6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 24, 2013


  1. Cops Grapple With Changing Pattern In Human Trafficking. With 24 children reported as victims of human trafficking since the start of the year, the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) has expressed concerns over what it says is a worrying trend that is increasingly shows males as victims… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. We’re Not Losing Crime Fight, Despite Murder Spike – Hinds. Deputy Commissioner of Police Glenmore Hinds has sought to assure Jamaicans that “we are not losing the fight against criminals”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. MoBay Trade Expo To Focus On Growing Local Businesses. With the economic life of the western region dependent on the services industry, organisers of the Montego Bay Trade Expo have selected a stellar line-up of presenters to address areas of potential growth for local businesses… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Downtown No-Vending Zone – Vendors Relocated. Vendors in no-vending areas downtown, Kingston, were last Saturday relocated to North Parade. The police said criminals have been operating among vendors to carry out their illegal activities. Now that vendors have been relocated, they are organised along the sidewalks to avoid obstruction of police operations… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Nearly 600 Arrested In JPS Anti-Theft Campaign. The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS), the island’s main supplier of electricity, is reporting close to 600 arrests for electricity theft between the start of the year and last Friday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Parchment ‘More Determined’, Says Coleman. Few could blame Olympic bronze medallist Hansle Parchment for being down in the dumps, having missed out on a possible medal in the 110-metre hurdles at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow this past summer… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com