6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 7, 2015

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  1. Go Get Back Your Money! – Government Minister Says Persons Should Seek To Retrieve Funds Paid For Dallas Mountain Lands. Persons who have fallen victim to a land scheme in Dallas Mountain, St Andrew, are being told to try and recover monies they paid for the property… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. ECC Seeking Solutions For Early Childhood Institutions With Dwindling Student Populations. The early childhood sector has been severely affected by the demographic changes that have rendered the Jamaican population an ageing one… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Raised In Poverty, Jamaican Rises To Top At Baltimore Law School. To receive the faculty award for most outstanding student at the University of Baltimore School of Law in the United States is no easy task. However, Jamaica-born Jermaine ‘Ryan’ Haughton was successful in accomplishing this feat at his graduation ceremony, held recently… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Surgeon Opens Centre To Hand Knowledge To Young Colleagues. The country’s young surgeons now have access to specialist training in hand surgery with the opening of the Carnegie Hand Institute and Surgery Centre (CHISC) at Whitter Village in Montego Bay… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. 1.5 Degrees Celsius Remains In Play At Paris Climate Talks. After a week of deliberations at the United Nations climate talks in Paris, 1.5 degrees Celsius as a possible target for holding the increase in global temperatures – crucial for islands like Jamaica and others of the Caribbean – remains in play… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. CARICOM, WICB Sidestep Dissolution Talks At Meeting. The controversial proposal to dissolve the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) was not discussed when CARICOM leaders and the WICB top brass met in St George’s last Friday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com