6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 5, 2015

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  1. Delegates ‘Discipline’ Damion – Crawford Defeated In Constituency Run-Off. When the results of the People’s National Party (PNP) run-off for East Rural St Andrew were announced yesterday, a wave of shock and disappointment ripped through the Old Hope Road, St Andrew, premises of the PNP headquarters… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Labourites Must Unite For Election Success, Says Former Leader. Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has urged members of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to unite, as it will not be able to remove the People’s National Party (PNP) from power if it remains divided… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. National Security Ministry Outlines Details Of MOU For Prison Construction. As public criticism of the deal with Britain to part-finance the construction of a prison continues, the Ministry of National Security yesterday published details of the non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Jamaica and the United Kingdom (UK) in an effort to clarify what it has negotiated with the UK… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. With Angel Backing – Sorrel Machine Inventors Turner Innovations Look Outward For Markets. Turner Innovations Limited, whose owners invented the sorrel-harvesting machine, is mulling whether to license and sell machines globally or keep the technology to themselves and buy sorrel from farmers to process and market under Brand Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. West To Get Mobile Reserve Base Soon. National Security Minister Peter Bunting says a permanent location for the Mobile Reserve of the Jamaica Constabulary Force will be established in western Jamaica to respond to the rising incidence of gun-related crime in Hanover, Westmoreland, and St James… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Goalie Scott Grabs Headlines In TG Win. Heroics by Tivoli Gardens’ outstanding goalkeeper and captain Edsel Scott led his team to a 2-0 win against Harbour View in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) at the Edward Seaga Complex yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com