6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 11, 2015


  1. Munroe Wants Outside Help To Nail Tax Dodgers. Executive Director of the National Integrity Action (NIA), Professor Trevor Munroe, has called on Jamaica’s international development partners to pressure the Government into passing tough laws to crack down on large companies that evade the tax net… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Clergymen Condemn Sexual Abuse Against Children. Allegations of sexual abuse against children by some church leaders have triggered strong condemnation from at least two clergymen, who have urged victims to report the perpetrators to the police… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Mum Is The Word – Jamaicans Are No Whistle-Blowers. Jamaicans have chosen to remain silent rather than use whistle-blower legislation to report improper conduct, whether in the public or private sector… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. China Harbour Eyes Three Hotels On North Coast. China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) plans to build three hotels on the 1,200 acres of land it will receive from the Government after it completes the construction of the north-south link of Highway 2000… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. ICT/BPO Policy In The Works. Jamaica is to create a national information and communications technology/business process outsourcing (ICT/BPO) policy aimed at regulating the sector which is said to be the fastest growing in the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Bloomfield Ready To Explode. Akeem Bloomfield’s record-breaking 45.41 seconds 400-metre run for Under-20 boys at Sunday’s Carifta Trials set the National Stadium alight and made the Kingston College (KC) youngster the third-fastest local junior quarter-miler ever… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com