6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 5, 2014


  1. Blame Portia – Opposition Believes Prime Minister Caused Energy Project Setback. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness yesterday blamed Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller for the latest failed attempt by the Government to get the 381-megawatt project started… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Land Titles On Offer But No Takers – State Searches For 1,000 Beneficiaries. Jamaica’s land authorities are searching for 1,000 persons who have been allotted land titles as a result of their occupation of land settlement schemes across the island… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Samuel: Butt Out, You Meddling Politicians. A senior strategic advisor on governance and infrastructure regulations has called on political leaders to shy away from negotiating contracts and leave this to the technocrats employed in various ministries… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Caribbean Alliances Key To Attracting Investment – PwC Partner Believes Region Could Woo More Investors As A Bloc. Caribbean nations are being urged to create greater alliances among themselves in their quest to attract private investors from outside the region… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Schäfer Wants Early Commitment To Jamaica. Jamaica’s train to a possible World Cup berth in 2018 is already leaving the station. And, it seems players invited by head coach Winfried Schäfer but hesitate to board won’t get another ticket to ride… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘Left Leg Problem’ Held Back Fraser-Pryce In Eugene – Jamaican Speedster Back On Diamond League Trail In Rome. Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will return to the Diamond League stage at today’s Rome Golden Gala, looking to make up for last week’s disappointing last-place finish at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com