6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 3, 2014


  1. BPO Industry Hails Fast-Tracking Role Of Business Incubator. Stakeholders in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry have welcomed the planned establishment of a 200-seat business incubator in the Montego Bay Free Zone, slated to become fully operational by December 2014… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. NYS To Make Job Hunt Less Difficult For The Disabled. Finding jobs for the disabled could soon be made easier as they are to receive employment opportunities as well as personal-development training under an empowerment programme being undertaken by the National Youth Service (NYS)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. York Castle’s Wickham Is Jamaica’s Top CSEC Performer. York Castle’s Fitzroy Wickham was last Friday confirmed as the top-performing Jamaican student in this year’s Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Public-Sector Wage Talks Under Way. Unions representing public-sector workers last week met with Horace Dalley, the minister with responsibility for the public service, requesting clarity on where the economy is heading… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. St Elizabeth Told To Conserve On Water. Water and Climate Change Minister Robert Pickersgill has urged residents in St Elizabeth to conserve on the use of water, telling them it its likely that that section of the island could slip back into a drought… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. JFF Bans Hue. National midfielder Jermaine Hue was banned by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) after he missed a disciplinary committee meeting at the JFF’s offices in New Kingston on Saturday afternoon… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com