6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 12, 2016


  1. Growth Delay – Vaz Appeals For Patience, Says Council’s Report May Be Ready Today. The Economic Growth Council (EGC) missed its August 31 deadline to submit its plans for growing the economy, but Daryl Vaz, the Government’s point man on investments, says…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. DPP’s Report : Only 15 Per Cent Of Court Cases Concluded Last Term – Justice Minister Says Number Must Increase. When the Home Circuit Court began the Easter term at the end of March this year, there was a total of 548 cases listed for trial. That number swelled to 578 after 30 new cases were…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Powerful Speakers For Caribbean Utility Regulators Confab. A powerful line-up of speakers will address next month’s Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR) 14th annual conference in Montego Bay, St James…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Praises For Private Sector From Civil Society. The private sector executives who last week signaled that their companies would not be prepared to fund the election campaign of neither of the two political parties are…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Excelsior Take Aim At Tarrant In ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup. Excelsior High will seek to get off to a winning start against Tarrant High when both teams meet in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)-FLOW Manning Cup football competition’s…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Movement Restricted – Dancers Not Benefiting From Dancehall’s Int’l Resurgence. Local entertainers have been encouraged to capitalise on the recent resurgence of dancehall in mainstream media overseas. Dancers, too, are being urged to take advantage of…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com