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


  1. Number Portability By End Of Year. The Government is on track to implement number portability for mobile phones within another eight to nine months… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Radiation Limbo – Health Ministry To Decide Fate Of Japanese Bus At Port After Test Findings. Jamaican Customs officials have now opted to ask the Ministry of Health and the Bureau of Standards to determine if a bus shipped from Japan, which was found to have higher-than-normal levels of radiation, should be released from the port… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Ministry Moves To Eliminate Pit Latrines In Schools. The long-standing issue of students being subjected to using pit latrines in primary and all-age schools across the country may finally become a thing of the past… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Central Kingston Peace Talks Net Two Murder Accused. The hierarchy of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) yesterday revealed that two persons were arrested and charged with murder following one of two controversial meetings Superintendent Victor Hamilton, head of the Kingston Central Police, facilitated between rival factions in his division… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Gov’t Energy-Conservation Efforts Reap Results. “If the cost of energy is not drastically reduced, then our hopes for meaningful, sustainable economic growth will never be realised.”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaicans In Blocks For World Indoors. Jamaica will begin their IAAF World Indoor Championships campaign tomorrow morning inside the Ergo Arena in Sopot, Poland, looking to better their two-medal return from the 2012 instalment of the championships in Istanbul, Turkey… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com