6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 26, 2013


  1. Boycott Caution – JMA Urges T&T, Jamaica Gov’ts To Act Fast To Quell Disquiet. As members of the Jamaican diaspora in the United States and the United Kingdom join the boycott of Trinidadian products, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA), Brian Pengelley, is urging the governments of the two CARICOM member states to act before the issue spirals out of control… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Judge Rules Against Blocking New Senate Picks. Former Senator Arthur Williams failed yesterday to get a Supreme Court order to bar Opposition Leader Andrew Holness from filling vacant seats in the Senate… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Jamaicans Accused Of Lying To T&T Immigration. Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister Gary Griffith has responded to the controversy over the denial of entry of 13 Jamaicans seeking to enter that country last week, saying it was an exception… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. INDECOM Raises Concern Over Case File In Police Academy Shooting. The case file that was prepared following a probe into the fatal shooting of a police constable during a training exercise at the Jamaica Police Academy in January is on its way back to the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. NEPA Moves To Protect Jamaica’s Freshwater Resources. The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is implementing a raft of measures to safeguard the nation’s freshwater resources, disclosed Peter Knight, chief executive officer of NEPA… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Heaven Aims To Light Up Sabina. Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) presidential hopeful, William ‘Billy’ Heaven, says if elected, top among his list of priorities would be the installation of floodlights at Sabina Park… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com