6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 2, 2015


  1. Court Awards Farmer $3.5m After He Was Forced To Ingest Laxative. A Clarendon farmer who was forced to ingest a laxative by a policewoman who accused him of being a drug mule has won a $3.5-million award against the State… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. NEPA Shuts Down Royalton Negril. Construction work on the Royalton Negril in western Jamaica has ground to a halt after the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) followed up its stop notice with a cessation order for the US$150-million development project… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. ‘Labourites Politicising Deaths Of Babies’ – PNP Women’s Movement VP Claims JLP Destroyed Health Sector. The governing People’s National Party (PNP) last night signalled that it does not plan to surrender to the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) despite the current Senate controversy and the scandal surrounding the deaths of 19 babies resulting from bacterial infections at local hospitals… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Voters Are Not Slaves’ – Political Newcomer Wants To Educate The People. Political newcomer Alando Terrelonge believes there are many politicians who prefer to keep “some people” in a subservient state “so they remain dependent on them”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Fix It! – Engineers And Construction Industry Players Want Next Government To Intensify Maintenance Of Jamaica’s Infrastructure. Several engineers and construction industry players decrying the poor state of Jamaica’s infrastructure have given a charge to whichever party forms the next government to ensure proper maintenance in order to avoid the expense of replacement… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Boys’ Town Net Birthday Win In Red Stripe Premier League. Boys’ Town Football Club celebrated their 75th anniversary yesterday with a 1-0 win over Waterhouse in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football match at Waterhouse Stadium… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com