6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 26, 2014


  1. Child-Care Breach: CDA Report Blasts Gomes In Sex-Ed Saga. The six privately run children’s homes that gave approval for Jamai-cans for Justice (JFJ) to introduce an unauthorised sex- education programme in their institutions have been accused of breaching child-care regulations and could face tough sanctions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. What The Law Says … Child Care And Protection Regulations. Child Care and Protection (Children’s Homes) Regulations, 2007 Regulation 15(2)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Fire Stations Fail Safety Test. The Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) has failed critical fire safety standards it imposes on other public facilities, at seven of its locations, including its headquarters… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Short Salaries Ail Doctors At Cornwall Regional. Western Jamaica’s premier health-care facility, the Cornwall Regional Hospital, was bracing for problems last night after several doctors reported sick… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. ‘Scandal!’ – McKenzie Wants Junior Minister To Step Down For Attending ‘Bebe’s’ Funeral. Following her decision to attend and speak at the funeral of Kenrick ‘Bebe’ Stephenson, who the police said was a leading figure in the lottery scam originating out of western Jamaica, opposition Member of Parliament (MP) Desmond McKenzie wants Sharon Ffolkes Abrahams to step down as junior minister in the industry, investment and commerce ministry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Sprint Start For National Trials. The hunt for spots on the national team to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, begins today at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Supreme Ventures National Track and Field Championships… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com