6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 12, 2014


  1. Judge Urges Jury To Check If Texts Back Main Witness’s Report. Supreme Court judge, Lennox Campbell, has asked the jury in the Vbyz Kartel murder trial to look at the text messages to see if they support the evidence of the prosecution’s main witness… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner-com
  2. Wanted – Survey Shows Engineers Are Becoming Scarce As Demand Increases. A technocrat in the Ministry of Labour has signalled that engineers are becoming an extinct breed in Jamaica, while the demand for those with this qualification continues to grow at a rapid pace… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. UTech Council To Decide Morrison’s Fate. According to inside sources, as early as next Monday, the Council of the University of Technology (UTech) could come to a decision on the recommendations – put forward in a report from the Special Advisory Committee – for a number of changes at the institution… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Analysing Jamaica’s Debt To GDP Ratio. Throughout the years, Jamaica’s high debt, relative to GDP (debt to GDP ratio), has been a cause for concern to the Government, citizens and the international community… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. ‘Sexual And Reproductive Health In Jamaica’ Addresses Multiple Areas Of Study. Policymakers, service providers, teachers and students now have access to new information on ‘Sexual and Reproductive Health in Jamaica’, with the release of an extensive research on the subject… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Fraser-Pryce Confirmed For JII. Olympic and World Indoor champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce leads a talented field already booked for the IAAF WC/Jamaica International Invitational, with more big names expected to be added ahead of the May 3 meet… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com