6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 21, 2013


  1. JPS Awaits Hearing In $160m Gustav Compensation Appeal. The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is attempting to tack more than $160 million on to the bills of consumers as a result of losses it sustained during Tropical Storm Gustav’s passage in 2008… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Entry Denied! Gov’t Disturbed As T&T Turns Back ‘Significant Number’ Of Jamaicans. The Jamaican Government has placed Trinidad and Tobago on notice that it has become alarmed that several of its citizens have been denied entry into that eastern Caribbean nation over recent weeks… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Global Warming Trends A Clarion Call To Caribbean Leaders. With a more than two-degree rise in global temperatures, and given current and projected greenhouse gas emissions, Caribbean leaders have been encouraged to pull out the stops to have developed countries take their climate obligations seriously… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Tax Benefits Come For Creative Sector. The entertainment sector is to benefit from major tax incentives under an omnibus tax incentives regime passed by the House of Representatives… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica To Lobby For Reggae – Island Earns Seat On World Heritage Committee. Jamaica has been elected to the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, for the first time… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Premier League Quality To Spice Up JYP Jackie Bell KO – KSAFA President Says It Could Be ‘Best Ever.’ President of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA), Rudolph Speid, said the increase in the number of Premier League teams to this year’s Jamaica Yellow Pages/Jackie Bell Knockout competition, will certainly add a lot more entertainment and excitement… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com