6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 31, 2014

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  1. A Year Less Deadly. Amid the guarded excitement that the number of persons killed in Jamaica this year will be the lowest over the last decade, one church group has issued a sobering reminder that as a nation, “we have lost respect for the sanctity of life”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Mayberry Sells Access Financial Shares To Proven For Almost $1 Billion. Mayberry Investments Limited yesterday revealed it had sold more than 100 million units of its shares in Access Financial Services Limited at a value of $9 per share… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. January 9 Meeting To Resolve JGRA-RUBiS Impasse. Although agreeing to suspend protest actions pending the outcome of a meeting between Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell and petroleum marketing company RUBiS, set for January 9, the Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) says all is not well in the sector… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. St Catherine Community Moves To Pay For Light. The community of Ellerslie Gardens in Spanish Town, St Catherine, is moving towards making its electricity consumption legal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Religious Liberty. Come January 24, 2015, all eyes will be on Jamaica. That is the sentiment expressed by The Seventh Day Adventist community, which will be hosting the first-ever Religious Liberty Festival at which they see all religious organisations and civic leaders coming together to celebrate freedom… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. New Coach For Reggae Girlz. There will be a new coach for the Reggae Girlz following Merron Gordon’s resignation as head coach of the senior women’s team… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com