6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 23, 2013


  1. Wrong Way For Jamaica – Business Leaders Wary Of Singapore Prosperity Road Map’s Value To Island. Some local business leaders are expressing reservations about the so-called ‘Singapore model’ being used as the formula to break the back of Jamaica’s chronic economic woes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. JPS Inks Bogue Natural Gas Deal. The Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) and a consortium of companies led by Fueling Tech Incorporated (FTI) International Group have entered into an agreement to bring natural gas to the Bogue Power Station in St James… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Emancipendence Activities Given Youthful Touch – Hanna. Culture Minister Lisa Hanna is vowing that Emancipendence activities for 2013 will be youth relevant… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Shipping Industry Brought Up To Date On Container Security. Members of the shipping industry were last week briefed on issues related to container security on the Port of Kingston. The briefing was conducted by the United States Container Security Initiative team in Kingston, during the Shipping Association of Jamaica’s (SAJ) Lunch and Learn Seminar on Wednesday, July 17… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Guard Against Glaucoma. A rather mysterious eye disease, glaucoma, is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. This hidden threat of anyone losing their eyesight can be very disconcerting… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. MVP Stands By Powell, Simpson. President of MVP Track Club, Bruce James, yesterday underlined the club’s support for embattled members Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, after the pair’s ‘A’ sample returned positive results for a banned substance… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com