6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 14, 2014


  1. Government Flops – Gets Low Ratings For Job Creation, Crime Fighting And Road Maintenance. There is more bad news for the ruling People’s National Party as it continues to take a whipping from the Jamaican public with high percentages of bad and very bad ratings for its effort at job creation, crime fighting, and road maintenance… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Overmedicating Is Dangerous – Panadol Does Not Cure Chik-V. The women stood at the counter of the little shop in their inner-city Kingston community on a sunny Sunday afternoon, waiting to be served their regular supply of Panadol… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Bunting Urges Region To Be Militant In Facing Ebola. With countries of the Caribbean region and Latin America at risk of a potential outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, National Security Minister Peter Bunting is calling for countries to take steps to protect their borders and to treat the disease as a threat to national security… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Rebranded CAP Signals New Education Reality – Thwaites. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites has commended his portfolio predecessor, Opposition Leader Andrew Holness, for conceptualising the Career Advancement Programme (CAP) and the opportunities it has provided for the country’s youth so far… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaicans Turned Back From T&T For Their Own Good – Griffith. Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister Gary Griffith is claiming his country’s government is actually considering the interests of Jamaicans when it denies them entry at its ports… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. WADA Athlete’s Guide Vital – JADCO. Carey Brown, executive director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), has hailed the first ever Athlete’s Reference Guidepublished by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as being very vital to the athletes in the commission’s testing pool… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com