6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 30, 2016

Boys inside the St John Bosco Boys' Home's computer room being guided by an instructor.
Boys inside the St John Bosco Boys’ Home’s computer room being guided by an instructor.
  1. Lockdown Threat – Private Children’s Homes Lobby For Increased Subvention As Many Face Closure. As Child Month comes to a close, the Private Children’s Homes Association (PCHA) has revealed that a majority of the 50 facilities that fall under its umbrella are on the brink of shutting down because of a lack of adequate financial support from Government…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Suspects In Policewoman’s Murder To Be Charged In Days. Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams has indicated that an individual or individuals will be facing the court within days to answer for the April murder of Corporal Judith Williams. “Before the week is out, I guarantee you that charges will be laid,” the police commissioner vowed as he addressed mourners attending…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. McNeill, Hanna Announce PNP Vice-Presidential Bids. When the Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) convenes its annual conference in September, the circumspect Dr Wykeham McNeill and the outspoken Lisa Hanna will be among the persons vying to fill the four vice-president (VP) slots…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Your Health Is Your Wealth…Child Month Committee Fetes Parents, Children. The National Child Month Committee brought the curtains down on the month’s celebration of activities with a health fair which was held at the Wolmer’s Boys’ School in Kingston last Saturday. Michelle Golding Hylton, chairperson of the committee’s health fair, noted that…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamalco Sitting Pretty. Jamalco Football Club moved a step closer to qualifying for the Red Stripe Premier League for the first time when they clipped Maverley-Hughenden 1-0 at the Maverley complex yesterday. Renoir Elliott netted the game’s only goal nine minutes from time to push the Rayon Johnson-coached team to maximum nine points from three games…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Dim View Of Tourism In ‘Here Comes The Sun’. Jamaica-born, New York-based Nicole Dennis-Benn’s first book, Here Comes The Sun, revolves around a mother, Delores, and her daughters Thandi and Margot, born 15 years apart. They live together and the sometimes brutal trials and tribulations they face come out in the pages…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com