6 Things You Need To Know Today : March 20, 2013

Dr Delroy McPherson reacting to the news
  1. Cool And Content – Manchester Happiest Parish In Jamaica. It must be the climate. Well, that’s the general consensus among residents throughout the towns and districts. The only parish where winter coat is a top seller and midday feels like midnight. Manchester. Cool, cool … sometimes teeth-chatteringly cold … Manchester. Deemed the happiest parish in Jamaica by a recent survey…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  2. How It All Started. Being commemorated for the second year, International Day of Happiness has now become a calendar event. Last year, the United Nations (UN) declared March 20 to be observed as the International Day of Happiness by a resolution that was passed by consensus in the 193-member assembly…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  3. New Boyz Brace For ‘Office’ Debut. His first training session with Jamaica behind him, Jermaine Beckford’s smile mirrored an optimistic mood Monday evening.”It was good fun,” the striker from Huddlesfield Town in England said from the national football team’s training ground in Mona. “But it was tough getting used to the climate…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  4. FirstCaribbean Bank Records Hacked. Client records of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank have been accessed by outsiders, but the bank says the breach should not be described as a hack.The security breach occurred at the facility…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  5. Douglas Orane: Time For Dramatic Change To Structure, Governance Of WI Cricket. “It is incumbent in all of us to make our voices heard, armed with the facts, that the time has come for a dramatic change to the structure and governance of the West Indies Cricket Board as called for by the Patterson Report”…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  6. Is Reggae Being Stolen? Foreign Languages Allow For Copyright Infringement. Veteran producer Winston ‘Niney’ Holness is warning local music industry players to educate themselves in order to reduce the capacity for the international community to rob the profits of reggae music…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com