6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 18, 2014


  1. Security Surge – Bodyguard Beef-Up For DPP, Kartel Prosecutors. Jamaica’s top prosecutor yesterday revealed that the police have increased security around her office and the two prosecutors in the Vybz Kartel murder trial because of “specific and general security concerns.”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Police To Revamp Evidence Storage Protocols – DPP. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Paula Llewellyn says her office and the Police High Command will be revamping the protocols relating to the storage of items pertaining to cases before the courts… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. D-Day Draws Near For GSAT Students. With just two days to go before some 42,000 students take on the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), schools across the island have indicated that they have kicked their preparations into high gear with last-minute lessons and relaxation techniques… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Hanna To Face Questions On Bartley In Parliament. Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna will today face tough questions from the parliamentary Opposition on the employment status of Sydney Bartley, permanent secretary in her ministry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. UTech’s Morrison To Serve Out Contract. Embattled President of the University of Technology (UTech) Professor Errol Morrison, who has been under severe pressure to relinquish his hold on the mantle of leadership, has been allowed to serve out his contractual period… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Two The Hard Way – Calabar-KC Battle To Decide Champs. Top sprinters Zharnell Barnes of Kingston College (KC) and Calabar High’s Michael O’Hara are expected to be key combatants as they and their teams vie for individual 100 and 200 metres awards, as well as the overall title, at next week’s Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association GraceKennedy Boys’ and Girls Athletics Championships… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com