6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 14, 2014


  1. Kartel Guilty – DJ, Three Others Face Life For ‘Lizard’ Murder. Entertainer Vybz Kartel and three other men were yesterday convicted in the Home Circuit Court of the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams and are to be sentenced on March 27… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. …Juror To Face Court For Bribery. One of the jurors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial is to be brought before the court today on allegation that he attempted to bribe a fellow juror… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. NCB Defends Bank Fees. Patrick Hylton, Group Managing Director of the National Commercial Bank (NCB), on Wednesday dismissed claims that bank fees have been increased by his institution to recover income lost through debt exchanges. He also refuted any notion that bank charges have been increased to cover the group’s operating costs… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Environmentalists To Work Closely On Biodiversity Conservation. Civil society organisations (CSOs) have come away from the recent Panos Caribbean communication-training workshop in Kingston with a view to working more closely on biodiversity conservation in Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. OCG Slams NIF Dealmaking Over Braco. The Contractor general has found a number of breaches of procurement rules in a deal struck between NIF and hotel group Blue Diamond Hotels and Resorts but has recommended no punitive action, opting instead to use the case as a teaching moment for the public sector… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Hylton Moves To MVP. Jamaican quarter-miler Riker Hylton is hoping that a recent move to the MVP Track Club will take his career and development on the path that he envisioned when he returned to the island last year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com