6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 5, 2015

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  1. No Room In Private Sector For Displaced Government Workers. Chief Executive Officer of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), Dennis Chung, has warned that there is no place in the sector for displaced, untrained public-sector workers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Cops Fired More Than 1000 Rounds In Tivoli. Forty-one personnel from the Mobile Reserve Division fired nearly 1,300 rounds of ammunition around the time of the May 2010 operations in the west Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Human And Nature-Ravaged St Thomas – A Happening Disaster. St Thomas, Jamaica’s most easterly parish, is a region of great geographical diversity. At the extreme north, the Blue Mountain range stretches across the parish… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Time Running Out For JSPCA. The Jamaica Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (JSPCA), teetering on the edge of the abyss, is only a short step away from plummeting… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Agro-Park High-Technology In St Thomas … Oh Yea? In a recent Gleaner Editors’ Forum on climate change, Donovan Stanberry, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, spoke about some of the climate change-mitigation efforts in agriculture. He declared that there was a “climate-smart approach to agriculture”, saying, “We have introduced ordinary folks to high-technology agriculture through intervention, such as drip irrigation”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. West Indies Facing Defeat. West Indies were once again staring at a possible defeat after Adam Voges defied a career-best haul from leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo to become the 20th Australian to score a century on Test debut and give the visitors a vice grip on the second Test yesterday.