6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 12, 2014

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  1. NHT Cash Splash. The National Housing Trust (NHT) will have to spend an additional $20 million to acquire chattels, intellectual property, script, and props from the Outameni Experience in Trelawny in order to operate the cultural attraction… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. NHT Board Misled PM? West Portland Member of Parliament Daryl Vaz has suggested that the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) has misled Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller by informing her that the Outameni Experience was not acquired for tourism-related purposes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Gov’t Sells Dunbeholden Lands To Florida Company. A Florida-based company is to purchase lands Dunbeholden, St Catherine, which it intends to use for a housing development and commercial facilities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Commish Assures Chinese Of Crime-Free Christmas. The nation’s top cop has revealed that the police have crafted a strategy that will ensure a crime-free Christmas in the downtown Kingston shopping district… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Employment Begins To Benefit Government Coffers. The government said that an increase in employment and improved compliance from employers being able to claim employment tax credit has begun to show improvement in its coffers in relation to pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) and education taxes… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. No Excuse For Failure. Dreadful win-loss record. FIFA ranking free fall. Sceptical sponsors. Disconnect from mainstream Jamaican fans. That’s the Reggae Boyz 2014. It’s not new… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com