6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 1, 2014


  1. As Fit As Ever. The gamut of gestures in speech and action that yesterday greeted the 180 milestone celebrations of the oldest media house in the Western Hemisphere suggested that The Gleaner Company has had a compelling effect anywhere in Jamaica where life unfolds…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Queen Fennell. On Saturday night Kaci Fennell emerged from a field of 19 young Jamaican ladies to take the coveted 2014 Hyundai Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) crown…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. BPO Firms Struggle To Fill Vacancies – Study. Based on the HEART Trust/NTA Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Industry Sector Study published earlier this year, 68 per cent of the BPO companies surveyed said they had vacancies, with 64 per cent reporting that they had difficulties filling them…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. 14 From The West Get GG Awards. Black River, St Elizabeth:Fourteen Residents of the county of Cornwall received the Governor General’s Achievement Award last Thursday. Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, in his address, said the awardees helped to demonstrate the mantra of the ‘I believe Initiative’…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Increased Retainer Will Lead To Stronger WI Team – Cameron. West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president, Dave Cameron, is expressing delight at the projected benefits for players and the regional team, from the upcoming new-look Regional Four-Day Tournament…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com 
  6. Trade Board Revamps Car-Import Policy.The Trade Board has moved ahead with changes to the Motor Vehicle Importation Policy, which will now require used-car dealers to provide warranty to vehicle buyers beyond the three months they now offerRead more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com