6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 26, 2015


  1. Crucial Meeting To Decide Holness’ Fate As Leader. Members of the parliamentary opposition will come face to face tomorrow at a crucial meeting which has been called by Leader of Opposition Business in the House of Representatives, Derrick Smith, to decide, among other things, whether Andrew Holness should continue as Opposition Leader… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Obama Attracted To Jamaica’s Credibility. Jamaica’s restoration of credibility in the international marketplace has been cited as the reason United States President Barack Obama is to visit the country next month… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Benzene Normally Found In Atmosphere. Despite the high levels of benzene recorded in the first sample analysis report of the air quality tests done two days after fire broke out at the Riverton City disposal site in St Andrew, subsequent reports are expected to show the levels reduced to normal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Mahfood, Paulwell Suggest Lifting CET On Petroleum Products. Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell has joined Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) President William Mahfood in calling for a review of the pricing arrangements under which Jamaica imports refined petroleum products from Trinidad… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. LASCO Top Cop Taking Things In Stride. The thunderous applause that greeted the announcement that Detective Woman Sergeant Ava Lindo was the LASCO/JCF Police Officer of the Year 2015-2016 gave some indication of the overwhelming popularity of the veteran cop, whose effective, hands-on approach to policing has positively impacted thousands of lives, including many well beyond the shores of Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Hydel Take Early Lead Over Edwin Allen At Champs 2015. If any doubted defending champions Edwin Allen High School’s credentials, a new meet record served up an answer in the Class Four girl’s 4×100 metres relay with a jaw-dropping 46.90 seconds, which dispatched last year’s 47.28 set by St Jago High… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com