6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 21, 2014


  1. I Won’t Resign! Despite mounting calls for his resignation as head of the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) over the controversial Outameni property purchase, Easton Douglas says he is going nowhere, at least not until that call comes from the person who appointed him – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Jamaicans Making The Most Of Overseas Studies. Don Cunningham, a graduate of Manchester High School in Jamaica, who is now director of international recruiting for the Lincoln College of Technology in the United States, believes local students should seriously consider taking advantage of the benefits of studying overseas… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Tariq Parker Is 2015 Rhodes Scholar. Having been a whiz kid for most of his life, 23-year-old Tariq Parker moved one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a neurosurgeon when he was named the 2015 Jamaica Rhodes Scholar… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Obama Correcting US Immigration Policy Wrongs, Says OAS Sec General. Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, yesterday suggested that in announcing an executive order to block the deportation of approximately five million persons who reside illegally in the United States, American President Barack Obama was moving to correct bad immigration policies adopted by his country in the past… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Low Demand For Houses – NHT. Fewer than 18,000 Jamaicans with income to purchase homes are desirous of doing so, the National Housing Trust (NHT) has said… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. DaCosta Semi Clash At Juici. Patrick ‘Jackie’ Walters who, two years ago, led Glenmuir High to rural-area football supremacy, will be seeking to take Clarendon College to the title this year… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com