6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 27, 2016


  1. We Will Rise, Says Wisynco Boss After Massive Warehouse Fire. Wisynco chairman William Mahfood has described yesterday as a “very sad day” for his company, following a massive fire at its Lakes Pen warehouse in St Catherine. However, Mahfood said his entity would overcome the disaster…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Jamaica To Bar People Who Visited Countries Affected By Yellow Fever. Persons without certificates of vaccination who have visited or transited countries affected by yellow fever within six days of arriving in Jamaica will be refused entry by the Ministry of Health (MOH) at the island’s ports. Although there is…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Ready To Invest – Diaspora Supports Lee Chin But Says It Wants More Than Talk Of Patriotism. A summons from growth tzar Michael Lee Chin to Jamaicans in the diaspora to invest in the country has piqued the interest of diaspora representative of the Southern United States Wayne Golding. Lee Chin has signalled that he will be engaging in a road show to eyeball the diaspora…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Recent Decline In Exchange Rate Excessive, Sparked By Bond Rumour — Wynter. A bond offer from a top American bank, Goldman Sachs, has proven disruptive to Jamaica’s foreign exchange market in recent weeks, forcing the Bank of Jamaica to call on its reserves in order to stop the local currency from falling too far and too fast…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Thompson Faces Tough Eugene Test. The developing rivalry between Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson and Dutch speedster Dafne Schippers is threatening to become one of the most exciting in international track and field and the two will go at it again here tomorrow, at the Prefontaine Classic…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. MultiCare Concerts Promoting Skills. Today, students from nine schools, in which the MultiCare Foundation operates will be on stage at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Auditorium, downtown Kingston. Ann Astwood, the foundation’s programme director, said the lunch hour concert will showcase the skills of the students, who are being guided by Dr Brian Heap in theatre, and George Howard in dance…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com