6 Things You Need To Know Today : March 22, 2013

  1. Jamaican Women Happier Than Men. In contemporary society, men have been tasked with the responsibility of taking charge, but this idea of what it means to be masculine comes with a burden as it can conflict with happiness at times…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  2. Nervous But Confident On First Day Of GSAT. Supported by a pair of crutches under her arms, her left foot in a cast and elevated, 11-year-old Shanakay Lee’s face brightened with a beautiful smile as she hugged Minister of Education Ronald Thwaites…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  3. World Cup Showdown – Jamaica Tackle Panama At National Stadium. THE Reggae Boyz are aiming to fulfil an overwhelming expectation that they will beat Panama tonight when the two countries meet in a CONCACAF final round World Cup Qualifying (WCQ) football match at the National Stadium, beginning at 8:30…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  4. MAJ, PAJ Against Cyber Defamation Law. THE PRESS Association of Jamaica (PAJ) and Media Association Jamaica (MAJ) have urged members of a joint select committee reviewing the cybercrime law to reject proposals to include criminal defamation in the amended law…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  5. Fire Delays Wyndham Auction Sale – Judge Throws Out US$33m Default Judgment. Allison Pitter & Company, retained by the receiver for Ocean Chimo Limited to assist in the sale of the “property, assets and under-takings” of the Wyndham Kingston hotel, said Wednesday that the auction set for April was cancelled because of the fire…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com
  6. Diverse Line-Up For Western Consciousness – Rodney Pryce, Mutabaruka, Karen Smith, Cherine On Long Roster. A diverse line-up for Western Consciousness 2013 was announced on Wednesday night at the Devonshire, Devon House, St Andrew. The concert, its 24th staging in 25 years, takes place on Saturday, April 13, at the Montego Bay Sports Complex, Catherine Hall, St James…read more at Jamaica.Gleaner.com