6 Things You Need To Know Today- May 31,2016

The Golden Dragon minibus which crashed along the Llandovery main road in St Ann, resulting in the deaths of five people.
The Golden Dragon minibus which crashed along the Llandovery main road in St Ann, resulting in the deaths of five people.
  1. Conductor In Fatal Bus Crash To Face Manslaughter Charges. Thirty-six-year-old Rohan Robinson of Galina, St Mary, is expected to be charged with five counts of manslaughter as a result of last Friday’s accident on the Llandovery main road in St Ann. Robinson was taken to the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Active Season – Agencies Forecast Heavy Rains, Flooding. The 2016 hurricane season is expected to be very active, with a forecast of increased rainfall and more flash flooding over the next six months. Based on data and predictions from several world-leading weather agencies, it is forecast that there will be approximately 10-16 named storms, four to eight hurricanes, and one to four intense hurricanes. This was…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Low-Income Earners Could Pay $8,800 Monthly For Mortgage. Come July 1 when the new policy announced by Prime Minister Andrew Holness takes effect at the National Housing Trust (NHT), scores of contributors who own land are expected to converge on the housing entity to engage the Trust as they seek to access loans to build houses, while…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Wisynco To Resume Normal Operations Within Six Weeks – Mahfood. Chairman of Wisynco Group Limited, William Mahfood, announced yesterday that the company’s distribution operations should return to normal within the next six weeks following last Thursday’s fire which destroyed its distribution centre in Lakes Pen, St Catherine…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. MoBay Hit Hard. Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) champions Montego Bay United have been slapped with hefty fines amounting to $275,000 by the Professional Football Association of Jamaica (PFAJ), arising from the club’s protest action leading up to the May 1 final against Portmore United…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Great Start To Ocho Rios Jazz Festival. It was an ideal start to what promised to be an entertaining week of jazz festival. Invited guests gathered to meet and greet by the Courtyard Marriott Hotel Poolside for the Meet the Stars Cocktail Party over the weekend. The party was the precursor to the week-long scheduled events of the 26th staging of the International Ocho Rios Jazz Festival…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com