6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 27, 2015


  1. High Youth Unemployment Worries PNP. Although buoyed by recent poll findings showing an eight percentage surge on its main political rival, the People’s National Party (PNP) is hoping to improve its political fortunes before Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller flies the gate for an election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Celebrate! Celebrate! Hanna Tells Jamaicans To Embrace ‘Emancipendence’. Jamaica’s culture minister has urged the nation to resist any temptation to shun Emancipation and Independence events that will be staged from Friday, July 31, to Thursday, August 6, under the theme ‘Proud and Free…Jamaica 53’… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. No Gay Parade, But LGBT To Stage Pride Events During Emancipendence Week. The Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community has said all is in place for its Pride 2015 celebrations, the first of its kind in Jamaica, which coincides with the week of Emancipation and Independence celebrations from August 1 to 5… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Mom Searches For Answers After Surgery Leaves 10-Year-Old Blind, Paralysed. Luchane Stewart is still trying to come to terms with the condition of her 10-year-old son, Rushaun Dixon, who has been left blind and paralysed since undergoing a medical procedure to remove gall stones… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Princess Margaret Hospital In Need Of Ultrasound Machine – August 1 Food And Health Fair To Help Buy Equiptment. A well-needed ultrasound machine, in addition to equipment for hygienic purposes, is among several urgent needs at the Princess Margaret Hospital in St Thomas that organisers of an annual three-in-one health fair, food festival, and cook-off are planning to address… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Boyz Beaten 3-1 In Gold Cup Final – Mexico Gain Seventh Hold On Trophy. The confetti, the fireworks moment was not the one they had hoped for, with their players not on the podium… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com