6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 26, 2013


  1. DAY OF HORROR – Four Students Perish In Crash. It’s a scene that is becoming too familiar, and not in a good way: grieving students weeping openly, and teary-eyed teachers trying to console them… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Rural School-Bus Plan Crawls Along. Garnett Roper, chairman of the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC), says he will be reporting to Transport Minister Dr Omar Davies in a few days with proposals for the implementation of a rural school-bus system… Read m0re at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Basic School To Get Light After 73 Years. Several leading educators have been touting the need for more schools to incorporate technology in the delivery of lessons… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. JLP Seeks To Assess Effects Of Current Economic Climate On Local Businesses. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness yesterday disclosed that with several businesses collapsing and downsizing in the prevailing economic environment, he has commissioned a study to determine the extent of the fallout bedevilling the business community… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Fly Jamaica Airways Lands In Guyana. Fly Jamaica Airways will begin non-stop services from Kingston to Georgetown, Guyana, today, and non-stop service from New York to Georgetown on September 27. In June, the Guyana government announced that it had granted the Jamaica-based airline the green light to operate two routes out of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Bolt, Fraser-Pryce Add Gloss To Commonwealth Games. Next year’s Commonwealth Games is looking better all the time. First, the incomparable Usain Bolt puts the Glasgow hosted multi-sport carnival on his 2014 calendar. As if that wasn’t enough, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has Glasgow on her agenda too… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com