6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 19, 2015

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  1. Corporates Ready For Labour Day. On Labour Day, May 25, GraceKennedy and Staff Community Development Foundation plans to remove gravel from the play area at Higholborn Street Basic School and plant grass to make it consistent with the regulations of the Early Childhood Commission. They also plan to donate shelves and books for establishing a reading area in the resource room… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Fixing Crime – Industry Leaders Tackle Growing Problem. As the perennial crime monster continues to destabilise many communities and commercial districts in Jamaica, The Gleaner has asked sector leaders: “If you had the authority and the courage to tackle the crime problem plaguing the country what would you do to bring about significant change in the current situation facing Jamaica?” Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Retired Cops Advise Commish. Increased police presence, effective supervision, and dispatching more intelligence officers to the streets of Jamaica are among the solutions several retired senior officers are proposing, if given the opportunity to offer some advice to Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams, in tackling Jamaica’s soaring crime problem… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Finland Official Urges Better Pay For Teachers In Jamaica. A top official in Finland’s education ministry is calling for the Jamaican Government to improve salaries and work conditions for teachers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. ‘I’m Still The Best’, Says Bolt. Amid concerns about his form and the early-season rumblings of his biggest rival, American Justin Gatlin, Jamaica’s six-time Olympic gold medallist, Usain Bolt, roars: “I’m still here and I’m still the best”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. MoBay Pumped For CFU Clash After Mauling Waterhouse. Fresh off their 5-1 second-leg (8-2 on aggregate) mauling of Waterhouse in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) semi-final on Sunday, Montego Bay United left the island high on confidence for Florida, en route to Trinidad and Tobago, where they will contest the CFU Club Championship semi-final… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com