6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 11, 2014


  1. ‘Morrison Must Go’ – UTech President Under Fire For Breaches. Serious concerns have been raised about president of the University of Technology (UTech) Professor Errol Morrison’s management of the institution, with suggestions coming forward that he be replaced… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. STATIN Misses Out On $27.9m UN Grant. Grant funding amounting to US$259,162 (J$27.9 m) from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) to develop a National Statistics System (NSS) for the country has been lost owing to delays in its implementation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. St Thomas Cops To Crack Down On Children After Hours. The St Thomas police have issued a warning to parents that children seen on the street and at dances after hours, will be taken into protective custody and the parents will have to give an account on their care and protection… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Give More Major Projects To Local Contractors – Zacca. Christopher Zacca, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), has restated a call for more local contractors to be employed on major projects to drive economic growth… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Golding Thrashes Sections Of Draft Teaching Council Bill. Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has rubbished sections of the contentious draft Jamaica Teaching Council (JTC) bill, as being burdensome and, in some parts, unclear of its intended purpose… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Reynolds Sets Sights On Top Job. Assistant coach Minette Reynolds has her sight fixed on becoming the head coach of Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls following the departure of Oberon Pitterson-Nattie from the post last week… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com