6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 11, 2016

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  1. Guidance Counsellors Shun Gay, Lesbian Students. Newly-elected president of the Jamaica Association for Guidance Counsellors in Education (JAGCE), Nina Dixon, has raised concerns that several of the approximately 800 guidance counsellors that work in schools are refusing to offer counsel to students that identify as gay or lesbian… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Holness To Release Financial Records By March. Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness has revealed that he will make his financial records public by the end of March… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Cops Harassed – Commish Warns Sleazy Senior Officers About Sexual Advances. Some senior officers in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) have been sexually harassing their subordinates, leading the Commissioner of Police to issue a warning in the Force Orders that criminal charges and dismissal could result if they are found guilty of the offence… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Gov’t Saves $80m In Light Bill. The Jamaican Government has so far realised savings of $80 million over the past two years under an energy efficiency programme which has been implemented in 40 public-sector facilities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Guinea Hen Weed, A Possible Cure For Virus Problems. Guinea hen weed is once more in the news as the noted Jamaican scientist, Dr Henry Lowe, and his research team have reported another new medical finding about the antiviral properties of this weed… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Priestly Still Yearns To Represent Country. Almost a decade after playing the last of his six games for the Reggae Boyz, creative midfielder Akeem Priestly still has the hope, desire and will to represent his country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com