6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 16, 2014


  1. Respect For All – New Commish Vows To Build Trust In Police. Dr Carl Williams yesterday took the reins as Jamaica’s 28th commissioner of police, vowing to increase the level of trust between the men and women under his charge and the citizens they serve and protect, while weeding out corrupt cops who tarnish the reputation of force… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. 700 Murders, But Stats On The Decline. Jamaica was yesterday on the verge of recording its 700th murder this year, but police statistics show that this is a significant reduction when compared with last year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Clarke Heads To Sagicor. Bill Clarke, former head of the Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica, yesterday joined Sagicor Bank as a sales and marketing consultant… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Joan To Fight Andrew For PNP? Veteran politician Joan Gordon-Webley appears to be inching towards challenging Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Andrew Holness for the West Central St Andrew seat he has held since 1997… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Pesticide Safety Among Users. The Pesticides Control Authority (PCA), Ministry of Health, observes Pesticides Awareness Week each year to promote pesticide safety among users. It is a Caribbean-wide event under the auspices of the Coordinating Group of Pesticide Control Boards of the Caribbean (CGPC), with the theme being decided each year at the annual meeting of the CGPC… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. CONCACAF Clash – Waterhouse, DC United Hunt Crucial Win In CCL Matchup At National Stadium. Waterhouse FC will seek revenge when they face Major League Soccer (MLS) club DC United in the CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) Zone Four return game at the National Stadium today. Kick-off time is 7 p.m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com