6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 25, 2015


  1. Politics Responsible For Jamaica’s Diseased Health Sector – Dawes. Blaming politics for the reason Jamaica’s health sector is in its diseased state, Dr Alfred Dawes, immediate past president of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association (JMDA), has sounded a defiant call to action for Jamaicans to unite to rescue the “soul of the country”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. The Third Tribe Will Not Be Silenced – Dawes. Describing Jamaica as a “failed nation, not a failed state”, Dr Alfred Dawes, immediate past president of the Jamaica Medical Doctors Association (JMDA), said the time was long overdue for Jamaica to break the back of tribal politics, which has turned Jamaicans into their own enemies, leading the country down a destructive path… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Witter Blames Golding Gov’t. Former Public Defender Earl Witter has asserted that the deaths of more than 70 civilians and one member of the Jamaica Defence Force during the May 2010 operations in Tivoli Gardens would not have happened if the extradition request for drug kingpin Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke was not delayed by the then Government… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. JHTA: Travel Advisory No Immediate Impact On Pre-Bookings At Jamaican Hotels. A worldwide travel advisory issued on Tuesday by the United States Department of State in the wake of terror attacks has not had any immediate impact on pre-bookings at Jamaican hotels… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Warmington Gives Ombudsman Cold Shoulder. New political ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown turned up at the House of Representatives on Tuesday for the first time since being appointed, but no sooner had her presence been announced by Speaker Michael Peart, Everald Warmington, member of parliament for South West St Catherine, rose in disgust… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. ‘Drop In The Bucket’ Crowd Causes ISSA To Shift Venue For Manning Cup Final. Disappointed with the low crowd attendance at last weekend’s ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup semi-finals at Sabina Park, the organisation has changed the venue from the 25,000-capacity National Stadium to Sabina Park for this weekend’s Manning Cup final and third-place play-off matches… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com