6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 27, 2013


  1. Leaders Have Run A Bad Business Called Jamaica – Byles. Jamaica has since Independence suffered from poor leadership from not just politicians but across the board, Richard Byles, co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), has declared… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. JTA ‘Gathering Thoughts’ On NEI Findings. The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) has reserved comment on the latest findings of the National Education Inspectorate (NEI), which point to unsatisfactory teaching support and leadership and management in 205 schools it inspected… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Church Admonished To Report Child Abuse. A counselling and education psychologist has called for the church to be a safe haven for the nation’s children and to report cases of child abuse… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Agriculture Minister Blasts Critics – But Admits To RADA Difficulties. Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke has come out swinging against critics of his stewardship, its agencies and employees, in the face of criticisms contained in a series of stories published from a recent Gleaner Editors’ Forum… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Another First For diGJamaica.com. diGJamaica.com – The Gleaner’s website for facts and figures about Jamaica – has launched an informative section dedicated to monitoring the implementation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘Alien’ Blake Looks To Take Over The World. World 100m champion Yohan Blake is looking to take over the world; in fact, these days, seemingly not satisfied with the ‘Beast’ moniker, he calls himself an alien, looking to “invade”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com