6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 9, 2015

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  1. Phillips Promises 100,000 Jobs Under Next Term For PNP. Jamaica’s Finance Minister has promised the creation of 100,000 jobs if the governing People’s National Party (PNP) is re-elected to power… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Fix It Quick! – PM Orders Shortcomings In Health Sector Corrected, Puts Spotlight On Administrators, Senior Medical Officers. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has charged newly appointed Health Minister Horace Dalley with the task of fixing what is widely considered a ramshackle health-care system and has demanded that more individuals be held accountable for the scandal surrounding the deaths of 19 premature babies… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. I Am The Teacher, Portia Declares; Marks JLP Absent. People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller has declared herself to be “the teacher” and has run the red ink through the books of the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Multidisciplinary Care Centres Needed For Lupus Treatment. Lupus Foundation member Consultant Nephrologist Dr Charmaine Watson-Brown has big dreams for the future of lupus treatment in Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. ICT Sector Is More Than BPO And Call Centres, Shareholders Want Government To Maximise Other Opportunities. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has been hailed as one of the planks of Jamaica’s growth-inducement strategy… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. STGC Are The Favourites – St Jago’s Laing. With his St Jago team ousted by St George’s College (STGC) in the ISSA-Flow Manning Cup, the Super Cup and Walker Cup knockout competitions, coach Glen Laing contends his boys lost to the better team… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com