6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 25, 2014

Ambassador Shelley

  1. Fraser-Pryce Appointed Ambassador Special Envoy. Two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was yesterday appointed Ambassador Special Envoy at a brief ceremony at the Office of the Prime Minister. Fraser-Pryce, who also has five World Championships gold medals to her credit, was presented with the instruments by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. We Are Committed. The heads of five major financial institutions yesterday reiterated their ongoing support to micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSME), summing up their committed to staying the course this way…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Out Of Drought – Met Office. Predictions that the severe drought conditions that the country had been experiencing could continue into April next year have been washed away by heavy rains over most of the country and the Meteorological Service of Jamaica is declaring that “the island on a whole, is out of drought”…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Blake Recovering Well, No Timeline For Return. Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake is recovering well after conducting surgery on an injured hamstring, this according to a member of his management team…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. ‘Excellence’ Set For October 25. Under the distinguished patronage of Their Excellencies The Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, governor general, and The Most Honourable Lady Allen, the Caribbean Development for the Arts, Sports and Culture Foundation will be staging its 12 annual Caribbean Hall of Fame Awards for Excellence after a two-year break…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. High Quality Promised For Arthur Guinness Concert Tonight. Tonight’s fifth staging of the Arthur Guinness Day (AGD) Concert at the National Arena is promising to be one of the best yet. The solid line-up of acts that includes Lady Saw, Jah Cure and Assassin, as well as soca entertainers Skinny Fabulous and Mr Killa, is expected to attract thousands and create the perfect atmosphere for those watching from across the region and beyond…Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com