6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 5, 2013

  1. Warrants Aplenty.  The Police Traffic Division has revealed that it now has more than 60,000 arrest warrants for persons with outstanding traffic tickets….read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Search On For Possible Jury Misconduct In Buju’s Trial.  One of Buju Banton’s trial attorneys has alleged that the actions of Terri Wright led to fellow jurors changing their minds and returned guilty verdicts for the Jamaican reggae superstar….read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Drought Triggers NWC Caution On Water Use.  With the country now experiencing a period of drought, the National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that some of its systems are already faced with significant challenges…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. PM Speaks On Her Government’s First Year In Office.  One year after she was sworn in as prime minister for the second time, Portia Simpson Miller will address the nation in a national broadcast on Sunday…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Cultural Hub For Montego Bay – Plans Afoot To Revive Montego Bay Civic Centre.  Central St James Member of Parliament (MP) Lloyd B. Smith said that he is aiming for a cultural revival in Montego Bay, which will include making improvements to the Montego Bay Civic Centre in Sam Sharpe Square…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Nine-Year-Old Shines At Genesis, Montego Bay.  At nine years old, Junior Gospel Champion Ramone Watson somewhat fulfilled the prophetic declaration ‘A little child shall lead them’ when he upstaged his more established and senior counterparts at Genesis 2013, held at the Montego Bay Community College on New Years’ Day…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com