6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 2, 2016


  1. ‘Horrible Deaths’ – Bodies Of American Missionaries Found In St Mary, US Embassy Wants Killers Nabbed Quickly. For 14 years, building houses and serving the medical needs of vulnerable Jamaicans were just two of the critical acts of service American Christian missionaries, 53-year-old Harold Nichols and 48-year-old Randy Hentzel, carried out before they were killed in the northeastern parish of St Mary on the weekend…. Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Praedial Larceny Prevention Unit Charged With Arresting Farm Theft. Policymakers are in agreement about the need for the strengthening of the Praedial Larceny (Prevention) Act to more effectively punish persons who engage in the theft and sale of farm produce…. Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. From The Mouths Of Babes – Youths Give Views On National Issues As Child Month Gets Underway. Children can say some of the most amazing things when asked the right questions and given an opportunity to fully express themselves.As Child Month is celebrated throughout May, The Gleaner sat with selected children to hear their voices on the issues that concern them…. Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ‘Jamaica, Jamaica!’ In France – Exhibition Opens At Paris Philharmonic August 2017. French journalist and documentary film director Sebastien Carayol has chosen ‘Jamaica, Jamaica!’ as the title of the exhibition he is curating at the Paris Philharmonic in France, opening in August 2017 and scheduled to run for five months… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. CHEC Land Deal Excluded From Toll – 1,200 Acres Still Unidentified For Transfer. The land that Government agreed to give China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) as offset for the cost of developing the North-South Highway appears to have not been a factor in the calculation of the toll, which motorists have bashed as being exorbitant and unaffordable…. Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Controversy Then Celebration – MBU Protest For ‘RESPECT’ Then Win RSPL Final. Montego Bay United (MBU) wanted to register their point about not being afforded due respect ahead of yesterday’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football final against Portmore United at the Catherine Hall Sports Complex in St James... Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com