6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 20, 2013


  1. No Regrets – Azan Shoots Back At Politically Corrupt Label. Richard Azan has declared that he has no regrets over his actions to facilitate the illegal construction of wooden shops at the Spaldings Market in his North West Clarendon constituency… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Azurest: We Are Confident That We Can Cut Power Cost. A consortium of five firms will combine under the umbrella of Azurest Cambridge Power to construct the US$690-million 360-megawatt barge-mounted power plant, which will supply half of Jamaica’s energy needs to the national grid… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Jamaica Crime Observatory Boosts Law-Enforcement Strategies. Police and other security stakeholders may soon start to see tangible benefits from data collected by the Jamaica Crime Observatory… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Ban Advertising Of Infant Formula, UNICEF Urges Gov’t. Dr Kenneth Russell, quality education specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is calling for a ban on advertising breastfeeding formula and other substitutes, which, according to him, have contributed to poor breastfeeding habits among mothers in Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Lawyers Called To Defend Tivoli. Spokesperson for the Tivoli Committee, Lloyd D’Aguilar, has chastised local attorneys for not taking up the cause of West Kingston residents after the 2010 Tivoli incursion… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. No Mercy! US Vow Full Strength Team Vs Jamaica. Jamaica can expect no favours from the United States when the countries clash in a World Cup football qualifier next month, although the Americans have already advanced to football’s biggest tournament in 2014 while the Reggae Boyz desperately cling to fading hopes of a trip to Brazil… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com