6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 10, 2016

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  1. New Architecture For Ministries Coming. The architecture that is to support the Cabinet that forms the engine of the Prime Minister Andrew Holness administration should become clear in the coming weeks… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. OPM Seeks To Quiet Concerns Over Environment Portfolio. The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has sought to quiet concerns over the lack of a designated environment and/or climate change ministry, but stakeholders remain sceptical… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. New House Speaker Gets Sympathy, Support From Predecessor. “My sympathy and support.” Those were the words from Michael Peart, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, to his successor, who, as of today, will preside over a House which, for the first time in Jamaica’s parliamentary history, will have an equal number of members on the government and opposition benches… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Family Affair In Gordon House. When Prime Minister Andrew Holness takes his seat in the new Parliament today, he will have the enviable record of being the first head of government to have his wife sitting no farther than a glance behind him… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Triple Murder Rocks Norwood – Dispute Over Wet Telephone The Cause. Three men were murdered gangland-style in the Shanty Town section of Norwood in Montego Bay, St James, yesterday in what Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor has described as yet another example of the senseless killings plaguing the parish… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Bolt Eager To Show Speed At Racers Grand Prix. Speaking at the launch of the inaugural Racers Grand Prix yesterday, club patriarch Glen Mills is promising a meet with a difference, while his top draw, Usain Bolt, says he will be using the June 11 event to show his readiness ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com