6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 10, 2013


  1. Youth Ministry Looks To Make Grads More Marketable – New Job-Experience Programme Piloted. Help is on the way for the thousands of tertiary graduates who are usually unable to find jobs after exiting colleges and universities yearly because of little or no work experience… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Arscott Banks On AMANDA To Improve Local Gov’t Efficiency. With the country receiving a less-than-favourable ranking in the last annual Doing Business report, the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development has embarked on a drive to improve the country’s ranking and encourage greater investments… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Agro Parked: NEPA Issues Stop Order On Amity Hall Farm For Breaches. The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has put the brakes on the agro park project at Amity Hall in St Catherine, citing environmental breaches and ordering that immediate remedial steps be taken to mitigate the impact… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Mobile Wallet Providers Race To The Starting Line – Casserley, AIS Among Investors-In-Waiting. The providers of mobile wallet technology and Jamaican service providers are already developing partnerships to launch into business as soon as the central bank green lights the permits… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Trade Board Indemnifies Itself – JUCDA Livid, Prepares For Battle. The Customs declaration form for motor vehicle imports has been amended to exempt agents of the Government from legal liabilities that may arise from age discrepancy of vehicles entering the Jamaican market… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaican Duo Mine Bronze. Jamaica got off the mark on yesterday’s fourth day of the World University Games (WUG) being staged in Kazan, Russia, after the country’s student-athlete representatives secured bronze medals in both the men’s and women’s 400m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com