6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 28, 2014


  1. Tivoli Enquiry Flaw: Lack Of Deadline For Statements Could Hurt Inquest, Says Lawyer. An attorney for the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) has pointed to a flaw in the procedures for the handling of witness statements that will be used in the west Kingston commission of enquiry and has warned that it could “undermine” the process… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Nearly 100 Murders Recorded This Month. A spate of multiple killings across several parishes over the past two weeks has contributed to almost 100 murders being reported so far this month, making it the highest number of murders recorded in October since 2010… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Hospitality Awards Serve As ‘Crowning Moment’. It was an ecstatic yet hugely surprised Dr Cecil Cornwall who copped The Gleaner’s Hospitality Jamaica’s Personality of the Year title during the publication’s 10th anniversary awards ceremony at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on Saturday night… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ‘Paco’ Kennedy Praised For Work In Inner City. The late Francis ‘Paco’ Kennedy has been hailed for his instrumental role in facilitating dialogue and peaceful interactions between the once-volatile communities of central Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Engage BCCI Now – Roberts. Former West Indies fast bowler Sir Andy Roberts is not in concert with the recent decision by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to establish a task force to look into the circumstances surrounding the recent pull-out by players during their recent tour of India… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Maas Ran Remembered. In fine gesture, The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) staged a special event to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Randolph ‘Maas Ran’ Williams, who would have celebrated his 102nd last Sunday. Aptly, the show was held at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Hope Road… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com