6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 5, 2014


  1. 2014 Could Record Lowest Murder Figure In 11 Years. Police Commissioner Dr Carl Williams on Wednesday gave a morale-boosting pep talk to scores of rank-and-file members of the Kingston East and Kingston Central police divisions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Home Swift Home. The high downpayment required in order to purchase a home is to be drastically slashed, following the passage of an amendment to the 1960 Mortgage Insurance Act in Parliament… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. ‘It’s Not About The Money’. A Tivoli Gardens resident who claimed she took a bullet to her left breast and was made to wait two days before getting medical attention has insisted that her testimony to the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry was not motivated by money… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Taking The Terror Out Of Schools. Education stakeholders are expressing confidence in the Safe Schools Programme despite statistics that suggest that violent incidents are continuing on school campuses across the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Commissioner Encourages Public To Record Cops On Duty. The police High Command has encouraged residents to record cops carrying out their duties, even as it launches a probe into the reported arrest of a St Ann resident for the same reason… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Queen’s Seek ISSA All-Island Netball Double. Top senior schoolgirls netball teams, The Queen’s School and Holmwood Technical will face off for the all island Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association title in a mega-showdown at St Andrew High today… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com