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



  1. Drastic Measures – Radical Changes Coming To Tackle Murder Wave, Says Malahoo Forte. Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte has sent a strong signal that the Andrew Holness administration is prepared to make radical changes to cramp the spiralling murder rate, declaring that…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. OUR-Approved JPS Rate Hike Hits Home August. Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) customers will see an increase in their August electricity bills as a result of the average 2.6 per cent rate increase the Office of Utilities Regulation yesterday (OUR) announced it had granted the energy company…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. JLP Deputy General Secretary Applies For NSWMA Top Job. An executive director of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is to be appointed in less than two…Read more Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ‘It Was Important To Spend Time Out There’ – Gayle Lists Key Elements In Tallawahs Win Over Trinbago Knight Riders. Captain Chris Gayle says remaining at the crease for as long as he possibly could was one of the main goals contributing to his unbeaten century, which led Jamaica Tallawahs to a seven-wicket win over…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Cruise Deal To Be Disclosed – Port Authority, Royal Caribbean Lose Access To Information Case; To Release Contract Documents. Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited and subsidiary Falmouth Jamaica Land Company have failed in their bid to deny disclosure of contractual arrangements with the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), largely because…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Low Turnout For International Reggae Day Conference. There was a wealth of information to soak up at this year’s staging of the International Reggae Day (IRD) Conference, but like last year, there were hardly enough people in attendance to take advantage of all that the event had to offer…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com