6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 29, 2013


  1. Phillips To Roll Out ‘Stimulative’ Tax Plan Today. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips will today unveil to Parliament his corporate tax and business incentive plan, including the elimination of tariffs on most inputs used by industry, as well as allowing firms to set off against their income tax a chunk of their employee-related statutory deductions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Give Me My Son – Mom Appeals For Abductors To Release Kirkland Heights Men. Monica Brooks refuses to lose hope. Clinging desperately to the intangible called faith, this unrelenting mother believes her son who, along with another man, was abducted from their Kirkland Heights home in St Andrew last week will return home… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. It’s Poppy Time Again! Jamaicans Urged To Support Ex-Servicemen. They are ‘popping’ up everywhere – on lapels, collars and ties. Synthetic versions of the red poppy flower are seen annually at this time of the year as the Jamaica Legion, an affiliate of the British Commonwealth Ex-Services League, raises funds for destitute ex-military members through its National Poppy Appeal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Maggotty High Meets Over Vulgar Dance Video. Rawle Bent, principal of Maggotty High in St Elizabeth, reportedly met yesterday with senior staff members over a video which has been circulating online, showing what appears to be students of the school engaged in vulgar behaviour at a party… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Eating Healthy On A Budget. With Food Month just days away, many will be lamenting how expensive it is to eat healthy… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Tallawah Superstakes! Prestigious Race Goes Full Circle To Original Sponsors. The Superstakes has found its way back to Red Stripe, the original sponsors from its inception in 1978… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com