6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 1, 2015

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  1. Time To Move On – Cameron Urges Region To Get Past Slavery. Without directly addressing loud calls from several quarters, locally and within the Caribbean, for reparation from Britain, David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, yesterday urged the region to move past the legacy of slavery, which he described as “abhorrent” in all forms… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Britain Is Back! – Cameron. “Britain is back in the Caribbean to bring an end to the benign neglect of the region.” This was the declaration of David Cameron, the United Kingdom (UK) prime minister in a brief exchange with The Gleaner and selected media entities yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Now In 53 Schools. The number of schools affected with hand, foot and mouth disease has skyrocketed from 27 on Tuesday to 53 yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. UWI Signs MoU With Japan University. Sir Hilary Beckles, vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), says a memorandum of understanding MOU that has been inked by the regional university and Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, will lead to the production of growth-oriented data for which the private sector has been clamouring… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Engineers Urged To Strengthen Their Focus On Innovation And Technology. Omar Azan, past president of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association, has urged members of the engineering sector to strengthen their focus on innovation and technology to mitigate the effects of environmental changes on Jamaica’s social and economic development… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. MBU Whip 10-Man Cavalier 4-0. Montego Bay United’s coach, Timothy Hankinson, was left very satisfied after watching his side totally dominate 10-man Cavalier to win 4-0 at Westpow Park in yesterday’s rescheduled Red Stripe Premier League match… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com