6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 17, 2016


  1. Facebook To Help Jamaica Find Missing Children. Despite plans to collaborate with popular social-media site Facebook to aid in the search for missing children, Emily Vacher, director of trust and safety for the network, has urged local investigators not to forget the basics of including the community and people…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Neighbours Angered By Night Noise Nuisance At Royalton Site. Several residents of Rutland Point in Negril, Hanover, are expressing displeasure about nightlong construction activities which they claim are still taking place at the Royalton Negril construction site, despite a stop order imposed by Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Grange Urges J’cans To Get Involved In Labour Day Projects. Jamaicans are being urged to lend their support to the national project and other activities to be undertaken at the parish and community levels on Labour Day, May 23…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Trump Says He Expects Poor Relationship With UK Leader. US presidential candidate Donald Trump said he may have a poor relationship with Prime Minister David Cameron in light of the British leader’s criticism of Trump’s call for all Muslims to be temporarily banned from entering the United States…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Oil Prices Will Rise Again, Biden Warns Caribbean. United States (US) Vice-President Joe Biden has warned regional leaders that volatile oil prices will return. On this basis, he is urging them to use every opportunity to explore clean and alternative energy sources to bolster the prosperity of the Caribbean and Central America…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Gatlin Not Calling Time On Career – American Sprinter Beats Off Talk Of ‘Last Olympics’. Faster than ever at the near-ancient age of 34, American sprinter Justin Gatlin is drawing inspiration from Kim Collins – the poster boy for golden agers as far as sprinters are concerned – as he responded to questions about whether or not he expects the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to be his last…Read more on Jamaica-Gleaner.com