6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 25, 2013


  1. Tivoli Boycott – JLP Labels Proposed Commission Of Enquiry A Waste Of Time. Declaring the Tivoli Gardens Commission of Enquiry a waste of time and claiming its terms of reference have been designed by the Government to vilify the people of West Kingston, the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) has indicated it has no intention of taking part… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Port Maria Not Ready For Storm Season. St Mary’s capital, Port Maria, got a hefty one-two combination during the 2012 hurricane season… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Nov Completion Date Set For Unfinished School. The Ministry of Education was in damage-control mode yesterday evening, after scores of parents turned up at the New Testament Church of God in Gregory Park, Portmore, St Catherine, to voice their displeasure with their children being placed at an unfinished high school… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Good News For Sicklers. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited disease in which haemoglobin, the oxygen carrying pigment found in our red blood cells, is abnormal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. KingstOOn Opens Eyes To Animation – Film Commissioner Sees Opportunities For Investment And Employment. Kingston’s premier animation festival, KingstOOn, finished on a high note last Friday to seal the deal on a successful first staging… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. A Blessed Experience – Clarke. Long-time Calabar High School coach Michael Clarke said that he feels honoured, following his selection as head coach for Jamaica’s team to this summer’s IAAF World Championships of Athletics in Moscow… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com