6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 26, 2016


  1. Cessation Order Lifted On Developer Relocating Sand To St Ann Hotel. Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change Minister Robert Pickersgill yesterday withdrew a cessation order his ministry previously imposed on Yabyanas Limited, an affiliate of Karisma, which prevented the company from transporting sand from a property it owns in Negril, Westmoreland, to Llandovery in St Ann… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Notice Wants Political Ombudsman To Probe Incident In Which He Was Shot. Former Mayor of Spanish Town, Dr Raymoth Notice, says he welcomes an investigation from the Office of the Political Ombudsman into an incident, last December, in which he was shot three times by criminals outside house in Bog Walk, St Catherine… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Duncan-Price Kickstarts ZIK V Cleanup In The East. Imani Duncan-Price was on the ground in the community of Wickie Wackie on Saturday helping with garbage clean-up, as well as a door-to-door sensitisation programme aimed at getting residents in the East Rural St Andrew constituency up to speed about the threat from the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector for the dreaded Zika virus (ZIKV)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Sex Workers Back On MoBay’s Streets. In what appears to be an act of defiance, sex workers were back on the streets of Montego Bay in large numbers last weekend, just hours after scores of them were detained, warned and subsequently released by the St James police… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Jamaica College Ready To Accept Boarders. Principal at Jamaica College (JC), Ruel Reid, is strongly recommending that students at the all-boy institution who live outside the Corporate Area consider boarding… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Ashley Named For Three Awards By WBC. World Boxing Council (WBC) Female Super Bantamweight champion, Jamaica’s Alicia Ashley, has been nominated for three awards that will be made during the second WBC Female Convention that will be held in Tijuana, Mexico, from January 27-31… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com