6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 11, 2013


  1. Real ‘Man A Yaad’ – Holness Clobbers Shaw To Remain JLP Leader. The delegates of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) yesterday spoke loudly and convincingly with their ballots as they cemented incumbent Andrew Holness in the top seat by a majority of 692 votes, a position he has occupied for little more than two years since he was anointed by former leader Bruce Golding to succeed him… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Shaw Misled By Canvas. Audley Shaw said he ran an excellent campaign to become leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), but he and his supporters would mourn an inexplicable loss at the close of yesterday’s bitter campaign… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Train For The Global Market, Says UTech’s Morrison. Professor Errol Morrison, president of the University of Technology (UTech), said the country must put itself in a position to train persons for the international labour market… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Branson Urges Gov’t To Offer Loans To Young Entrepreneurs – Three Receive US Dollar Loans To Boost Business. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson, is urging the government to provide business loans to young entrepreneurs in Jamaica to spur economic growth and job creation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Goat Islands Debate Premature – Douglas. The debate over whether or not the Goat Islands, located in the Portland Bight Protected Area, could be used as a trans-shipment hub has been deemed premature by the man who was commissioned to head an environmental management scoping study on the area… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. NASL To Hold ‘Combine’ In Jamaica. Jamaican footballers chasing professional contracts overseas will soon get a golden chance to impress. Clubs are coming to them… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com