6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 15, 2015


  1. ‘I Am Back’ – Kern Spencer Ready To Head Back To North East St Elizabeth If PNP Rejects Pryce, Redman. Kern Spencer has revealed that he is considering a return to representational politics, a career path he abandoned after he was charged with corruption and money laundering in 2008 but subsequently cleared… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Creary Denied Bail In Rape Case. The lawyer for socialite power broker and former Jamaica Labour Party councillor, Don Creary, has dismissed as “a rumour” a claim that his client was taken home on the weekend while he should have been in jail… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. ECJ Wants Staggering Of Appointment Of The Selected Commissioners. Citing the need for continuity and to preserve institutional memory, the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ) has asked Parliament to amend the law to allow for the staggering of the appointment of selected commissioners… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Tivoli Witnesses Claim Statements Inaccurate. Two residents of Tivoli Gardens yesterday rejected as untrue aspects of the witness statements they gave about the May 2010 police-military operations in their west Kingston community… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Gleaner, RJR Merger Good For Jamaica. Media representatives and academics agree that the proposed Gleaner-RJR merger will be good for Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Ja-Based Broadcaster Sold US$600,000 Rights For US$20m. FIFA President Sepp Blatter should face a criminal investigation for selling under-valued World Cup television rights to Jack Warner, the governing body’s former anti-corruption adviser said yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com