6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 24, 2016

Curtis Ward, former Jamaican ambassador to the United Nations (Security Council Affairs)
Curtis Ward, former Jamaican ambassador to the United Nations (Security Council Affairs)
  1. Vote Against Deportation – Diplomat Urges Caribbean-Americans To Look To Democrats For Immigration Reform. In the wake of a split decision yesterday by the United States Supreme Court blocking US President Barack Obama’s immigration plan, which sought to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Jamaican Police Say Conviction Guaranteed After 25-Y-O Man Charged For Deaths Of US Missionaries. Jamaican police say a conviction should be expected based on the evidence they have turned over to prosecutors, who will seek to get locked away…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com 
  3. Code Of Conduct Needed For Public Bodies – Cabinet Secretary. Several members appointed to public bodies do not have a full grasp of their roles and responsibilities, which may warrant a code of conduct to guide them upon their appointment…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Lloyd Out, Browne In. Distinguished former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd has been axed as chairman of selectors after just two years in charge and replaced by Courtney Browne. The 71-year-old was appointed for a two-year term back in August 2014 but will now make way for…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Casino Resort Projects Delayed – Celebration Needs Land, Harmony Cove Financing Appears Unresolved. Celebration Jamaica Development Limited has applied to the Ministry of Finance and Public Service for an extension of the provisional order for the construction of hotel rooms for its integrated casino resort in Montego Bay…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Practical Programmes For All Seasons. This summer, Digital Technology meets Culture is being offered by the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), from July 4-29 at the university’s Centre for the Arts. Musical Theatre is being offered by…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com