6 Things You Need To Know Today : March 13, 2013

Athletes in the steepchase preliminaries 2013
  1. ‘Take It To Court’ – DPP Won’t Prosecute Cabinet, Suggests Legal Questions Be Put Before A Judge. THE OFFICE of the Contractor General (OCG) was yesterday keeping its cards close to its chest after acknowledging a recommendation, from the director of public prosecutions (DPP), that it consider going to the courts to test the issues surrounding Cabinet’s refusal…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Costly Stay – Rural Schools Face Half-A-Million Dollar Bill For Corporate Area Accommodations. As economic conditions worsen, rural schools competing at the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/ GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships, being staged at the National Stadium, are forking out in excess…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Cash Plus Depositors Testify In Hill Case. Two depositors in the failed investment scheme Cash Plus Ltd testified yesterday in the Home Circuit Court about attempts they have made since 2007 to get back their money….read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. CSO Gas Identified. Environment Minister Robert Pickersgill says the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has determined that methylene chloride was the chemical pollutant in the atmosphere in the vicinity of the Central Sorting Office (CSO) last month….read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Shot Put Record For Edwin Allen’s Frazer. One new record was established on yesterday’s opening day of the 2013 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships being held over five days inside the National Stadium…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. NIR Hits 12-Year Low. The Net international reserves (NIR) dipped below US$1 billion for the first time in 12 years, but the market has been sanguine about the development signalling faith that nothing will derail the expected bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund at monthend…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com