6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 13, 2013


  1. JLP Bomb Ticks In The Shadows: Party Battles To Mend Open Wounds, ‘Gang Of 2013’ Makes Demands, ‘Veiled Threat’. The post-traumatic effects of the hostile leadership challenge within the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) are expected to develop into a full-blown malady today after the stage was firmly set yesterday for a renewed battle between the camps of the victorious Andrew Holness and conquered candidate, Audley Shaw… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. OUR Falling Short On Guaranteeing Standards – Report. The Office of Utilities Regulation’s (OUR’s) Guaranteed Standards Scheme is not achieving its intended objective to ensure that utility providers maintain an acceptable level of service delivery to consumers, a report by the Auditor General’s Department has found… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. MP Wants Banks To Justify High Fees. If South St Catherine Member of Parliament (MP) Fitz Jackson had his way, the CEOs of Jamaica’s banks would be hauled before a parliamentary committee to justify the charges being heaped on to the backs of customers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Career In Animation: Is It For You? Are you a cartoon fan, into computer graphics, and wondering what to do for a career? If so, the emerging animations industry is an exciting prospect to consider. It is very lucrative, relatively uncompetitive right now, and has unlimited potential for growth in the foreseeable future… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Local Entrepreneurs To Tap Into Ornamental Fish Market. Local entrepreneurs are preparing to tap into the multimillion-dollar global market for ornamental fish under a project which has seen some 150 inner-city youth and women trained in urban ornamental fish farming, speciality crops and the innovation for exports initiative… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Windies Aim To Crash Tendulkar Farewell. West Indies captain Darren Sammy said his side can resist the groundswell of sentiments that will accompany the second Test against India, starting on Thursday (11 p.m. tonight Jamaica Time) and find redemption with a victory… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com