6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 29, 2016


  1. God, Help Us – JLP Pleads For Divine Intervention, Mass Conversion Of Comrades. A clergyman last night sent up prayers to God asking him to cause People’s National Party supporters to vote for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. US Official Endorses Economic Reform. Jamaica’s economic programme yesterday attracted sweeping endorsements from a high-ranking United States (US) official even as he issued an assurance that his government was not concerned about the outcome of the upcoming polls… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Human Rights Abuse In The Bahamas. A Supreme Court order for Jamaican Matthew Sewell to be given immigration status has been flatly refused, after the 28-year-old won a false imprisonment case against Bahamian police last October… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Warn Jamaicans Against Vote Buying, Chuck Tells NIA. Opposition Spokesman on Justice Delroy Chuck has called on the National Integrity Action (NIA) to place its microscope squarely on the electoral process in the upcoming weeks, warning Jamaicans against corrupt practices as election fever heats up… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Education Ministry Plans Anti-ZIKV Clean-Up Day For Schools. The Ministry of Education says it is to undertake an islandwide clean up of schools as part of activities to mitigate against the impact of the Zika virus (ZIKV)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Organisers Expect Exciting Gibson McCook Relays. Gibson McCook Relays organising committee chairman, Professor Rainford Wilks, believes this year’s 40th renewal is set to be one of the biggest, most exciting, and well-attended while revealing that they are hoping to make it an international staple, and calendar affair using the new media, broadcast and communication platforms of their sponsors… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com