6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 7, 2015


  1. Police Chief Gives Himself Perfect Score Amid Soaring Murder Rate. Jamaica’s chief crime fighter, Dr Carl Williams, has given himself full marks on the success of his 10-month tenure as police commissioner, as the murder toll shot past the 600 mark on Sunday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Water Restrictions Heighten – Most In The Corporate Area To Get Every Other Day. More severe water restrictions are being imposed by the National Water Commission (NWC) in the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KMA) as Jamaica continues to face a rapid decline in inflows into the major Corporate Area water-supply systems… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Nutritionist Warns Of Dehydration Dangers Amid Drought. With the scorching heat beating down on the island, one nutritionist is warning Jamaicans not to allow themselves to become dehydrated, as it could lead to serious complications, including death… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. JUTC Oil Tanker Overturns On Port Henderson Road -Transport Officials Question Permit to Travel On Route. A Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) tanker trailer transporting diesel oil overturned yesterday morning on the Port Henderson Road in the vicinity of the fishing village, below the Forum Hotel… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. ‘This Is Not The Jamaica Norman Manley Fought For.’ Manchesterians from all walks of life gathered at the Roxborough Museum last Saturday to commemorate the 122nd anniversary of the birth of one of Jamaica’s national heroes: Norman Washington Manley… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Gold Cup Football: Schafer On Strike – ‘It’s Normal, Boyz Must Now Fight For Jamaica In Matches.’ Describing the players’ strike action as ‘normal’ in the sport, Reggae Boyz head coach, Winfried Schafer, said it is important for the players to understand that they must now fight for their country in matches at the CONCACAF Gold Cup… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com