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


  1. ECJ Wants Sole Power To Change Election Date Under Certain Circumstances. The Cabinet could be stripped of the power to propose new dates for general elections in certain circumstances if Parliament agrees to a recommendation from the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) to have the Constituted Authority advise the governor general of the postponement of elections at those times… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Cameron Is Ignorant, Says Danny Glover – American Actor/Activist Calls For Discussions On Reparations To Continue. He is known for his roles in iconic films such as the Lethal Weapon series and The Color Purple, but a little less-known fact about actor Danny Glover is his active involvement in the reparations movement… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Despite Relief, NWC Still Monitoring Mona Reservoir. While the National Water Commission (NWC) has announced an immediate lifting of drought restrictions in several sections of the Corporate Area, the agency is still closely monitoring water levels at the Mona Reservoir… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. ‘My Motive Is Betterment Of The People’ – Blake To Focus On Education, Employment, Governance And Social Interaction After Crawford Ouster. Peter Blake claims that the idea for the creation of an integrity commission in the People’s National Party (PNP) was his idea… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Prime Real Estate – Security Minister Points To Prison Lands As Key For Redevelopment Of Downtown Kingston. Minister of National Security Peter Bunting is touting the land which now houses the Tower Street Adult Correction Centre as a key part of the restoration of downtown Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Jamaica Face Panama Next Month. The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) will charge the same monies for tickets for the upcoming CONCACAF FIFA World Cup Qualifying game against Panama on Friday, November 13, at the National Stadium, starting at 9 p.m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com