6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 21, 2016

Metry Seaga, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA)
Metry Seaga, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA)
  1. Murder Madness – Jamaica Averaging 100 Homicides Monthly. Jamaica is on the verge of recording 900 murders since the start of the year, with just over three months still remaining…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Cabinet To Get Action Plan To Transform Public Sector. The long-awaited transformation of the public sector appears to be in its final strides, with the Government pledging to submit to Cabinet, by the end of this month, an action…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Ambassador To Build Stronger Alliances With Diaspora. Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks says she will be building stronger alliances between Jamaica and the diaspora, pursuing…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. St George’s College Mourns – ISSA Responds To Student’s Death. The executive of the Inter Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) is expected to meet today to discuss the way forward, after yesterday’s sudden death of…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Pension Plan Revolt. A series of meetings to discuss the distribution of surplus from the D&G Pension Plan kicks off today in Kingston, with sources already indicating that they plan…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Grange Congratulates McGregor On Being Nominated For Colombia’s Prestigious Award. Minister of Culture, Gender Affairs, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has congratulated Freddie McGregor on his nomination for the Guachupe de Oro award…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com