6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 18, 2015


  1. US Investor Warning – Jamaica To Lose Millions In Investment If Crime Not Curtailed, Says Ambassador. United States Ambassador to Jamaica Luis G. Moreno is pledging to raise awareness about violence against women in Jamaica and is urging women to do the same… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. PNP Annual Conference Starts Today. The three-day People’s National Party (PNP) annual conference gets under way this morning at the National Arena… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Illegal Guns Claim 10,300 Lives Over Last 10 Years. With the gun being the weapon of choice in the killing of 10,300 Jamaicans over the 10-year period 2005 to 2015, the Police High Command yesterday launched its Get the Guns campaign, aimed at netting significantly more than the average 600 guns seized annually by the security forces… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. JLP Manifesto To Highlight Crime-Cutting Strategy. Opposition Spokesman on National Security Derrick Smith has disclosed that the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) manifesto is “substantially ready” and will feature strategies to combat criminality… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. JAS President Stunned At PC Bank Irregularities. President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) Senator Norman Grant has said he was deeply concerned about reports from the Agricultural Credit Board’s audit of the National People’s Cooperative Bank which unearthed irregularities at the lending institution… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Bennett Earns Win For Ardenne. Shamar Bennett scored with a spectacular 25-metre free-kick yesterday to hand Ardenne High their first win in the  2015 ISSA/Flow Manning Cup football competition… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com