6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 13, 2016

Dr David Smith
Dr David Smith
  1. Scrapped – Gov’t Pulls Plug On Controversial $1-Billion Negril Breakwater Project. The decision of the Andrew Holness administration to scrap the controversial billion-dollar Negril Breakwater Project has been described as…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Laws To Be Strengthened To Punish Child Killers – Grange. The gruesome killing of three-year-old Nevalesia Campbell in Brown’s Town, St Ann, last weekend has spurred the Government and, by extension, lawmakers into action with an urgent commitment to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Principals And NPTAJ Butt Heads Over Low Level Of PTA Registration With National Body. Of the 971 public schools in Jamaica only 208 or 21 per cent have registered their Parent Teacher’s Association (PTA) with the National Parent Teachers Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ)…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Morgan Heading To CAS To Appeal Omission From Jamaica Olympic Team. President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, has confirmed that the association is in receipt of a letter from lawyers representing Jamaican discus thrower Jason Morgan that outlines…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. New H&L Owners To Upgrade Three Stores, Rebrand AgroGrace. Construction retail chain Hardware & Lumber Limited (H&L) will spend $200 million to upgrade key stores and will be replacing AgroGrace with…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘L’Antoinette’s Dream’ Shown Through Good Lighting. Artistic director L’Antoinette Stines, of L’Acadco: Caribbean Dance Force, had a ‘dream’ for their 2016 season of dance. The dream was to combine her company, with…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com