6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 15, 2014


  1. Portia Warns In-House Critics. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has reportedly taken members of her own political party to task for criticisms levelled at the Government and the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) over the controversial Outameni deal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Questionable Cash Puts Public Servants On Trial. A motor vehicle examiner and a customs officer, who the Corruption Prevention Commission (CPC) says failed to satisfactorily explain how they came by millions of dollars in assets traced to them, are to go on trial next year on corruption charges… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Major-Campbell, Flock Clear Air On Gays In Church. Under fire, Anglican priest, the Reverend Father Sean Major-Campbell, yesterday pleaded with his congregation to be patient with him as he attempts to be ‘progressive’… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. CAL Passengers To Pay For Second Bag. As of January 15, Caribbean Airlines passengers travelling between the region and Toronto, Canada, will be required to pay US$25, plus applicable taxes, for their second checked bag… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. NMIA Seeking Investor With US$120m To Spend. Prospecting both locally and abroad, the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) is going in search of an investor with at least US$120 million to spend, and the competence to take over the operation of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Task Force Suggests Ulterior Motive For India Pullout. A task force convened to look into the reasons behind pay dispute that saw the West Indies players pulling out of the tour in India in October has come to the determination that there was more to the players’ actions than they are letting on… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com