6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 18, 2013


  1. Agri Revolution – Seaga Directs Young People To Food Production. Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga said the country should place greater focus on training young people for the agricultural sector… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Road Crashes Retarding Jamaica’s Development, Says Sewell. Audrey Sewell, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, says Jamaica’s development is being continuously hindered by the frequency of road crashes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. ‘We Will Not Back Down’ – JCF Says Members Remain Fearless, Prepared To Fight Criminals. They wept openly for a fallen colleague, but amid the hurt and the pain, one member of the security forces delivered an ominous warning to criminals… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Mystery Street Lights Found In Trelawny – JPS. The Jamaica Public Service Company Limited (JPS) says many of the street lights mounted in Trelawny may have been stolen from other parishes in western Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Over-Weight Babies Worry Expert. Acting director, nutrition in the Ministry of Health, Deon Bent, is urging policy makers to become more concerned about the three faces of malnutrition – undernutrition, overnutrition and hunger – facing Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Bolt Will Not Strike … But Doping Controversy May Cost Sprinter Millions. Usain Bolt is upset that the current tug o’ war involving Jamaica and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) may cost him millions of dollars in potential sponsorship after suggestions that he could be barred from competing at the Rio Olympics in 2016 – a claim that has been made during a high-profile questioning of the country’s anti-doping efforts… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com