6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 16, 2016


  1. Royalton Engineering Firm Moves To Get Registered, Others Query Status.  Therrestra Ltd, the engineering firm contracted to construct the Royalton Hotel in Negril, Hanover, where a section of a building collapsed and injured construction workers last week, has taken steps to become registered with the Professional Engineers Registration Board (PERB)…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. It’s Just More Races’ – Sprint King Bolt Reflects After Season-Opening Win In Cayman. World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt said all he needs are ‘more races’ following a rather pedestrian run heren on Saturday night to win the 100 metres at the Cayman Invitational…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Big Developers Split On NHT Opting Out Of Low-Income Market.  Housing developers Gore Developments Limited and WIHCON seem to be on opposite sides of the fence regarding the suggestion by Caribbean Policy Research Institute that the National Housing Trust (NHT) relinquish its role as developer to the private sector…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Secret Garden Raffle For Dekker’s 190E. A red Mercedes-Benz 190E car, owned by the late Jamaican popular music icon Desmond Dekker, will be up for grabs this summer in a raffle at the Secret Garden Party Festival in Huntingdon, England…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Producers Peeved – Frustrated Over Lack Of Attention From Industry, Urged To Market Their Brand More. Many local music producers are today growing increasingly frustrated at the lack of recognition they receive for their contributions to the development of Jamaica’s music industry…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘Use Us To Solve Problems’ – Bioethics Committee Laments Gov’t Failure To Take Advantage Of Expertise. Members of the National Bioethics Committee of Jamaica (NBCJ) believe the Government has failed to include them in critical areas of decision making to address some of the ills facing the country…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com