6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 25, 2013


  1. Gays Wreak Havoc – Cops Say Homosexuals Too Much To Handle In South East St Andrew.  Police personnel assigned to the St Andrew Central Division are admitting they are at their wits’ end in their bid to apprehend members of an ever-increasing group of self-proclaimed homosexuals who are allegedly wreaking havoc in the Golden Triangle and New Kingston communities of South East St Andrew…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Delinquent Parents Will Be Arrested.  Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor, head of the Kingston Central Police Division, is warning delinquent parents that they will be arrested and locked behind bars if their children are found loitering on the streets…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Fly Jamaica Flight Delay.  Jamaica’s newest carrier Fly Jamaica will not take to the skies on its inaugural flight today, January 25, as was announced seven days ago.  It is not clear when the airline will now take flight; however, it has cited its booking system as the reason for the disruption…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. KSAC To Close Down Non-Compliant Entities.  A week after revealing that 60 per cent of Corporate Area businesses are not properly registered, the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) has decided it will close down all operations that are non-compliant with the payment of trade licence fees…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica Is Not Greece! It’s More Like Japan – Fisher.  “My ongoing annoyance is with the litany of economists comparing Jamaica to Greece. I am tired of it,” he [Oppenheimer managing director Gregory Fisher] told the conference.  “I am very sick of the analogy between Jamaica and Greece. Because the truth of the matter is that both countries have very little in common.”  Fisher said all three nations are among the world’s most indebted but that Japan has more similarities, including lost decades of growth…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. $57m Watch For The Beast.  Usain Bolt might be winning all the awards these days, but his training partner Yohan Blake is getting his fair share of love too. That love includes making the cover of a two-year-old lifestyle magazine and having a watch dubbed the RM 59-01, and which is valued at more than J$57 million dollars, made for him…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com (See photo above:  Only 50 RM 59-01 watches will be made and each will be priced at US$620,000 (approx J$57.6m). – Contributed Photo)