6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 25, 2013


  1. Thwaites Cements More Partnerships With China. The Chinese, who have increased their presence in Jamaica over recent years, are now looking to cement their cooperation with the country in the field of education… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Best In The Caribbean – Ardenne Outshines Region In CAPE. Ardenne High School in Kingston is brimming with pride as the institution has been named the top-performing secondary school in this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exams (CAPE) across the region… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Bustamante Children’s Hospital Cardiac Wing To Be Completed Early 2014. The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) is reporting that the construction of the cardiac wing at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) in Kingston is far advanced and should be completed early next year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. There’s No Sugar Shortage – Karl James. General Manager of Jamaica Cane Products Sales Limited Karl James has moved to clarify concerns about what appears to be a shortage of sugar in some supermarkets… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Chemist Is New JADCO ED. Carey Brown, a chemist employed by the Ministry of Youth and Culture, is the new executive director of the Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. India My Hunting Ground – Samuels. India. It’s where the West Indies’ Player of the Year, Marlon Samuels, scored his first century; an innings of 104 runs in 2002, which helped the Windies to a draw in their third Test against India in Kokata… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com