6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 21, 2016


  1. Not Enough – Phillips Wants Holness To Table Records In Parliament For Independent Verification. Peter Phillips, the man who started calls for Prime Minister Andrew Holness to publicly release his finances, has suggested it is not enough that Holness has now done so to select media houses, saying he expected…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ‘Unacceptable’ – Education Minister Moves To Address Auxiliary Items Being Charged In Registration Fees. Minister of Education Ruel Reid has asked that principals seek the approval of the Ministry of Education for all fees that are to be requested from parents. His call comes as…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Government Remains Committed To Education Sector – Reid. Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has said the Government remains focused on ensuring that schools are able to meet their financial obligations. The minister was…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. James Wants Gold – National Champion ‘Determined To Win Medal’ At World Juniors. THREE years ago, Tiffany James, then a student at Papine High School, picked up her first major medal in track and field while competing for Jamaica at the World Youth Championships in Donetsk, Ukraine, as she finished third in the girls’ 400 metres in 53.56 seconds…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Desperate West Indies Hunt Win. Captain Jason Holder was under no illusions yesterday about what West Indies needed to do in order to qualify for the final of the Tri-Nations Series. Ahead of their two final preliminary games, the hosts are bottom of the three-team tournament on…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Burke, ZS Impress At CFW. Pulse Model Agency has made a permanent mark on international fashion. The agency boasts some of the Caribbean’s most successful fashion models who, after being thrown into the whirlwind of the fashion, land firmly on their feet…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com