6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 6, 2015

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  1. Release Audit Now – PM Instructs Ferguson To Publish Health Sector Report Today. The country will today have the opportunity to leaf through the report of an audit of the health sector which at first had been clouded in secrecy in the Ministry of Health, but will now be made available to the public… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  2. Window Closing For December Election. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will be given a free hand “within days” to call an early general election, says Dr Peter Phillips, the campaign director for the Governing People’s National Party (PNP)… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Format For National Debates Not Yet Set. The two major political parties have not yet agreed on a format for national debates ahead of the impending election although the campaign is on in earnest… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. ECJ Says No To Parliament Amending Campaign Finance Bill. Dorothy Pine-McLarty, chair of the Electoral Commission of Jamaica (ECJ), said yesterday that the electoral authorities is not in favour of any amendment being made by the House of Representatives to the current campaign finance bill before Parliament… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. New Reward Scheme Benefits Frequent Toll Users. Frequent  users of the Highway 2000 East-West will now be able to save money on their journey… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  6. JC, Wolmer’s Score Wins. Defending champion Jamaica College (JC) and Wolmer’s both stayed in contention for a place in the semi-finals of the ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup following wins over Vauxhall and Holy Trinity, respectively, in Group H at the Constant Spring field yesterday… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com