6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 30, 2015


  1. Wheelchair-Bound Man Killed By JUTC Bus. People’s National Party councillor for the Papine Division, Venesha Phillips, is expressing sadness over the death of Marlon King, a physically challenged man who was killed in an incident involving a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) yesterday afternoon… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Holness Names New Team. A seemingly invigorated Opposition Leader Andrew Holness vowed yesterday to expel the very spectre of disunity haunting the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) as he announced a 31-member council of spokespersons that he stressed does not reflect a future Cabinet… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Certificates No Longer Needed To Export Some Goods – BSJ. Exporters of certain categories of processed food will no longer require a certificate to have their goods leave Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Crime Experts Poached By Local And International Companies. Commissioner of Police Dr Carl Williams has said members of the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) are being poached by local and overseas companies… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Grace Sell Off! “Grace sell off!” declared Don Wehby, chief executive officer of GraceKennedy Group Limited, as he proudly displayed the distinguished trophy his company earned for its outstanding business accomplishments and contribution to national development in Jamaica last year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Sweet Surprise. Jamaica’s left-arm spinner, Nikita Miller, has expressed delight at his inclusion in the West Indies squad for next month’s ICC World Cup, and has vowed to put his best foot forward for cricket’s showpiece event… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com