6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 20, 201


  1. Tourism Pipe Dream – Bartlett Questions Future Of Harmony Cove Project. Harmony Cove, the much vaunted high-end tourism development, is unlikely to get off the ground this fiscal year, Oneika Miller, permanent secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, admitted to a parliamentary committee yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. PM’s Permanent Secretary Wasn’t Told About NHT’s Outameni Site Purchase. Oneika Miller, permanent secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), has joined her portfolio minister in claiming ignorance about the decision of the National Housing Trust (NHT) to purchase property at Orange Grove, Trelawny, before it was published in the media… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Road Repairs Impacted By Withdrawal Of Gas Tax. Chief executive officer of the Road Maintenance Fund (RMF) Clement Watson has said the diversion of the gas tax from the Fund in April, this year, has impacted its ability to effectively finance road maintenance… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Tourism Stakeholders Say Yes To Agro-Parks In Western Jamaica. Tourism and hospitality stakeholders in western Jamaica are embracing the plans by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to establish four new agro-parks in the western region over the next five years… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Google Directors To Lead Workshop On Innovation. If you have ever dreamt of an opportunity to interface with some of the brilliant minds behind Internet giant Google, you may just be in luck. Come Saturday, two Google directors, engaged by Scotiabank in association with the Branson Entrepreneurial Centre, will be on hand to conduct an interactive workshop for both tech and non-tech entrepreneurs… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. ‘We Had One Goal’ – Jamaica Top T&T In Penalty Shoot-Out To Win Sixth Caribbean Cup Title. It was sweet, sweet victory for the Reggae Boyz and vindication for their under pressure head coach Winfried Schäfer, who punched the air in celebration after Trinidad and Tobago’s Khaleem Hyland sent his team’s final penalty kick over the crossbar… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com