6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 11, 2015

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  1. ‘I Have Been Demonised’ – Ferguson. Former Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson says that he feels hurt and demonised by much of the public commentary about the way he managed the health portfolio and remains convinced that he was undermined in a major conspiracy… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. ‘No Value For Money’ – HAJ Slammed For Poor Governance Practices. The Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) has once again been thrown into the spotlight with Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis declaring that the Government did not receive value for money in an almost $9-billion project the agency implemented… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. NROCC Racks Up $300b In Debt. Auditor General Pamela Monroe Ellis has reported that the government company responsible for ensuring the implementation of the Highway 2000 project has accumulated more than $300 billion in debt over the last six years, posing serious financial threats to the State… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Police Federation Signs Wage Deal With Government. After a period of protracted negotiations between the Government and the Jamaica Police Federation, an agreement was inked yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Gov’t Ordered To Pay Businessman $4.2m For Insensitive Treatment. A Supreme Court judge has described as insensitive the manner in which the police effected a search at the premises of a St Mary businessman, seized his motor vehicles, and locked him up for several days… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Underdogs Denham Town, Jonathan Grant Book Semi Spots. Surprise ISSA-Flow Manning Cup schoolboy semi-finalists Denham Town and Jonathan Grant High emphatically stamped their class, ousting, between them, four former champions from groups I and K, respectively, en route to the grand semi-final stage… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com