6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 26, 2015

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  1. Senators Warned – Chuck Predicts Embarrassment For Opposition Members If They Vote For CCJ. “The only way the CCJ can be the final appellate court is when we put it to the people and we say to the people ‘do you want the CCJ or you want a final Jamaican court’ and let the people of Jamaica make that decision,” Chuck vowed yesterday during a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Area Council One meeting in St Andrew… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Female Govt Senators Says Malahoo Forte Should Respect The Senate. The Jamaica Labour Party’s Area Council One yesterday approved a resolution for all eight opposition senators to cease participation in any further debates on the three Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) bills until they receive an apology from the president of the Senate and government senators regarding the suspension of Marlene Malahoo Forte from the Senate… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Preferred Bidders Identified For 190-Megawatt Power Plant. It appears that the Electricity Sector Enterprise Team (ESET) has identified a preferred bidder for the supply of gas to a 190-megawatt plant, which the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is to build by the fourth quarter of 2017… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Accept Britain Prison Gift, Says Vasciannie. In his first public speech since returning to Jamaica from his stint in Washington as ambassador to the United States, Professor Stephen Vasciannie has come out in support of the offer from Britain to help Jamaica build a new prison… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Princess Margaret Hospital Gets Equipment. The Princess Margaret Hospital in St Thomas was last Wednesday the recipient of several pieces of medical equipment, donated by the United States-based Friends of Eastern St Thomas, a charity organisation concerned with improving the quality of health and education in the parish… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Preservation For Powell – Sprinter Could Race Less In 2016 To Enhance Olympic Medal Chances. Asafa Powell could be looking to cut back on the number of races he competes in before the Olympic Games in Rio next summer as he aims for his first individual medal in the Olympic men’s 100 metres… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com