6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 19, 2015


  1. Padmore Primary Reaps Success After Threat Of Closure. Four years ago, the education ministry signalled that it was taking steps to close Padmore Primary, a school in the hills of St Andrew… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. GSAT Joy And Sadness Throughout The Corporate Area. It was a day of joy for some and a moment of disappointment for other students at primary and prep schools in the Corporate Area who received their Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) results yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Big Waivers To Popular Jamaicans. Several prominent Jamaicans were beneficiaries of waivers last fiscal year, some being athletes, politicians, lawyers and public servants… Read at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Battered Hylton Moves To Salvage Credibility … Samuda Tells Him To Resign. Seeking to salvage his own credibility, Industry Minister Anthony Hylton told parliamentarians on Tuesday that Krauck Systems and Anchor Financial Group LLC had shown financial instruments to the Government as part of its proof that it should be considered a serious partner for the development of projects in Jamaica related to the global logistics hub… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaicans To Walk For The Climate. In a few months, Jamaicans will have the opportunity to act in the interest of the climate, thanks to the efforts of a local firm seeking to put its own stamp on the island’s climate change-response efforts… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Boyz Get Ready For Do-Or-Die Clash. After a fair bit of travelling by air and bus, the Reggae Boyz are in Vina Del Mar for tomorrow’s do-or-die Group B Copa encounter against world number three Argentina, in the Copa America football tournament… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com