6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 10, 2015


  1. Comrades Fuming … They Don’t Want Joan Gordon Webly In Their Camp. The People’s National Party (PNP) seems set to explode with members, blind with rage and on a collision course with the leadership, following disclosure that old Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) stalwart Joan Gordon Webly is now in the camp of the comrades… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Solar Farm To Bring 400 Jobs To Content Village. Some 400 jobs are to be created in Content Village, Clarendon, over the next year, during the construction phase of a 20 megawatt solar-energy plant… Read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com

  3. Portia Shuns Holness’ Call For Growth Czar. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has dismissed a suggestion from her Opposition counterpart to appoint a czar with responsibility for growth, saying that the Cabinet is charged with doing that – bringing growth and development to the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Driving Under The Influence – Smoking Ganja Could Be A Major Factor In Road Accidents, Fatalities. Recognising that many persons are unaware that smoking ganja significantly reduces their coordination and driving skills, resulting in what is known as drug driving, the Ministry of Health is seeking to both introduce laws to protect the public from drug drivers, as well as a public-education campaign on the issue… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Persons Proficient In Math Earn More, Says Ministry Coordinator. People who are proficient in maths can earn as much as 40 per cent more in the emerging job market, Dr Tamika Benjamin, mathematics coordinator at the Ministry of Education, recently indicated, as she made the case for the ministry’s move to adopt the Singapore maths model… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Two Medals For Ja At University Games. Jamaica won two silver medals on yesterday’s second day of the 28th World University Summer Games in Gwangju, South Korea… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com