6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 20, 2015


  1. Terror Talks – Officials To Meet, Discuss Security Measures Amid Worldwide Threat. The Government has ramped up security at the nation’s borders, one week after the deadly terrorist attacks in France and two days after five Syrian nationals were detained in the Central American country of Honduras… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Williams Scolds Malahoo Forte For Senate ‘Attack’. Opposition Senator Arthur Williams has slammed his colleague, Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte, for suggesting that neither he nor Opposition Leader Andrew Holness indicated to her that the signing of undated letters of resignation was a safeguard against any opposition senator who dared to depart from the Jamaica Labour Party’s position on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. US Ambassador Gives Ja Security Thumbs Up, Urges Nation To Reject ‘Reprehensible’ Comments. Jamaica’s law-enforcement apparatus has received a strong vote of confidence from the top American diplomat on the island… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Reggae Girl Rhodes Scholar Impresses On Many Levels. “Everything stopped and then I just replayed it to make sure it was my name that was called and then I started to smile,” Sherona Forrester told The Gleaner yesterday, minutes after Governor General Sir Patrick Allen had announced the 2016 Jamaica Rhodes Scholar… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. End Monarchy Now With Referendum – Williams. Attorney-at-law Arthur Williams is proposing that the Government hold a referendum to end the monarchy and ask Jamaicans to pronounce on three options in determining the country’s final court of appeal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Netball Ja Not In The Red – Bernard. Marva Bernard, the immediate past president of Netball Jamaica (NJ), is refuting a statement made by incumbent president Dr Paula Daley Morris that the organisation is in the red. Bernard, who stepped down as president last weekend after 10 years at the helm of Netball Jamaica, said that while the organisation is in need of funding, it is by no means in the red… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com