5 Things You Need To Know Today – December 2, 2012

  1. Approximately 40% Of Fire Hydrants Not Working.  The situation is cause for concern. According to Laurie Williams, Commissioner of the Fire Brigade,'”The fire hydrant is the first source that is visited to replenish the fire unit when there is a fire in an area. Therefore, if they are not working, a secondary source would need to be found and that might be a distance away…” [Read more here at Jamaica-Gleaner.com]
  2. Grave Irregularities In Police Vehicle Maintenance.  The Auditor General has raised concerns about the cost of the repairs and the location of the vehicles.  [Read more here at Jamaica-Gleaner.com For a copy of the Auditor General’s report visit diGJamaica.com here.
  3. Ezroy Millwood Dead.  Two days before the matter of the $2 Billion award goes back to the court, Ezroy Millwood was found dead at his home.  Police do not suspect foul play.  The court battle continues…[Read more here at Jamaica-Gleaner.com]
  4. JLP To Elect New Chairman Today.  By the end of today, Jamaica should know who has been elected by the delegates of the Labour Party to be their new Chairman.  Four candidates are vying for the post….[Read more here at Jamaica-Gleaner.com]
  5. Jolly Boys For Reality TV And Docudrama. From “working for bus fare”  to international tours, the story of the Jolly Boys and mento is coming to television. [Read more here at Jamaica-Gleaner.com]