Stop the Glut - Shaw urges hotels to purchase local produce

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Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw has signalled his intention to have hotels use more local produce to minimise the incidence of glut in the domestic agriculture sector.Shaw was speaking yesterday at the launch of the 66th Denbigh Agricultural,…

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Stop the Glut-Shaw urges hotels to purchase local produce

Gleaner on June 16th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw has signalled his intention to have hotels use more local produce to minimise the incidence of glut in the domestic agriculture sector.Shaw was speaking yesterday at the launch of the 66th Denbigh Agricultural,…

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Spain’s tumultuous week ends with 3-3 draw against Portugal

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SOCHI, Russia (AP):Spain were on the cusp of a perfect ending following days of turmoil, minutes from a spectacular triumph over Iberian rivals Portugal to start their World Cup.But Fernando Hierro, the former Spain defender who only took over as…

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Football Fever - Ambassadors tout their country’s World Cup chances

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More than 30,000 Mexicans are expected to be in Russia for the 2018 World Cup. While Juan Jose Gonzales Mijares, the Mexican ambassador to Jamaica, will not be among the number, he feels that ‘El Tricolor’ stands a reasonable, if not spectacular,…

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Andrew: Germany, Peter: Brazil - Political leaders share World Cup love

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Andrew Holness, prime minister Germany is my favourite team. They may not play the flashy and colourful football most Jamaicans like, however, they are a reliable, smart, powerful, and hard-working outfit. They will get the job done.Peter Phillips,…

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Kadijah Saunders keeps her family crying

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Western Bureau:Grief continues to consume the family of nine-year-old Kadijah Saunders, who was found dead in the Bog district, Westmoreland, last week.Her mother, Cynthia Saunders, is overcome with grief and is wondering how she will be able to…

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10-year-old boy killed by bus - Police probing incident

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Just a few days after a seven-year-old boy was killed at the Anchovy Primary School in St James by a car driven by a teacher, a 10-year-old-boy was killed by a Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) bus yesterday in St Catherine while on his way to…

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Smokescreen! - McNeill says claims by Matthew Samuda will not deter his PAAC work

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Chairman of Parliament’s Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) Wykeham McNeill has dismissed as “palpably false” suggestions by Government Senator Matthew Samuda that McNeill’s relative was a director of a travel agency who…

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Cost to build Petrojam wall tripled - Senator Brown

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Opposition Senator Lambert Brown is questioning whether the Andrew Holness-led Cabinet signed off on a $96 million contract to erect a wall at Petrojam, noting that the original bill of quantity estimated that the project should cost nearly $30…

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BCIC tracking - driving habits of - motor policyholders

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British Caribbean Insurance Company (BCIC) is tracking the driving behaviour of auto insurance policyholders, with their consent.Since late 2017, the company has been pilot-testing the Amber Connect vehicle-tracking device on privately owned motor…

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