Malbec Matters

Observer on October 17th, 2020 | File Under Lifestyle -

This week, we travel, if only mentally, to the continent of South America and pause to discover the rich, dark fruit flavours of Argentina’s Malbec grape. There are several wine-producing areas within Argentina; however, since the region of Mendoza is home to more than 70% of Argentina’s vineyards, what better place to begin our Malbec discovery.Mendoza’s Malbec

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Extraordinary measures needed for social change

Gleaner on October 17th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: I must laud Dudley McLean for his call for the dismantling of the political garrisons in Jamaica in his letter in The Gleaner on October 13. He reasoned that this ingrained malady in our political system is a prime determinant…

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Letter of the Day | Honour and respect the small farmers

Gleaner on October 17th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: World Food Day is celebrated annually on October 16 to mark the 1945 establishment of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and this year’s theme, ‘Grow, Nourish, Sustain…

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Plant more hemp trees

Gleaner on October 17th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

T HE EDITOR, Madam: I read with interest the article of October 7, ‘Noranda Bauxite plants 2020 trees on National Tree Planting Day’, as well as your very good editorial of October 10. Has anyone given any consideration to planting hemp? Some of…

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Tread carefully on Cockpit Country

Gleaner on October 17th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: I am writing in response to the Gleaner article ‘Government eyes Cockpit Country for tourism’, published on October 15, 2020. With mining in the Cockpit Country still being on the books as a major environmental issue, I find…

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