6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 15, 2014


  1. Ready To Rebound – Hylton Claims Country’s Global Business Rankings Set For Massive Improvements. Jamaica’s Industry Minister Anthony Hylton is predicting that the major indices which measure the country’s efficiency at enhancing its business environment will gradually climb as a result of efforts at infrastructural and fiscal improvement on the island… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. JAPEX 2014 To Showcase Tourism Linkages. In addition to the 271 buyer and supplier delegates who will conduct business at the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) next week, some 33 local manufacturing companies have been granted access to the premier marketing event… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. New Microscopes To Make Gun-Crime Probes Easier. The investigation of gun crimes is expected to be fired up with a faster turnaround time with the arrival of two new ballistics comparison microscopes and DNA kits at the government’s forensic laboratory… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Jackson Miller Is New PAJ President. Newly elected president of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) Dionne Jackson Miller has received a vote of confidence from her predecessor, Jenni Campbell… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Four Head To The UK With Chevening Scholarship. Donna Miller, an urban planner, is among four persons who will be pursuing studies in London, having received the Chevening scholarship last week… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Dwyer Joins Sub-20 Club. Rasheed Dwyer joined the sub-20 seconds club and Jason Morgan continued his late-season success, but the Jamaican pair and their Americas teammates could not hold on to the IAAF Continental Cup trophy, as Europe claimed the top prize inside the Grande Stade de Marrakech in Marrakech, Morocco, last night… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com