6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 28, 2015


  1. Political Lawbreakers – More That Half Of Candidates Yet To Disclose Election Spending. Nearly four years after the parliamentary election of 2011, less than half of the 150 candidates who contested the polls have filed returns of election expenses to returning officers for the constituencies in which they were candidates… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Hanna Pleads For Unity – Says Contest Was Humbing Experience. Battered and bruised in a fierce internal contest to represent the People’s National Party (PNP) in South East St Ann, a victorious two-time Member of Parliament Lisa Hanna yesterday appealed for unity and pledged to reach out and mend fences in the interest of the development of the constituency… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Another PNP Newcomer Vows To Send ‘Uncle Sam’ Into Political Retirement. Armed with what she describes as a genuine love for the people and an unshakeable faith in God, Jacqueline Taylor-O’Gilvie believes she has the ammunition to do what no one else has been able to do in 35 years: defeat Karl Samuda in a general election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. ‘Three Days To Go’ – Self-Imposed Deadline For Campaign Financing Bill Looms. October is three days away. The Leader of Government Business in the House of Representatives, Phillip Paulwell, is quoted in The Gleaner of September 22 as indicating “barring unforeseen circumstances, we should have the bill (Campaign Finance) in Parliament by October”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Education Ministry Launches Math Pilot Programme. The Ministry of Education last Wednesday launched a pilot project to determine how mathematics training for parents can improve the performance of students in grades one and two… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. UWI Were Hungry For Win – Coach Marcel Gayle Happy For Team’s Historic Top Flight Success. Portmore United’s dream start to the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) came to an unlikely end yesterday after they fell 1-0 to bottom-of-the-table University of the West Indies (UWI) Football Club at the UWI Bowl… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com