6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 28, 2014


  1. ‘Parents To Blame’ … At Fault For Allowing Widespread Sexual Activity Among Kids – Nat’l PTA Boss. With several videos of schoolchildren engaging in sexually explicit activities surfacing online in recent times, questions are now being asked about what can be done to prevent the phenomenon from becoming more widespread… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Gov’t To Consider Single Regulator For ICT. The Government is to receive funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to hire a consultant to study the viability of a single regulator for the information communication technology (ICT) industry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Operating Theatres Used As Office Space At Falmouth Hospital. The new state-of-the-art operating theatres at the Falmouth Hospital in Trelawny, which were built to coincide with the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup, are currently being used as office space for the chief executive officer and acting matron, while surgical procedures are being carried out in what has been described as a run-down surgery room constructed in 1954… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Jamaica Could Become Major Exporter Of Aviation Professionals. Director general of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA), Leroy Lindsay, has indicated that Jamaica could become a major exporter of pilots and air traffic controllers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. KSAC Cleans The City. The Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) has said it is prepared to ensure that downtown Kingston is on par with Vision 2030 and the clean-up of the streets is the first step in that direction… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. JFF, Schäfer Strike Deal – German To Coach Boyz Until 2018. After negotiations with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) which lasted just over a month, Winfried Schäfer has agreed to a new contract which will see him resume duties as the head coach of Jamaica’s national senior team until 2018… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com