6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 28, 2014

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  1. ‘Society Of Sissies’. As the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) makes recommendations for the Parliament to include provisions in the Offences Against the Person Act to criminalise cyberbullying, one lawmaker is resisting the proposal saying “we have to be careful we don’t use laws to develop a society of sissies”… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Handling Of OPM Briefing Concerns PAJ, Grange. Opposition Spokesperson on Information Olivia Grange yesterday expressed outrage at the recent treatment of media representatives by government functionaries… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. MOCA Nabs Exam Depot Workers On Corruption Rap. At least two employees from local motor vehicle depots have been taken into custody by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Agency (MOCA), as the police continue their investigation into a widespread corruption racket at examination facilities across the island… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. West Kgn Claims To Be Submitted To State. The Office of the Public Defender (OPD) has decided to submit, to the attorney general, the first 70 of almost 700 claims seeking to have Government fork out another $100 million to compensate hundreds of west Kingston residents whose personal belongings were lost or damaged during the 2010 police-military incursion… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Limestone Could Be A Big Income Earner – Tufton. Dr Christopher Tufton, co-executive director of the Caribbean Policy Research Institute, has said the mining of limestone could become a major income earner for Jamaica if the right approach is taken to develop the sector… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. St George’s Stun Jamaica College. St George’s College stunned Jamaica College 3-2 in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Walker Cup final at Constant Spring Sports Complex yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com