6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 16, 2014


  1. Unwelcome Patients. The Cornwall Regional Hospital’s (CRH) ability to deliver top-flight health care is reportedly being compromised by patients who are well enough to go home, but have made the Montego Bay, St James-located health-care institution their home… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Eat, Drink, Celebrate! Ten years ago, Stephanie Scott, managing director at SSCO Event Management, came up with the idea of Restaurant Week (RW) and partnered with The Gleaner to make it a reality. This year, Scott andThe Gleaner will continue to encourage delectable dining during the week starting November 14. At last night’s launch, Scott declared, “Let’s eat, drink and celebrate!”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Abu Bakr Denied Entry. A Government official has revealed that Jamaat Al Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr was denied entry to Jamaica because of his history as a radical Muslim… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Civilian Witnesses Ignoring West Kingston Enquiry. Potential civilian witnesses appear to be ignoring an appeal by the west Kingston Commission of Enquiry to come forward and give evidence about the 2010 Tivoli Gardens incursion that left over 70 persons dead… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Contaminated Vehicle Still In Ja. Nearly two years after a minibus was intercepted at one of the nation’s ports with higher-than-normal radiation levels, the motor vehicle remains in Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Reggae Girlz Aim To Break World Cup Drought. Jamaica’s hopes of breaking the country’s stifling World Cup drought now weighs heavily on their senior women footballers, who open their final qualifying bid for a place in Canada 2015 today against Martinique… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com