6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 13, 2015


  1. Booted – JLP Drops Devon Wint As Candidate For West Central St Catherine. The constituency of West Central St Catherine has once again been rocked by turmoil as the leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) was forced last night to scratch a resisting Devon Wint from the slate of candidates after a meeting at the party’s Belmont Road headquarters in New Kingston late yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Auditor General Remains Firm Despite Criticism From HAJ Board. Chairman of the Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ) Derrick Latibeaudiere says he is “appalled that the blame for poor governance and poor out-turn of selected projects” at the housing body, based on findings by the Auditor General’s Department, is being attributed to the current board of directors… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Parchment Brown Next Political Ombudsman? Attorney-at-law Donna Parchment Brown, the custos of St Andrew, has reportedly been selected over clergyman Karl Johnson… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Tavares-Finson Regrets Charter Of Rights Not Going To Referendum. Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate Tom Tavares-Finson has rejected the notion that Jamaica cannot set up its own final court of appeal… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Funeral-Services Industry Needs Regulation. Scott Roman is among the young generation of funeral directors in Jamaica, having been born into the Roman’s Funeral Home family with its respected tradition of offering the best in the business to clients. However, Roman told The Gleaner the funeral market is becoming an attractive one because of low barriers to entry… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. Tough Clash – Boyz Face Panama In World Cup Qualifier. Registering victory will be the prime target for Jamaica’s senior men’s national football team when they tackle Panama in a Group B CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying (WCQ) match at the National Stadium tonight, beginning at 9 p.m… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com