6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 27, 2013


  1. ‘GOD IS GOD’ – No Charges For Azan In Spaldings Market Affair. In a prayerful tone, former Junior Minister for Transport and Works Richard Azan yesterday indicated that his exoneration by the director of public prosecutions (DPP) proved that “God is God”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. …May Pen Mayor To Face Court. Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn says the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) has presented clear evidentiary material for her to institute criminal proceedings against May Pen Mayor Scean Barnswell… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Rainford Sacked For Bailing Carlos Hill – Attorneys Mull Whether To Contest Dismissal. Lawyers representing booted Permanent Secretary Robert Rainford are now reportedly going over the terms of his dismissal to determine their next move… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Credit Bureau Wants Access To Phone, Utility Data. Creditinfo Jamaica Limited wants the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) to put its weight behind its lobby to include phone and other utility billing information as sources of credit data… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Gay Protesters Heckle Simpson Miller At UN General Assembly. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller was forced to halt her exit from the 68th United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, yesterday afternoon, as a group of gay activists protested outside the Ford Foundation offices… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Asafa Powell And Sherone Simpson To Get Trial Dates Today. Former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell and 2008 Olympic 100m silver medallist Sherone Simpson will today learn the dates for their respective hearings into the presence of banned substances in their samples from the National Senior Championships earlier this year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com