Smith, president of the Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ), is also urging women to make use of birth control… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Campbell, Meadows Hunt Election Funding Online. At least two candidates who will be contesting the parliamentary election due this year have turned to crowdfunding as a source of raising money for their campaign… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. I Will Walk With You – Juliet Holness. Declaring that she was well aware that the roads are rocky and the hills are steep, Juliet Holness has vowed unswerving commitment to East Rural St Andrew… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Outsourcing Of Juror Summons Will Be A Financial Burden- Golding. Minister of Justice, Senator Mark Golding, has said that a proposal for the outsourcing of juror summonses could prove costly and would have to examined more closely… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Financial Logistics Hub Bills For Parliamentary Debate. Parliament is to debate the two bills related to the establishment of the International Financial Services Hub today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Wright Looking For An Edge At Home. With his focus firmly fixed on being at his best in time for the Olympics in Rio this summer, 2012 NCAA discus champion Chad Wright has been spending time with his old schoolmates and high school coach, hoping to be razor sharp this season… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com