6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 22, 2014


  1. Pleas For Patience – PM Declares Economic Programme Bearing Fruits. Proclaiming that Jamaica is now reaping “the sweet fruits of sacrifice”, Portia Simpson Miller, president of the governing People’s National Party (PNP), yesterday pleaded with the nation for greater patience, stating that the journey to economic independence would be a “mighty task”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Pet Fish Is Big Business. Four years after The Competitiveness Company launched its Ornamental Fish Farming Project, some 150 young men and women in more than 50 inner-city communities have been trained in various aspects of production and trade… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Many Call For Justice At Mario Deane Funeral. Jamaica’s justice system came under intense scrutiny yesterday during the funeral for Mario Deane, the St James construction worker who died on Independence Day, three days after a savage beating at the Barnett Street Police Station in Montego Bay… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. JTB, MBCC Laud Hospitality Ja Awards. The eyes of the world will be on the Montego Bay Convention Centre, St James, on October 25 when The Gleaner’spremier tourism product, Hospitality Jamaica, celebrates its 10th anniversary in a style befitting its enviable allure in the Caribbean… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Volunteers Clean Up Jamaica’s Coasts. Thousands of Jamaicans took to the coastlines to add their hands and hearts to the International Coastal Clean-up Day over the weekend… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Ja Perfect For World Relays, Continental Cup – Blake. President of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Asso-ciation (JAAA), Dr Warren Blake, will be looking to convince the Government and local stakeholders of the importance of the island hosting major international championship events such as the IAAF Continental Cup and the IAAF World Relays… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com