6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 8, 2015

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  1. St Hilda’s Defends Decision To Strip Head Girl Of Post. St Hilda’s Diocesan High School has responded to accusations by the mother of a student at the Brown’s Town-based institution that the school discriminated against her daughter when she was relieved of the post of head girl… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Houses Slow In Coming For Destitute Jamaicans. The Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing is facing an uphill task to complete 700 wooden housing solutions this financial year, for poor Jamaicans who do not own a house… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  3. Bill Tabled To Allow For Impeachment Of Mayor. Jamaica has moved a step closer to allowing for the impeachment of public officials, a long-promised feature of the country’s democratic landscape… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  4. Monymusk, Frome Ready To Provide Electricity But… While the Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC)-owned Monymusk and Frome sugar factories are now ready to supply electricity to the national power grid, their delivery of the service is being held back by procedural matters, including the need for an operational licence… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

  5. Effects Of Climate Change Seen Across Jamaica. As a child, Joan Buchanan always anticipated the summer holidays, when she would accompany her parents to the farm to reap a range of crops which would be flourishing after the May/June rains… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. New Track Up And Running At GC Foster. Delivered under budget and within schedule, the new track at the G.C. Foster College of Physical Education and Sport is expected to continue the institution’s rich heritage of sporting education. But, it was not an easy fix… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com