6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 28, 2013


  1. Pay Up! NHT Says Security Companies Owe The Trust Millions Of Dollars – Categorises Guards As Employees. Thousands of private security guards could be added to the spiralling unemployment number as the National Housing Trust (NHT) bears down on struggling companies to which they are attached for millions of dollars in unpaid contributions over an unspecified period… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. JPS To Offer New Hybrid Generator. The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) will tomorrow give Jamaicans the opportunity to be among the first in the Caribbean to purchase the Solar Mill®, a hybrid wind and solar generator… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Rebranding Volunteerism Can Go A Long Way – Jarrett. Earl Jarrett, general manager of the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), has called for a rebranding of volunteerism in Jamaica, noting that it contributes greatly to sustainable development… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Burning Issues To Be Addressed For Fire Safety Week. An exposition at Emancipation Park in New Kingston and community walk-throughs are to form part of the activities being carried out by the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) in Kingston to observe Fire Safety Awareness Week, which started on Saturday and ends on November 2… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Maas Ran Leaves Legacy Of Courage, Creativity. The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaica Crowned CFU Women’s U20 Champs. Jamaica was last night crowned Caribbean Football Union under-20 champions after emerging from a bruising contest with Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 winners in the final at the Anthony Spauldings Sports Complex… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com