6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 25, 2014


  1. Calabar, Edwin Allen Start Favourites At Champs. Another chapter of local track-and-field history is about to be penned. The story of the next great champion will be told, as Jamaica’s high-school titans and ‘Cinderellas’ strive for glory at this years’ Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships at the National Stadium, starting today at 2 p.m. with preliminary competition in 21 events… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Kern Walks – Freed Of Cuban Light Bulb Corruption Charges. For nearly six years, allegations of corruption swirled around him, but yesterday, Kern Spencer, the former junior energy minister, walked out of the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court a free man… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Tough Economic Policies Should Be Aided By Social Security, Say Analysts. The Government is being urged to pay special attention to the social safety nets in the next Budget to ensure the poor and those most vulnerable in the country do not fall through the cracks, as Jamaica continues to tighten its fiscal belt under an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ‘Sham Enquiry’ – Call Off Probe Till Ballistics Reports In – Witter. Public Defender Earl Witter is urging the Government to call off the impending commission of enquiry into the 2010 police-military operation in Tivoli Gardens, West Kingston, because of the absence of ballistics reports… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Mike Upset As A Gem Goes To Waste. Former transport minister, Mike Henry, is flaying the administration over its failure to transform the old railway station on Peachon Street in downtown Kingston into a viable commercial concern… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Are You At Risk Of A Blood Clot? The human body is indeed amazing. The circulation of blood throughout our structure is vital to life, but the blood in our blood vessels must be thin enough to flow freely but at the same time able to clot if the vessels are damaged… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com