5 Things You Need To Know Today – December 1, 2012

  1. DPP Office Invaded. “A St Andrew woman and her husband were yesterday placed in protection after two men took the woman to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) demanding that she change her statement in a murder case….” [Jamaica Gleaner]
  2. Gov’t Senator Takes Aim At The Private Sector. “For the second time in less than three months, Government Senator Lambert Brown has focused the searchlight on the country’s private sector, this time accusing it of not doing enough to generate economic growth….” [Jamaica Gleaner]
  3. HIV/AIDS Deaths Dip. Statistics from the government indicate that the number of deaths from AIDS has declined by about 50% since the introduction of Universal Access to antiretroviral drugs…[Jamaica Gleaner]
  4. A New Contractor General.  Greg Christie demited office yesterday and the Governor General has appointed Craig Beresford to act.  [Jamaica Gleaner]
  5. Crayons Count Gets Back To Basics.  Having distributed learning kits for basic schools all across Jamaica, Crayons Count is now visiting with recipient schools to assess the impact… [Jamaica Gleaner]