6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 25, 2014


  1. NHT Board Adds Four. Resisting pressure to fire the remaining members of the board of the National Housing Trust (NHT) amid the ongoing Outameni controversy, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller last night announced the appointment of four new members to strengthen the body… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. West Kgn Residents Lining Up For Enquiry. Residents from several communities in west Kingston are beginning to come forward in droves to give evidence before the commission of enquiry to be convened to investigate the 2010 police-military incursion into their communities… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Minister Expects Record Tourist Arrivals. Jamaica expects to welcome more than 3.5 million stopover and cruise ship visitors by the end of 2014… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Lottery Scammers Impersonating FBI Agents, Says US Professor. A United States professor who chairs business and financial journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism is reporting that a new trend is developing in lottery scamming in Jamaica… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Be Honest With The People, UWI Lecturer Warns Candidates. Dr Lloyd Waller, head of the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies, has called for politicians to be “honest with the people” about the things that can be achieved within constituencies… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Hasten The Investigations. The Jamaica Football Federation’s (JFF) boss, Captain Horace Burrell, is “deeply concerned” following a report into investigations regarding two Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME matches played three weeks ago… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com