6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 12, 2015


  1. Jamaica Headed In Wrong Direction, Say Respondents To Bill Johnson Poll. Even as the Government was salivating over the September 24 announcement that Jamaica had passed its ninth consecutive test under an Extended Fund Facility (EFF) with the International Monetary Fund, 68 per cent of Jamaicans said they believed the country was heading in the wrong direction… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. We Are Not Suprised – Burke Claims Economic Challenges Cause Simpson Miller To Suffer In Polls. “We are not surprised, but we are concerned.” That’s the word from general secretary of the People’s National Party (PNP) Paul Burke in response to poll findings that show Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller’s favourability rating dipping to unprecedented levels… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Mystery Fire In St Thomas Mountains Is No Volcano. Social media has been ignited with the video of a fire in the hills of St Thomas, which many believe is a sign of volcanic activity… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Hanover Residents Speak On Crime In Aftermath Of Logwood Murders. It seemed business as usual in the Green Island town on Saturday, the typical shopping day, with people going about their commercial activities when The Gleanervisited the town… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Be Wary Of Disease Outbreak – Expert Warns That Climate Change Can Impact Health. A call is being made for keen attention to be given to climate change and its impact on various sectors in society, particularly health… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. MBU End Reno’s Unbeaten Streak In Western Derby. Montego Bay United yesterday defeated FC Reno 2-1 in their Red Stripe Premier League western derby football match at Frome Sports Complex behind a brace from striker Dino Williams, to inflict the first league loss in six matches for Michael Graham’s men… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com