6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 1, 2013


  1. Toll Takes Toll – Highway Rates Hit Households Hard As Hike Looms. They say only two things are certain in life, death and taxes. For Portmore and other residents, you can add an increase to the toll charge… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ‘Beware Bogus Employment Agencies’. Labour and Social Security Minister Derrick Kellier has warned Jamaicans to be wary of organisations that appear overnight offering training and overseas employment without having them verified as legitimate… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Senate Passes Revenue Admin Amendment Act. The Senate last Friday passed the Revenue Administration (Amendment) Act… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Adopt The Singapore Model – Chuck. Saying he walked approximately two miles of Singapore’s roadway combing the sidewalks to see if he would find cigarette butts, the opposition spokesman on national security, Delroy Chuck, is convinced Jamaica should adopt some practices from the Asian country if the country is to achieve significant reduction in crime and grow its economy… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. West Indies Win Thriller. Opener Johnson Charles and fast bowler Kemar Roach were the stars of the show yesterday for the West Indies, who recorded a tense one-wicket win over India in the second match of the Celkon Mobile Tri-Nation one-day international series at Sabina Park… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Absolutely No Plans For Surgery – Blake’s Manager. Yohan Blake’s manager, Cubie Seegobin, has dismissed reports in sections of the local media that world 100m champion, Yohan Blake, is set to skip the 100m at next month’s IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Moscow… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com