6 Things You Need To Know Today: March 12, 2013


  1. Fight For Glory: Top Hurdlers Get Champs 2013 Under Way.  Some of the island’s top junior hurdlers will be the highlight of today’s opening day of the 2013 Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships inside the National Stadium…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Jamaica Faces Battering In US Over Lottery Scam.  Jamaica’s image will take a beating across the globe this week as the deadly lottery scam goes before the United States Senate and will be featured on a major American television network…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com  
  3. Cash Plus Fraud Trial Begins.  The prosecution is to call more than 10 witnesses during the fraud trial of Carlos Hill, former head of the failed unregistered investment scheme Cash Plus Ltd…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Kingston Mayor To Face Court.  Kingston’s Mayor Angela Brown Burke is scheduled to appear in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court this morning…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Almost Full Participation In NDX.  Participation in the National Debt Exchange (NDX) has inched closer to 99 per cent as government and International Monetary Fund (IMF) officials continue talks to ink a final agreement…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Bolt Wins Laureus Award For Third Time.  Usain Bolt has been named sportsman of the year at the Laureus Sports Awards, with Europe’s Ryder Cup golfers honoured as the best team…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com