6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 29, 2015


  1. $71m In Tivoli Damage. In the aftermath of the 2010 police-military operations in west Kingston, an assessment conducted by the Ministry of Labour found $71.8 million in damage to houses, furniture and other personal properties… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Moody’s Upgrades Jamaica. Ratings agency Moody’s yesterday upgraded Jamaica’s government bond rating and government-related entities to Caa2 from Caa3, and changed the country’s ceilings while maintaining a positive outlook… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Extortionists Prey On Farmers In St Elizabeth. The scourge of extortion has begun its deathly scarring of the pristine hills and agricultural valleys of some once peaceful rural districts in St Elizabeth… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Renewed Calls For Impeachment Law. Draft legislation crafted nearly two decades ago to impeach public officials for acts of corruption should be dusted off and considered by the current legislature, Professor Trevor Munroe, executive director of the National Integrity Action (NIA), has declared… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Bill Passed To Unlock Estates. The House of Represent-atives on Tuesday passed a bill to empower the administrator general to distribute assets worth millions of dollars to beneficiaries of deceased persons more easily… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. CONCACAF Untangles From Webb. A ‘deathly silence’ has been prevailing over the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) – the country’s top-ranking local body charged with the administration of football… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com