6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 10, 2015

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  1. Hanna Misled – CDA Accused Of Giving Minister Wrong Info On Removal Of State Wards. Youth and Culture Minister Lisa Hanna has indicated that the Child Development Agency (CDA) gave her misleading information that the manager of the Sunshine Child Care Facility, Vivilyn Morgan, had failed in her attempt to get an extension from the court to remain on the premises in the wake of a notice to quit… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Act Now To Avert Water Crisis, Says OUR Boss. Head of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) Albert Gordon is warning that Jamaica is facing a major water crisis, and this is not because of the almost inevitable drought that will come next year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Tablet Jitters – Absence Of School Project-Monitoring System Leaves Auditor General Wary. Despite spending millions of dollars to support the tablets-in-schools project, it has been determined that the Universal Service Fund (USF) has no mechanism to monitor whether it is getting value for money… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Tourism Sector To See Busiest Christmas Season Ever. This Christmas will be the busiest ever for the tourism capital’s Sangster International Airport, which will experience a five per cent increase in passenger travel over the same period last year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Transfer Pricing Regime Could ‘Spook’ Investors – PSOJ Boss. The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is maintaining that the transfer pricing regime, which has been approved by the House of Representatives, is “scary for investment”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Young Footballer Seeks Prosthetic Leg. Outstanding Holy Trinity High School footballer Jordan Foote, who last Thursday had his leg amputated due to life-threatening bone cancer, is thankful to be alive, but his coach says he will need counselling to overcome the loss… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com