6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 19, 2013


  1. INDECOM Gives Cops Thumbs Up In Most Questionable Incidents. Head of the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) Terrence Williams has exonerated the island’s lawmen in the majority of cases where the actions of members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force have been called into question… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Street Light Audit To Be Completed By September. Within the next two months, the Government should be in a position to tell taxpayers how much they have been forking out to pay for non-functioning street lights… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Flow Cuts Call Rates. Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited, operators of Flow, has made new cuts to its phone rates, which it says have made Flow the most affordable of such services in the market… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Consumer Confidence Hits New Low, But Businesses Upbeat. Optimism about Jamaica’s investment climate has resulting in an uptick in business confidence for the June quarter, but consumers are downbeat about their economic prospects, describing the current conditions as “horrible”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. ‘Tie Dem Up!’ – Charles Urges Farmers To Help In The Fight Against Praedial Larceny. There were howls of objections from legislators in Parliament on Tuesday after North Central Clarendon Member of Parliament (MP) Pearnel Charles urged Jamaican farmers to form “vigilante groups” to curtail the activities of praedial larcenists… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Shelly, Jeter Clash To Heat Up Monaco. Six Jamaicans, including two-time 100m Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, will compete in today’s Monaco Diamond League… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com