6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 17, 2014


  1. Indecent Exposure – Oral, Anal Sex Acceptance Sneaked Into JFJ Course In Children’s Homes. There are signs emerging that the sexual education course introduced into six private children’s homes by human-rights group Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) was hijacked by gay-rights promoters… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Hanna Demands Answers On Sex-Ed Course For State Wards. Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna has demanded an explanation from the Child Development Agency (CDA) in light of reports surrounding the unauthorised sexual education programme being implemented by human-rights group Jamaicans For Justice (JFJ) in six privately operated children’s homes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. JTA Sticking To Guns On Master Booklist Dispute. The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is sticking to its guns that the Ministry of Education should give teachers the independence to choose some textbooks for students as they see fit… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. PriceSmart Ban On Cuban Diplomats Lifted. An agreement has been reached between PriceSmart and local Cuban officials following the wholesale club’s decision to suspend the accounts of Cuban Embassy staff and citizens of that nation residing in Jamaica without permanent residency… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. CONCACAF Earning Respect. They’re here. Jamaica is not. Yet while none of the four CONCACAF teams at the 2014 World Cup are shedding any tears over the Reggae Boyz’ failure to squeeze them out of a place at football’s top tournament, early results by the region’s representatives at ‘Copa Mundo’ appear to have earned Jamaica some measure of respect… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Bringing Back The Ward – Volunteers Give Iconic Theatre A Facelift. A love for the Ward Theatre and a desperate desire to see it restored to its former glory were the main reasons given by several of the persons who volunteered their time last Saturday and Sunday to begin the clean-up of the magnificent facility in the heart of downtown Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com