6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 23, 2016


  1. MoBay Mayhem – Thugs Wreaking Murderous Havoc In St James; 2016 Murder Count Approaching 200. St James, especially the parish capital, Montego Bay, is now gripped by fear and anxiety as gun-toting thugs continue to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Builders Of Five-Star Hotels In Depraved Communities Criticised. Hoteliers guilty of building five-star hotels, while the people in their communities remain in deprived conditions, have…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. ‘Democracy Passport’ Key To Electoral Participation. Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), Dorothy Pine-McLarty, has hailed Wednesday’s launch of Jamaica’s first ‘Democracy Passport’ as essential to…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. St George’s To Have Ambulance At Games. St George’s College plans to have an ambulance in place for their remaining four games in the ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup preliminary-round Group A games…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. JISCO Upsizes Alpart Redevelopment To US$3b. The planned investment in Jamaica by Chinese-owned Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) got upsized from US$2 billion to US$3 billion for the upgrade of…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. For The Reckord | Four Decades’ Reflection Under Full Moon – Edna Manley College Lauds Multitalented Calvin Mitchell. After decades of work at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA), the multitalented Calvin Mitchell has retired…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com