6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 2, 2015

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  1. Students Pay Tribute At The Reverend Glen Archer’s Funeral. Whenever Khadine Blake feels like giving up, she looks at the ring she got for being a member of Ardenne High’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz team in 2009 – a team coached by the Reverend Glen Archer… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Bahia Mourns As 4 Staffers Perish In Trelawny Crash. It was a day of anguish at the Bahia Principe hotel in Pear Tree Bottom, St Ann, yesterday as staff members reacted with shock and dismay at the horrifying news that four of their colleagues had perished in an early-morning crash along the Braco main road in Trelawny… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Start-Up Jamaica To Pick Up Steam. Jamaica’s push to create a local animation industry is to receive a major push under the Youth Employment in Digital and Creative Industries project, which has been allocated $70 million in the 2015/2016 Estimates of Expenditure… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Motorcyclists Breaking The Road Traffic Act. You see them every day – riders, sometimes with their pillions, going at full speed without wearing their helmets. And from time to time, right behind them, are the police in their helmets. It’s a juxtaposition that is cause for concern… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Ministry: Land Divestment Lacks Transparency. A new, streamlined land divestment policy was tabled in Parliament last month that aims to speed up privatisations for development purposes but also to deter speculation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. ‘We Had To Give Our Anchor A Good Lead’, Says UTech’s Forte Of 4x100m Win Over Bolt’s Racers At Gibson McCook Relays. Champions were named and records were broken, but track and field was the real winner at Saturday’s Gibson McCook Relays at the National Stadium… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com