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Jamaica’s Fight Against Beet Army Worms

Each year, Jamaica’s Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) releases advisories to farmers regarding best practices and about pests to prevent/avoid. Over the last two decades, there have been numerous warnings about the beet army worm, a pest that attacks mainly

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 25, 2016

‘Disturbing!’ – Probe Launched After Cops Caught On Video In Tussle With Woman. The relationship between Jamaican citizens and the 151-year-old Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is facing renewed scrutiny as a “disturbing” video showing St Andrew policemen kneeling on a

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 15, 2016

You Must Trust And Support The Police – SSP Nesbeth. Senior Superinten-dent of Police Marlon Nesbeth, head of the St James Police Division, said residents of crime-plagued St James need to trust the police and give them their support in the…Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 12, 2015

Jamaica Headed In Wrong Direction, Say Respondents To Bill Johnson Poll. Even as the Government was salivating over the September 24 announcement that Jamaica had passed its ninth consecutive test under an Extended Fund Facility (EFF) with the International Monetary Fund,

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 14, 2015

Firefighters’ Resources Depleted, Will Have To Watch Fires Burn. Resources employed to combat the Mavis Bank inferno are running at an all-time low, as the raging flames show no sign of retreating… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com Negligent Parents Of Abused Children

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 15, 2014

Ready To Rebound – Hylton Claims Country’s Global Business Rankings Set For Massive Improvements. Jamaica’s Industry Minister Anthony Hylton is predicting that the major indices which measure the country’s efficiency at enhancing its business environment will gradually climb as a result

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 30, 2014

Gold Rush In Glasgow – Jamaica Sweep Women’s 400m, Win Triple Jump, 110m Hurdles In Glittering Commonwealth Games Display. Glasgow, cue the Bob Marley, the Jamaicans are taking over! That’s how it seemed anyway, as a historic women’s 400 metres medal sweep

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5 Facts – Droughts In Jamaica

Jamaica is no stranger to droughts, which seem to affect the country in varying degrees every year. In light of our current crisis, we decided to look back through the years and collect some Gleaner stories highlighting how droughts have

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 15, 2014

Commish Search On – Bunting Speaks Today, PSC To Start Talks On Ellington’s Successor. Discussions on a successor to retiring Commissioner of Police Owen Ellington are to top the priority issues the Police Service Commission (PSC) will deliberate on when

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – May 29, 2014

PJ Urges Tolerance – Former Prime Minister Calls For Understanding In Gay Debate. Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson is urging that the debate over Jamaica’s buggery law be framed within the context of current world trends and the realities that various

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