6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 12, 2015

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  1. Not On OUR Watch. The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) has rejected a request from the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) to charge 15 per cent interest on customer accounts that are overdue for any period over three days… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Mike Henry Announces Politics Departure Plan. Central Clarendon Member of Parliament Mike Henry has indicated he might leave the political arena before the next general election is called, insisting that even if he seeks re-election, he is not prepared to stay beyond 2019… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Jaden Needs His Glasses. The story is often told of how helpful Jamaicans are to persons in their time of need… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. $20-Million JUTC Tanker Stuck In Idle. Nearly six months after spending more than $20 million to purchase its own fuel tanker, the Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) still does not have the use of the vehicle… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica Meeting Economic-Reform Targets. William Mahfood, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, said the fact that the Government has consistently been meeting the economic targets under Jamaica’s Economic Reform Programme is good for the country… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Stunning Hitting! Chris Gayle was again sensational as West Indies incredibly pulled off the highest-ever run chase in the history of Twenty20 Internationals to beat South Africa by four wickets with four balls to spare and clinch a winning 2-0 lead in the three-match series yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com