6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 18, 2016


  1. Portia: Dissidents Won’t Get Away With It. A fiery People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller yesterday threatened Comrades who bring the party into disrepute by taking its business in the public domain, telling the conference of the party’s Women’s Movement that “no one will get away with it” under her leadership…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Helping Hands – MoBay Doctor Reattaches 21-Y-O’s Severed Limb. Doctors at the Carnegie Hand Institute in Montego Bay, St James, have successfully reattached the left hand of a pregnant 21-year-old of Petersfield, Westmoreland, after it was severed during a domestic dispute in the parish last Saturday morning…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. CDA Provides Counseling For Nevalesia Campbell’s Sibling. The Child Development Agency’s (CDA) team of first responders conducted an assessment of the brother of Nevalesia Campbell, through play therapy session, which revealed he is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and will need further counselling…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Toughest Tallawahs Test! – Nixon … Coach Readies Team For Big CPL Clash Against Knight Riders. Jamaica Tallawahs coach Paul Nixon has suggested that tonight’s third and penultimate game of their four-match HERO Motocorp Caribbean Premier League home fixtures against Trinbago Knight Riders at Sabina Park, beginning at 8 p.m., could be their toughest…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. HAJ Boss To Tackle Slow Projects. The new acting boss at the state-run Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) says he wants to do right by depositors whose money the agency collected three years ago, but have so far failed to deliver their homes…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Matalon Implores Start-Ups To Develop Business Plans. Local companies are still overlooking the value of having a business plan, especially when seeking funding, according to co-founder and chairman of First Angels Jamaica, Joseph M. Matalon…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com