6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 12, 2013

South East St Elizabeth Member of Parliament – Richard Parchment
  1. ‘Dangerous Slip-Up – MP’s ‘I Gave Out Work’ Remark Raises Eyebrows At Committee Meeting. Chairman of Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) Edmund Bartlett yesterday described as “dangerous” committee member Richard Parchment’s statement that…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. ECJ Softens Stance On Campaign Financing. After the House of Representatives sent back its report on campaign financing because of several deficiencies in the recommendations, the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has backed down on a proposal to limit the…. Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Witness Made Million$ Wire Transfer For Kern. A prosecution witness yesterday outlined a series of transactions she said she conducted for former junior minister Kern Spencer that ended with the wire transfer of US$64,000, approximately J$4.4M at the time, to a Land Rover dealership in Florida…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Give Us Your Ideas, Davies Tells Goat Islands Critics. Dr Omar Davies, the Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, has urged environmentalists and other persons who have objected to the development of Goat Islands to put forward solutions to, among other things, create jobs for Jamaicans…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Manchioneal Remembers Gilbert 25 Years Later. ‘Wa, wa, wild Gilbert. Wa, wa, wild Gilbert.’ As far as the residents of Sandshore in Manchioneal, Portland, are concerned, no one could have summed it up better. Singer Lloyd Lovindeer captured the experience down to a tee in those now-famous lyrics…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘My Job Is Just To Score Goals’ – Tuffy Grateful For Faith Shown By Coach. Jermaine ‘Tuffy’ Anderson is pleased with the faith that the local football public and new head coach, Winfried Schäfer, has shown in him. At the end of the day, though, Anderson believes it is all up to him to go out and prove his worth…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com