6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 18, 2014

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  1. NHT Board Members Resign Amid Outameni Controversy. Daryl Vaz, who last week called for the removal of the National Housing Trust (NHT) board, has declared that the first two casualties of the controversy over the purchase of the Outameni Experience attraction, were just a start… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Jamaican Jurist Elected To ICJ. Jamaican jurist Patrick Robinson was yesterday elected to serve as a judge in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). His nine-year tenure begins in February 2015… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Little-White: I Never Got A Dollar From Property Sale. Former operator of Outameni Experience, Lennie Little-White, is stressing that he did not receive a cent of the $180 million the National Housing Trust (NHT) paid for the property on which the cultural attraction lies… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Outameni Payback – DBJ Could Recoup Investment If Attraction Fortunes Turn Around. The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has revealed that though it decided in October 2013 to write off a $76.4-million investment in the Orange Valley Holdings (OVH)-run Outameni Experience attraction, it would still be able to collect what is due if the debt-ridden company rebounds… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Cops Target Thieves Preying On Students Along North Street. Police in the Kingston Central division say they are clamping down on a band of robbers who have been plaguing students walking along North Street and in its surrounding communities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Jamaica, T&T Showdown – Reggae Vs Soca In Montego Bay. Regional powerhouses Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will battle for the CFU Men’s Caribbean Cup football championship title tonight at Montego Bay Stadium, St James, starting at 8 pm… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com