6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 2, 2013


  1. INDECOM Pulls Over Cops – Oversight Body Advises JCF To End Arbitrary Stop-And-Search Operations In Light Of Ruling. The police oversight body, the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), has recommended that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) suspend all stop-and-search operations until the Police High Command is sure the practice conforms with the Constitution… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Four Bills To Shore Up IMF Deal Passed, 12 To Go. The Portia Simpson Miller administration is moving apace with the promulgation of legislation designated as structural benchmarks under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme, with at least four of 12 bills already passed by Parliament… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. GSAT Placements At Unfinished School Still Causing Jitters. Concerns are mounting as the education ministry scrambles to find places for the 100 students who have been placed at the Cedar Grove Academy in Portmore, St Catherine… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Support For Sectoral Debate Reform Gains Momentum. When Transport, Works and Housing Minister Dr Omar Davies closes the Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives tomorrow, the benediction might be pronounced on the existing format… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. D-Day For JTA Election Results. The winner of the controversial race for the 2013-2014 presidency of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is expected to be known today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. In Moscow, I’ll Run For Breast Cancer Survivors – Williams-Mills. After a one-year fight with breast cancer, leading Jamaican 400m athlete Novlene Williams-Mills has finally broken her silence in a heart-warming revelation of her life-changing struggles… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com