Jamaica endorses resolution to eliminate trans-fatty acids

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Jamaica has endorsed a resolution proposed by Costa Rica for the elimination of trans-fatty acids by 2025. The resolution was proposed at the 57th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO). Trans-fatty acids, also known…

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Planting high-tech seeds of change - Farmers urged to utilise more technology to boost yields, income

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Jamaica’s agricultural sector has the potential to churn out higher yields if farmers adopt more technology in their production techniques, according to information and communication technologies (ICT) and agricultural experts. Data from the…

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Planting high-tech seeds of change - Farmers urged to utilise more technology to boost yields, income

Gleaner on October 2nd, 2019 | File Under Headline News -

Jamaica’s agricultural sector has the potential to churn out higher yields if farmers adopt more technology in their production techniques, according to information and communication technologies (ICT) and agricultural experts. Data from the…

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MCLEOD PROMISES FIREWORKS - 110m hurdler sets sights on smashing national record today

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DOHA, Qatar: Defending World 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod has promised something special – national record special – as he looks to become the third man to successfully defend his title in the event at the IAAF World Championships in Doha…

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‘Superman’ killed in MoBay; St James murder count at 112

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Western Bureau: The spate of murders rocking downtown Montego Bay in recent weeks yesterday claimed another victim when a lone gunman attacked an unsuspecting motorist along Hart Street, pumping several bullets into his head and chest, killing him…

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MOE, CMU mum on Pinnock’s return

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Mum’s the word. Neither the Ministry of Education nor the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) would budge yesterday as The Gleaner sought to get answers on Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) President Fritz Pinnock’s return to duties on Monday….

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$550M RAIN BILL - Gov’t to spend big to repair roads ravaged by recent showers

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Heavy rains in recent days have left the Government with an emergency bill for more than $550 million to clear and reinstate over 200 roadways across the island. At the same time, however, citizens grappling with severe water restrictions will get…

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English bishop’s staff handcrafted in Jamaica

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For the first time in the centuries-old history of the Church of England, the Bishop of Dover in the Diocese of Canterbury will bear a staff that was lovingly handcrafted in Jamaica. The Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, a Jamaican from Montego Bay,…

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Manchester’s Drizel sends warning to other parish champions

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Mandeville, Manchester: Top 5 1. ↓Drizel Wilson, Manchester High 2. ↓Dominic Mitchell, Manchester High 3. ↓Taevion Morgan, El Instituto de Mandevilla 4. ↓Siri Numsum, Belair Preparatory 5. ↓Cerina Scott, Mandeville Primary Top Boy: Dominic…

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Expert estimates value of house at $69m

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Mandeville, Manchester: The technical expert from the Integrity Commission returned to the stand yesterday in the Manchester Municipal Corporation fraud trial and revealed that the property he visited in Daley’s Grove in the parish had an…

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