6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 14, 2014


  1. Police-Related Fatalities Cut By Half, INDECOM Reports. The number of police-related killings has seen a 53.18 per cent decline over the past 10 months in comparison to the first 10 months of 2013 and the cops are attributing this to enforcement of strategic measures and fewer confrontations with criminals… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Bunting: Training In Less Lethal Force To Boost Trust In JCF. Commissioner of Police Carl Williams is urging the men and women of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) to get it right when dealing with members of the public… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Merchants Expect A Merry Christmas. With just six weeks to go, both merchants and shoppers are gearing up for what they expect to be a merry Christmas… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. It’s Better To Be A High Earner In Jamaica. Global accounting network UHY Interna-tional has released its latest taxation study, which shows that high earners in Jamaica – those who are paid US$1.5 million or more – pay much less tax than in most other jurisdictions… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Jamaica’s Recent Expensive Borrowing Success. At the end of June to early July of this year, there was a great deal of euphoria on the part of Cabinet members and many vocal People’s National Party supporters when Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillip, his technical team and roadshow managers returned from Europe and announced that he had secured a new US$800-million loan… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Pro League Bowls Off At Sabina Park. Jamaica Franchise and Windward Islands Volcanoes will today square off in the opening round of the new West Indies Cricket Board Professional League at Sabina Park… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com