6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 10, 2013


  1. Extortion Menace – Crime On The Rise As Downtown Kingston Returns To Pre-Tivoli-Incursion State. Raging illegality, rampant indiscipline and flagrant criminality that have, again, overtaken the bustling downtown Kingston commercial district have left influential players in the redevelopment exercise troubled… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Bidders To Know Fate Friday. The completion of the evaluation exercise of the five proposals to establish additional generating capacity for the national grid has been delayed by a day… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Jamaica Gets Assurance From Venezuela Regarding PetroCaribe. Jamaica says it has been given an assurance by Venezuela that there would be no changes to the existing PetroCaribe agreement for the duration of its four-year programme with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Hanover Falls Behind On Property Tax Payments. The poor state of the majority of parochial roads in Hanover is among the myriad of concerns for persons who are wary about paying property tax to the Hanover Parish Council… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Spelling Bee Under Way This Month. Preparation is at full throttle for coaches and spellers as they get ready for the 2013 edition of The Gleaner’s Children’s Own Spelling Bee parish finals… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Must Win!… Reggae Boyz Face Do-Or-Die WCQ Clash Against Costa Rica. All hope seems lost. But the Reggae Boyz are not ready to throw in the towel yet… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com