6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 29, 2016

Marcus Garvey
Marcus Garvey

1. Jamaica Under Severe Weather Alert From Tropical Storm ‘Matthew’. Jamaica has been placed on alert from Tropical Storm Matthew, which was formed near the Eastern Caribbean yesterday morning.Reports from the Meteorological Service of Jamaica are… read more at the Jamaica-Gleaner.com

2. ‘The Good Haffi Suffer Fi The Bad’ – Mount Salem Residents Ready To Give Up Rights In State Of Emergency. Residents of Mount Salem, the thriving yet violent community located in the Greater Montego Bay area, have started to bury loved ones killed in the latest crime wave sweeping across St James. Amid the funerals, however, came a very sobering warning… read more at the Jamaica-Gleaner.com

3. ‘Last Chance’ – Stakeholders Warn Of Business, Tourism Fallout If Crime Not Curbed Next Month. While the debate over whether a state of emergency is the ideal response to the upsurge in crime in Montego Bay, St James, continues to attract mixed reactions, two prominent business operators in the tourist capital are warning that the city will… read more at the Jamaica-Gleaner.com

4. Montague: We Are Reaping The Whirlwind – Security Minister Cites Social Decay As He Outlines Response To St. James Violence. National Security Minister Robert Montague declared in Parliament yesterday that the deadly violence ravaging St James has been reaped from the social decay in the island and it is now time for everyone to admit their wrongs.”We are reaping the… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

5. Time Runs Out For Garvey – Petition Fails To Garner Required Signature Total. The online petition launched to commence the proceedings of clearing the name of National Hero Marcus Garvey was archived yesterday after it failed  to amass the 100,000 signatures needed for it to be considered. Garvey, the country’s… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

6. Sutherland Global Recruiting 1,500. Sutherland Global Services is hiring up to 1,500 additional staff, which would grow its workforce by a quarter.The call centre operator has advertised for “full-time and seasonal professionals” as customer service and inbound-sales… read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com