6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 19, 2014

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  1. Heat On Portia. The parliamentary Opposition has received the full backing of several influential church groupings, which have called for Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to come clean on the controversial transaction involving the National Housing Trust (NHT) and property related to the Trelawny-based Outameni Experience attraction… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. No Ordinary By-Election. The rising sun had just come over the hills in Bird Mountain in Central Westmoreland and found its way over the unpainted tomb, the final resting place of Roger Clarke… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Al Miller’s Attorney Tackles Senior Cop. An attorney for the Reverend Merrick ‘Al’ Miller yesterday sought to discredit one aspect of the testimony given by a senior police officer during the popular clergyman’s corruption trial… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Phillips: No Shockers In Supplementary Estimates. Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips says there will be no surprises in the First Supplementary Estimates of Expenditure, which will be laid in the House of Representatives next week… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Sweeping Constitutional Amendments Ratified By The JLP. When veteran politician Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange takes on James Robertson, the man who defeated her 11 years ago for the position of Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) deputy leader for Area Council Two, the entire bulk of delegates will be empowered to cast their ballots for the candidate of their choice… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Wilson Concerned About Heat For Doha World Champs. Maurice Wilson, the man who has led Jamaica’s track and field team to several major athletics championships, has expressed concern following the awarding of the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships to Doha, Qatar… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com