6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 11, 2013


  1. Freeness – No-User-Fee Policy Worsening Poor Service – CaPRI Study. The quality of service in Jamaica’s public hospitals has got worse since the no-user-fee policy was introduced five years ago. It is now ineffective and inefficient, with nurses and doctors displaying an apathetic attitude towards patients and their general duties… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. More Teachers Than Vacancies. There are more teachers being trained than spaces available in public schools… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Look To Canada For Energy Solution – Diaspora Member. A member of the diaspora in Canada has said that it is time Jamaica engage Canada in the discussions aimed at eking out an alternative energy solution to solve the local energy crisis… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Call A General Election Now, Shaw Tells Gov’t. Arguing that there is an absence of leadership at Heroes Circle and Jamaica House, Audley Shaw, the Opposition spokesman on finance, planning, growth and economic development, says the Government may want to consider calling a general election to give Jamaicans an opportunity to elect persons to properly administer its affairs… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Duhaney Pen Danger. Duhaney Pen, a community close to the old Goodyear Oval in St Thomas, offers a brilliant view of the Caribbean Sea… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Victory A Must For Reggae Boyz. Halfway through CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying (WCQ) and bottom of the pile, the Reggae Boyz are looking to take down their remaining opponents one by one… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com