6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 23, 3015

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  1. Prison ‘Cellfies’ – Hundreds Of Photos, Videos And Other Posts Give Rare Look Into Life Behind Bars. An accomplice in an armed robbery counts down his time remaining in prison on Facebook. “Freedom day creeping up like rum,” he posts from his cell at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre, the island’s largest penal facility. “2016 expect mi well for now I am just looking true that window for that day like a theft ina that night.” Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. UK PM To Visit Jamaica Next Week. The Jamaican Government is currently making plans for the official visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron next week… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. ‘Mommy They Going To Kill Me.’ Marjorie Williams held on to one of her daughters and wept yesterday as she recounted hearing her teenage son cry out for her twice to indicate that his brother had been shot to death and that he was about to meet the same fate… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. PSOJ Said It Is Not Endorsing Any Party. William Mahfood, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), said on Monday that his organisation was not endorsing any political party to form the Government after the next general election, insisting that its primary interest was in ensuring that the economic reform programme did not fall victim of political considerations… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Jamaica Vital Partner – US President. President of the United States Barack Obama has said Jamaica is a vital partner in the fight against transnational crime… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. No Rush For Bailey-Cole – Sprinter Healed After Injury But Pacing His Return To Training. Kemar Bailey-Cole is reporting that he is almost fully recovered from the hamstring injury that kept him out of the recent IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China, where he feels he missed out on a possible medal in the men’s 100-metre sprint won by fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com