6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 9, 2014


  1. New Commish Approved. Some of Jamaica’s major international partners have given their stamp of approval to the appointment of career cop Carl Williams as the country’s next police commissioner, government insiders have revealed… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Bunting Wants $2b More To Fight Crime. The Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) has committed to hold discussions with the Ministry of Finance and Planning to determine whether revenues could be more efficiently spent to allocate more towards crime fighting… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. ‘Downtown Rebirth Not Stalled’ – UDC. The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) is moving to allay fears that the planned redevelopment of downtown Kingston has stalled… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Boyz Face Canada Trial. The competition for places in Jamaica’s squad for this year’s Caribbean Cup heats up today when the Reggae Boyz tackle Canada in a friendly football international… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Gleaner Staffers, Celebrities Fill In For Vendors. Celebrities, managers and officers of The Gleaner Company yesterday took to the streets to sell the newspaper across sections of the Corporate Area… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Clap Dem! Miss Lou Honoured In Multiple Creative Ways. On a day when the late ‘Miss Lou’ would have celebrated her 95th birthday, a concert was held in her honour at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, Hope Road, St Andrew, on Sunday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com