6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 22, 2016

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  1. Enough! – Too Much Stupidity Causing Carnage On Our Road. Angry at the carnage happening on the roads, in which several accidents have each resulted in multiple fatalities, Jamaicans are being urged to take collective responsibility to put an end to the madness…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ‘Give Us The Job’ – Political Ombudsman Wants To Lead De-Garrisonisation Process. Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown says that her office is willing and ready to take on the onerous task of leading the process to dismantle garrison constituencies in Jamaica…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Kingston Central Police Mourn Loss Of Cop Who Brought In The Most Guns. The Kingston Central police division is mourning the loss of one of its sergeants who colleagues have credited with bringing in the most guns from the division…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. JPS Boss Witnesses Power Cut In Parliament … Committee Meeting Halted. Unbearable heat occasioned by a power outage that rendered the central AC unit in Parliament inoperable yesterday led to the stopping of a committee meeting even as the head of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), Kelly Tomblin, and a number of government technocrats waited to make presentations on plans to boost the country’s capacity to provide more efficient energy…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Gleaner, TVJ Tie For Top Award Advertising Award. The Gleaner Company (Media) Ltd and TVJ tied for the top prize at Tuesday’s Advertising Agencies Association of Jamaica (AAAJ) Awards for 2015. Both companies were awarded Top Media of the Year during the AAAJ’s annual awards event held at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Paramount Partners With Allegheny On Lubricants Plant. Paramount Trading Jamaica Limited has extended its business partnership with Allegheny Petroleum to expand into the production of lubricants. Paramount is already engaged in that line of business but as a distributor of imports. The Jamaican company became sole distributor of Allegheny’s Altra brand of lubricants and oils in Jamaica and the region in 2014…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com