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


  1. Criminalising Online Bullying Gets Committee’s OK. A Joint-Select Committee considering reforms to the Cybercrimes Act has accepted a recommendation for the criminalising of acts such as cyber threat and bullying… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Ja Narrows Trade Deficit. Jamaica says it has narrowed its trade deficit by 0.3 per cent at the start of the year to US$401 million… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Reading Coaches Initiative Making A Positive Difference. Scores of early-grade primary-school children in several parishes are showing remarkable improvements in their reading skills, courtesy of new strategies being used by their teachers who are beneficiaries of an exciting reading coaches initiative… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Angry, Violent, Abusive Patients Frustrate Public-Hospital Staff. Doctors and nurses across Jamaica’s public hospitals have been undergoing tremendous stress ever since the Government introduced the no-user-fee policy five years ago… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. C’bean Terrace Wary As Hurricane Season Blows Into Town. It is the beginning of the hurricane season and once again residents of Caribbean Terrace in eastern St Andrew are unsure of where they stand… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Bolt, Gatlin Face Off. After a pedestrian start to the season, six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt will be looking to shake off the rust in today’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome, where he is set to face the talkative Olympic bronze medallist Justin Gatlin in the 100m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com