6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 9, 2015


  1. PNP Considering Lennox Lewis’ Wife For East Hanover. Violet Lewis, the wife of former world heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis, is being considered by the People’s National Party (PNP) as a replacement for Dr D.K. Duncan as its candidate in Eastern Hanover… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Murder Spike In Rural Jamaica. Just under 500 murders have been recorded across rural parishes this year, surpassing the figure reported for the metropolitan areas… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Charities At Risk – Stakeholders Claim Disclosure Motion Could Harm Altruistic Work. Bobby Wilmot, pastor of the Joy Town Community Development Foundation, is sounding a warning to lawmakers currently reviewing a private member’s motion, which calls for the registration of civil-society groups and the disclosure of their financiers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. ‘MoBay Not A Child Anymore’ – Time To Provide More Diverse Employment Base For Residents, Says Henry. Jamaica’s tourism capital, Montego Bay, is moving to diversify its economic base in order to meet the changing demands of the new globalised world… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. JAMPRO Has Given Us No Help – Davon Crump. Businessman Davon Crump has accused the country’s trade and investment agency of failing the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector, claiming that the agency has done nothing to promote the sector despite its vast potential for boosting employment numbers… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Powell, Simpson Reach Settlement With Company That Sold Them Tainted Drugs. After being blacklisted by various sponsors and athletics meeting organisers for the better part of two years, Paul Doyle, the agent of World Championships medallists Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson, is hoping the pair can revive their reputations after having reached an out-of-court settlement with a company that sold them tainted supplements… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com