6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 4, 2013


  1. Williams To Focus On Getting Convictions. With the latest data from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) showing an escalation in murders and other serious crimes across some of the traditional hot spots, newly minted head of the crime portfolio, Carl Williams, says his first order of business will be to increase the rate of criminal convictions and build the investigative capacity of the police… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Church Won’t Bow To Gays – Clergyman Calls For Religious Leaders To Stand Firm Against Homosexuality. Amid recent claims of human rights violations from gay rights activists, executive director of the Church of God in Jamaica Lenworth Anglin has indicated that the Church will continue to vigorously oppose efforts from the homosexual community to have the country revise its buggery laws… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Dad’s Ex-Lover Charged With Four-Year-Old’s Murder – Duanvale Continues To Mourn Natasha Brown. A date has not yet been set for the first court appearance of Marvia Patterson, who has been formally charged with murder after being taken into custody in the aftermath of last Tuesday’s killing of Natasha Brown in Duanvale, Trelawny… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. JTA Wrong To Boot Dixon – Reid. A former president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) is taking issue with the organisation’s decision to remove Doran Dixon from the ballot for its upcoming presidential election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. RGD Makes Changes To Delivery Service. The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) has announced that it will, as of today, discontinue the delivery of certificates/packages through contracted couriers to customers in some communities of Kingston and Portmore, St Catherine… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Reggae Boyz Hunt Victory… In Big World Cup Qualifier Against Equally Desperate Mexico. Win is the word. That will be the target for Jamaica and Mexico too, when they clash today in a CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying (WCQ) football match at the National Stadium at 8:30 p.m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com