6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 11, 2014

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  1. Jamaica Running Out Of Public Burial Space. With figures from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) showing 15,427 deaths recorded in 2013, and murders becoming a growing concern yearly, the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is concerned that Jamaica is running out of public space to bury persons… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. NHT Defiant – Board Member Says Outameni ‘Maybe Best Buy Ever’. The Board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) has affirmed its decision to purchase the Outameni Experience facility in Trelawny for some $180 million, with at least another $100 million to be injected into the ailing venture… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Inform On Child Killers, Says Watchdog. Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison wants increased vigilance on the part of Jamaicans to expose child killers, even as the country has recorded the murder of nearly 40 children since the start of the year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. 8% Drop In Light Bills This Month. Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) customers used to getting shocking news about electricity rate increases can breathe a sigh of relief come month end as the light and power company has announced an 8.4 per cent drop in its November electricity bills… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jabari Hastings Tops Nation In 5 CSEC Subjects. Like fine apparel worn with panache, 16-year-old Jabari Hastings has decorated himself with academic excellence, registering an outstanding performance in the 2014 Caribbean Secondary Eductation Certificate (CSEC) Examinations… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Camperdown, Charlie Smith Advance To Last Four. Charlie Smith High and Camperdown High advanced to the semi-finals of the ISSA-LIME Manning Cup football competition with contrasting results yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com