6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 19, 2014


  1. Nation Of Crooks – Pastor Blasts Jamaicans As Morally Weak. A senior member of the clergy has called for the society to fess up to the reality that Jamaicans are not honest people… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Clergy Give Blessing To Ganja Sector. As the debate over the decriminalisation of marijuana continues, a voice from the Church has signalled that weed should be considered one of the panaceas to Jamaica’s economic woes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Western Jamaica Up And Ready For Labour Day. As Labour Day 2014 draws near, there are some 125 registered projects across the parishes of St James, Hanover, and Westmoreland… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Early Cost And Revenue Initiatives Help Lift Gleaner First Quarter. The Gleaner Company edged up its turnover by 1.4 per cent during the first quarter, but reported an after-tax loss of J$3.4 million, an improvement on the company’s net loss of J$16 million for the same period last year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. World Clipper Racers Arrive In Portland. The yacht Henri Lloyd led all participating boats into the Ken Wright Pier in Port Antonio, Portland, on Saturday, which is the 12th leg of the World Clipper racing competition… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Williams-Mills Tops Strong 400 Field In Shanghai. Veteran quarter-miler Novlene Williams-Mills was the only Jamaican winner at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting in China yesterday, at which there were five world-leading performances… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com