6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 19, 2013


  1. Dead Wrong: Security Expert Says Police Not Aiming At Right Target To Buck Murder Trend. As deadly gang violence continues to rage across the island, leaving hundreds dead since the start of the year, a prominent security consultant is suggesting that the authorities are focusing on the wrong targets in their bid to break the back of vicious criminality in many communities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Hunt Continues For More Jurors In Kartel Case. Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, and his five co-accused are to return to the Home Circuit Court today for three more jurors to be selected to try the murder case against them… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Smith Eyes JLP Chairmanship. Veteran politician Derrick Smith is tipped to be the next chairman of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) as signs are emerging that yet another casualty of the leadership election is in the making… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Royalton White Sands Now Open In Trelawny. Blue Diamond Hotels has opened a revolutionary 350-room, five-star resort, Royalton White Sands Montego Bay, in western Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Rich Music Heritage Lost On The Young – Artistes Lose Sight Of History, Ignore The Importance Of Jamaica Music Museum. While interviewing an artiste, the question was asked, ‘Does Jamaica have a music museum’? Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Fuelled By Fear – Poverty, Violence Keep Fraser-Pryce Driven. Fear. It’s perhaps the most important component in the success of Jamaican sprint darling Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com