6 Things You Need To Know Today: March 4, 2013


  1. Delinquency Rate Surges Among Public Officials.  Public servants continue to run afoul of the law, ignoring the requirement of the Corruption (Prevention) Act, 2000 to file timely statutory declarations with the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Focus On Quality Not Quantity – Hall.  Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) President Clayton Hall is urging the Ministry of Education to place more focus on the quality of education rather than an increase in the number of school days…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com (Image Above: Clayton Hall)
  3. Five Killed In West Kingston Shootings.  Six persons were shot, five fatally, as a section of the volatile western Kingston community exploded once again early yesterday morning…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. St Mary Gets New Custos.  Distinguished hotelier and educator Jeffrey Lorenzo McKitty is the new custos rotulorum for St Mary…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. O’Hara, Simmonds Do Well At Carifta Trials.  The University of Technology’s Megan Simmonds and Calabar’s Michael O’Hara were two of the outstanding performers on yesterday’s final day of the Carifta Trials at the National Stadium on a day when the island’s top juniors had to endure rain and heavy winds throughout the meet…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6.  Young Movers & Shakers.  Flair Magazine profiles 5 young female “movers and shakers” in celebration of the upcoming International Women’s Day…read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com