6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 11, 2016


  1. ‘Put Ja First’ – New Parliament Displays Camaraderie As Supporters Hurl Insults On Duke Street. On a day dominated by stark contrasts, Prime Minister Andrew Holness called for parliamentarians on both sides of the aisle to make the nation the priority of all… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. ‘Let’s Work Together’ – Simpson Miller. In a rallying call for both sides of the political divide to work together for the good of Jamaica, Opposition Leader Portia Simpson Miller yesterday signalled that the parliamentary opposition would carry out its job in a manner that contributed to the building of the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Cops Still Probing Sam Sharpe Square Shooting – We Have Identified One Of The Killers, Says McGregor. While a month has elapsed since armed thugs traded gunfire at a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) mass rally in Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay, the police’s probe into the incident is still incomplete, though significant progress has been made… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Take Corruption Seriously, Former T&T Integrity Boss Tells Region. Kenneth Gordon, former chairman of the Integrity Commission in Trinidad and Tobago, is calling for Caribbean leaders to take issues of corruption seriously if they are to see transformation in their respective countries… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Pensioners Urged To Submit Life Certificates. The Accountant General’s Department (AGD) is urging pensioners who have not submitted their life certificates for the January to March quarter to do so as soon as possible, or risk non-disbursement of their pension payments… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Badminton Stars Coming For International Tourney. Determined to be a force to be reckoned with globally in the sport of badminton, Jamaica will stage the second annual International Badminton Tournament this month… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com