6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 29, 2013


  1. Warheads Found On Wharf. The police last night declared aid would be sought from international partners as a probe continues in relation to the seizure of a machine which can make ammunition as well as thousands of warheads… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Split On Hate Music – Legislators Battle Over Proposed Criminalisation Of Violent Lyrics. A controversial proposal to criminalise the production of songs that incite violence against homosexuals, police, informants and other groups, yesterday led to a split among members of a parliamentary committee examining proposed anti-gang legislation… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. New Senator Makes First Mark – Clarke Calls For Business Law Similar To Charities Bill. Newly minted Opposition Senator Dr Nigel Clarke used his maiden presentation in the legislature to urge the Government to move with alacrity in promulgating legislation that will make it easier to do business… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. PAHO Adviser Calls For More Wastewater Research In C’bean. With between 85 and 90 per cent of untreated wastewater reaching the Caribbean marine environment annually, there is need for research to investigate its public-health impacts… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Corporate, Rural-Area Youth Face Similar Issues – Hanna. Young Jamaicans face similar problems, irrespective of whether they live in corporate or rural areas, the Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna said last week… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Wolmer’s Lift Walker Cup. Wolmer’s Boys successful defended their Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Walker Cup Knockout title, with an exciting 4-2 penalty shoot-out victory over Excelsior High at the Constant Spring Sports Complex yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com