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


  1. Portia, Andrew For The Leadership Debate. As it was four years ago, President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller is set to square-off once again with Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Andrew Holness… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Housing Gift – NHT Gives Contributors Early Christmas. President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, Edwin Wint, has declared that the decision by the Government to increase the loan ceiling and lower the interest rate for National Housing Trust (NHT) contributors is very good news for low and middle-income Jamaicans… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. LNG Suppliers Selected – Power Plant In Operation By 2018. Head of the Electricity Sector Enterprise Team (ESET) Dr Vin Lawrence says there was a vast number of credible bids that were put forward for the supply of natural gas to the new power plant to be built by Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. We Are Ready, Police High Command Says Preparation For Elections Far Advanced. Clifford Blake, deputy commissioner of police in charge of operations, has signalled that the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is far advanced with regard to its preparations for the pending general election… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. November 30 Date For Inmates In Mario Deane Beating Case. The case against the three inmates accused of the beating death of Mario Deane last April has been set for mention on November 30, when the next sitting of the St James Circuit Court is scheduled to begin… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Boyz ‘Have To Go The Limit’ Against Panama – Schafer Says Local Players Need To ‘Work’ Harder. Head coach of the men’s national senior team, Winfried Schafer, said he is well aware of Jamaica’s dismal record against Central American opponents Panama, who they will face in the CONCACAF Semi-final Round World Cup Qualifying tomorrow at the National Stadium, beginning at 9 p.m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com