6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 4, 2016


  1. ‘No Margin For Error’ – PM Holness Appeals For Bipartisan Cooperation For Good Of Country. Acknowledging that the razor-thin majority of his administration will mean no easy cruise, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday extended the hand of partnership to the Opposition as he was sworn into office… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Holness Could Name Cabinet This Weekend. Dr Horace Chang, general secretary of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), says that Prime Minister Andrew Holness is expected to name his Cabinet this weekend, following which the wheels of government will begin to turn… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. New Fortress Secures LNG Ship For Jamaica Project. New Fortress Energy, the company seeking to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Jamaica, has secured a two-year contract for an LNG vessel and is to start shipping gas this month… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ‘With Open Arms’ – Washington Ready To Work With New Administration. With the installation yesterday of Andrew Holness as Jamaica’s prime minister, United States Ambassador to Jamaica Luis G. Moreno says that the Barack Obama-led administration is ready to embrace and work with the Jamaica Labour Party government… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Weh Garbage A Go – New Campaign To Clean Up Jamaica. Recognising the chronic problem with the disposal of garbage, in addition to the need for more public education on the issue, the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) in collaboration with the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) has embarked on a new campaign dubbed ‘Weh Garbage a Go’… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. WIPA: Members Aware Of WADA Rules. The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) has revealed that, over the years, the organisation has facilitated workshops intended to inform its members of the demands of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) code of conduct… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com