6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 8, 2016


  1. Secret Budget – Montague Wants Allocations To National Security Ministry Hidden From Prying Eyes Of Criminal. Declaring that it was time to make tough choices, National Security Minister Robert Montague has revealed that he is now taking steps to have the budgetary allocation to his ministry kept from the public…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. State Of Emergency Would Damage Brand Jamaica, Says MBCCI And JHTA. The Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) and the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) have stated that due to its capacity to damage Brand Jamaica, they are against the imposition of a state…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Sewer Mains In Kingston Need Urgent Replacement – Chang. The perennial overflowing of sewage on the streets of downtown Kingston is to receive attention from the Government as it seeks funding in the sum of $3 billion from the Inter American Development Bank to start work…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Bolt Selected For 100, 200m. Sprinting superstar Usain Bolt will be among the names listed by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) on Monday when it confirms the athletes who have qualified to represent Jamaica at next month’s Olympic Games…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica Public Service Seeking To Forge Deal With Tesla Electric Cars. Power utility Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) will seek to forge a deal with American electric car maker Tesla Motors in order to generate a buzz, and hopefully demand, for electric vehicles…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘L’Antoinette’s Dream’ Keeps Changing. L’Antoinette’s Dream keeps changing. That is not a charge of inconsistency against Dr L’Antoinette Stines, artistic director and chief choreographer of L’Acadco, the dance company she founded…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com