6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 25, 2013


  1. And The Ban Is On! Teacher Launches Campaign To Boycott T&T Products. As the implications of a move seemingly aimed at blocking Jamaicans from entering Trinidad and Tobago soak in, a consumer-oriented Facebook campaign urging Jamaicans to boycott products imported from that country has grabbed the support of scores of consumers on local shores… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. JTA Falling Below Mark, Says Civil Coalition Leader. Carol Narcisse, convenor of the Jamaica Civil Society Coalition, has taken the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) to task for recent public utterances that she said have been doing more harm than good to the profession, and has called for the leadership to embrace a more wholesome approach in confronting the issues… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. ‘We Stand For Truth’ – PAJ Head Says Journalists Will Press Hard For Transparency. President of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ), Jenni Campbell, has declared that journalists will continue to work hard to unearth vital information to keep the Jamaican public properly informed on issues of national importance, while holding true to the tenets of good journalism… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Phillips: Don’t Celebrate Too Early. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips has warned against any premature celebration of recent improvements in the country’s economic development, noting that there are still serious steps to be taken to build on these achievements… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Eat Jamaican Campaign Heads To King’s House. The nutritional and socio-economic benefits of eating locally produced foods will be among the issues highlighted today in a range of activities at the Eat Jamaican Day celebrations on the East Lawns of Kings House in St Andrew… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Gay ‘Positive’ Had No Bearing On ‘Batman’ Return. Ramone ‘Batman’ McKenzie says news of Tyson Gay’s positive drug test in July this year had no bearing whatsoever on his decision to return to Jamaica to train with his high-school coach, Michael Clarke… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com