6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 13, 2016


  1. Jamaica Accuses CXC Of Being ‘Very Difficult’ Over Penwood Issue. Jamaica is accusing the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) of being “very difficult” but has said it will not back down from its push for exam grades for…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Millions Frozen – Court Orders Lockdown On Apartment Complex, Cash, High-End Vehicles. A High court judge has issued an order freezing approximately $220 million in cash, property and other assets traced by law-enforcement authorities to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Corruption Czar Coming? … It’s Unlikely That Growth Targets Will Be Met If Dishonesty Is Not Confronted – Vaz. The Government could give consideration to appointing a corruption prosecutor, or czar, as part of efforts to achieve its ‘five in four’ and pedal Jamaica to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. ‘KSAC Died On Us’ – Stakeholders Say Body Failed To Encourage Reinvestment. Key stakeholders in downtown Kingston’s rejuvenation say they cannot afford to bury what they call a ‘dead’ Kingston and St Andrew Corporation (KSAC) that they claim has…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Dash Cash! – With US$100,000, Thompson Among Top 10 Diamond League Earners. Not only did the Jamaican win the 100 metres and 200 metres gold medals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Shock Selection! – Unknown Jamaican Pacer Leveridge Gets Windies ‘A’ Pick. Unknown Jamaican Reynard Leveridge was the shock pick in a 14-man West Indies A squad named by West Indies selectors yesterday for the tour of Sri Lanka starting next month…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com