6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 21, 2015


  1. Prime Minister Promises 28,000 Posts To Be Created In Next Five Years. Jobs aplenty are said to be on the horizon for Jamaicans with Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller using the platform of her political party’s 77th annual conference to announce the creation of at least 28,000 new jobs in the next five years… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Idle Lands To Willing Hands – Marcus Garvey Party Wants Property Distribution. A Marcus Garvey People’s Political Party (MGPPP) government would use the laws of adverse possession to take hold of private lands and distribute to landless Jamaicans for developmental purposes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Rural Schools Underperforming – NEI Report. A baseline report released by the National Education Inspectorate (NEI) indicates that schools located in the Kingston and St Andrew region are far ahead of their counterparts in other regions on eight key indicators which were used to assess schools… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. We Are Living Dangerously – Lack Of Fire Boat Hampering Firefighters In St James. Dolfin Doeman, the chief of the St James Fire Department, said the absence of a fireboat has significantly reduced the capacity of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) to fight fires on the seas surrounding towns like Montego Bay… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Portmore On A Roll. Portmore United’s Ricardo Morris continues to take this season’s Red Stripe Premier League by storm… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Clarendonian Makes Tyler Perry Drama Series Debut. Tomorrow night at 9 p.m., Tyler Perry fans in Jamaica will be gearing up to watch his riveting drama, If Loving You Is Wrong. The show ended on a climax that had everyone holding their breaths – just who is the father of Alex’s baby… Read more Jamaica-Gleaner.com