6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 3, 2014


  1. Prisoners Go To School – Correctional Services Turns Spotlight On Rehabilitation Of Short-Term Inmates. The Department of Correctional Services is sending some prisoners back to school… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Solar Power Risk – JPS Cautions That Alternative Energy Drive May Push Electricity Prices Higher. With renewables expected to account for 20 per cent of the country’s energy mix by 2018, John Kistle, senior vice-president for generation at the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), is worried that this could cause some Jamaicans to pay more for electricity… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Cops On Lottery Scam Fight: We Can’t Do Much More. The Jamaican police say there is not much more they can do in the fight against lottery scamming… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. NWA Promises Fixed St Mary Roads For Hurricane Season. Areas in St Mary which were affected by flood rains among other natural disasters in January should be in a state of normality by the middle of July… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Closing Submissions In Smikle Case. The anti-doping hearing of Jamaica’s national discus record holder, Traves Smikle, continues to drag on… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Carole Beckford Is New Film Commissioner. JAMPRO yesterday announced its new film commissioner and manager of the creative industries in the person of well-known media and sports management personality Carole Beckford… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com