6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 12, 2014


  1. How Al Found ‘Dudus’: Investigator Reveals Rev Miller Picked Up Coke In St Ann. Details emerged yesterday showing how, during the 2010 nationwide manhunt for then fugitive Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, the Reverend Merrick ‘Al’ Miller travelled to St Ann with associates of the now convicted drug kingpin to pick him up and transport him to the United States Embassy in Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. JUTC Can’t Pay For Crashes. Scores of Jamaicans awaiting payment from the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) for property damaged by its buses will have to wait much longer than expected for payment… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. NSWMA Says Not Enough Garbage Trucks In St James. Western Bureau: An official of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) yesterday told the St James Parish Council that the agency was under-equipped to carry out garbage collection in the parish, which includes the parish capital, Montego Bay… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Gov’t Eyes Nationwide Monitoring System. An agreement between the Government and telecommunications operators will see the creation of a platform that will allow state agents to view activities at critical locations on the island from a central point… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. 20 Years Of Diplomatic Ties. Just in April, we celebrated South Africa’s 20th year of freedom in fine style. Five months later, it was time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relationship between both countries, and Jamaicans came out in full support. Entertainers such as Bunny Wailer and Queen Ifrica, as well as diplomats and political figures, came out to share in the celebration… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Schäfer Safe, Says Burrell. Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president, Captain Horace Burrell, has rubbished reports that the head coach of the Reggae Boyz, Winfried Schäfer, is under pressure to keep his job following the national team’s 3-1 loss to Canada on Tuesday night… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com