6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 14, 2013


  1. Jamaica Pumping US$20m Into ICT Sector. The Jamaican Government is pumping an estimated US$20 million in the development of the information communication technology sector, Phillip Paulwell, science, technology, energy and mining minister, has said… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Set Up Three-Month Enquiry For Tivoli – Ashley. Attorney-at-law Paul Ashley is of the view that under colonial rule if “76 mongrel dawgs and a puss” had been killed, a commission of enquiry would have been promptly established, let alone 76 humans… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Two Persons Killed Per Day – JCF. Though the country’s homicide rate took a nosedive last week, the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) weekly Serious Crime Review is suggesting that an average of two persons have been killed every day, since the beginning of the month… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. New Traffic Act Will Drive Down Fatalities – Anderson. The impending passage of the new Road Traffic Act is a key element to the National Road Safety Council’s (NRSC) efforts to bring road fatalities down… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Inner-City Saviour – Holy Network Programme Provides Youth With Opportunity To Start Anew. Several teenagers and children were actively engaged in video editing and writing stories for an upcoming competition. Peace and contentment were etched on their faces as the various activities provided an escape from their normally horrid way of life… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Naggo Head Clinch Fifth-Straight Title. Naggo Head produced a late surge to clinch their fifth-straight primary champs title in dramatic fashion, bringing a climactic end to the 33rd INSPORTS/Seprod Primary School Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday’s final day… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com