6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 19, 2014


  1. Hylton Walks: Attorney Withdraws From Tivoli Commission Amid Heat Over Appointment. Weeks of wrangling over the appointment of Velma Hylton to the commission of enquiry into the May 2010 police-military operation in Tivoli Gardens have ended with the attorney-at-law recusing herself… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Jamaican Heads Missing Jet Trauma Team. A Jamaican is leading the team in China responsible for trauma therapy in response to the missing Malaysian Airlines plane, Flight MH370… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Mount Rosser Bypass To Open In August. Come Independence Day, August 6, motorists will be able to use the long-delayed Mount Rosser bypass, which is the first leg of the North-South Highway project under Highway 2000… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. OUR Ready To Give Green Light For EWI Licence. Albert Gordon, director general of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), will today meet with the Energy Monitoring Committee (EMC) to provide information which has led him to declare that he would be recommending to Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell that a licence be issued to Energy World International (EWI) to operate a 360-megawatt plant locally… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Train J’cans For Future Jobs, Urges Educator. Dr Fritz Pinnock, head of the Caribbean Maritime Institute, has implored the country to change the way it is going about educating the nation’s youth as the occupations for which they are being trained may soon be obsolete… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. No Stopping Edwin Allen – Dyke. Edwin Allen will wear the favourites tag going into next week’s ISSA Boys’ and Girls’ Championships… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com