6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 1, 2015

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  1. Convicted Murderer Among Escapees – Six Tunnel Their Way Out Of Freeport Lock-Up. For the second time in just over five months, there has been a major jailbreak in western Jamaica involving numerous prisoners charged with serious crimes, including murder and illegal possession of firearm… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Persons Not Confirmed Dead Will Remain On Voters’ List – EOJ. The Electoral Office of Jamaica (EOJ) yesterday released the new voters’ list with an additional 34,907 voters added to it. But if there are dead people included on this new list, they will remain there if the EOJ cannot confirm that they are, in fact, deceased… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Monsignor Richard Albert Dies Suddenly. The local Roman Catholic Church has been plunged into mourning following the sudden death last night of noted priest, Monsignor Richard Albert, who served the mission in Jamaica for almost 40 years… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Caribbean Airlines Fined For Failing To Complying With IDT Ruling. Caribbean Airlines has been fined $350,000 for failing to comply with an Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) ruling to reinstate former Vice-president of Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary Nerine Small… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Portia Says Yes To Civil Society. People’s National Party (PNP) President Portia Simpson Miller said that the call for continuity in certain areas of governance, made by major national stakeholders last week, was an endorsement of the Government she leads… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. ‘We Are A Dynasty’, Says JC Principal At Manning Cup Celebration. In what they charge to be the new home of their recently retained ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup title, three-time consecutive holders Jamaica College celebrated fervently at their morning devotion inside the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium at 189 Old Hope Road yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com