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

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  1. DPP Could Face Parliament Over ‘Kentucky Kid’ Case. The nation’s chief prosecutor Paula Llewellyn could be called before the Parliament to explain her office’s handling of the controversial ‘Kentucky Kid’ murder case… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Churches Urged To Take On Chik-V, Ebola Fight. Church leaders are urging the entire church community to join the chikungunya and Ebola fight and public-education campaign, stating that the health of the nation must be a collective responsibility… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Regional Leaders Agree On 10-Point Ebola, Chik-V Plan. Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders concluded a special summit on Tuesday, agreeing to a 10-point plan to deal with the outbreak of the chikunguyna virus and any possible incident of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Hostage Of His Past – Ex-Convict Tells Of Near Two-Decade Struggle To Find Job In Unforgiving Society. Twenty-eight years wasted, a mounting pile of rejected job applications and the hefty cost of bus fares to and from fruitless interviews have left 52-year-old Travis Davis hopeless… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. No More Sex-Ed At Children’s Homes, Says Director. They are listed among the cohorts with the fastest growing HIV infection rate in the Caribbean, but impoverished 13-19 year olds at two of the six children’s homes, implicated in a damaging sex-education scandal this year, will not be taught any further lessons in managing their sexuality… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. JC Advance After 16-Goal Rout … XLCR Sent Packing Despite 12-0 Win. “It was nerve-racking, trust me.” Those were the words of Delroy Brown, assistant coach of reigning Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC), after his team secured their semi-final spot with a three-plus goal difference ahead of Excelsior yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com