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JAMAICA | PNP wants help for coffee farmers - Questions China Deal

KINGSTON, Jamaica. December 17, 2019: People’s National Party (PNP) Caretaker for St. Andrew East Rural, Mrs. Joan Gordon-Webley, is calling on Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw, to immediately clarify the situation regarding the US$100m, which he announced would be coming from the Government of China to help Jamaica's coffee farmers.

JAMAICA | No Apology PNP tells Shaw! Await Auditor General's Probe

KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 7, 2019: People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Member of  Parliament for North Trerlawny  Victor Wright,  says the PNP will not apologise for any statement it made on the Rural Agriculture Development Authority (RADA) farm road programme, neither will the Party apologise for or abandon its role as Parliamentary watch dog over the use of taxpayers’ money.

JAMAICA | Virtudes Hemp Farm breaks ground in Westmoreland

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica November 22, 2019 – Despite banking challenges that hamper the smooth development and operation of the medicinal ganja business in Jamaica, yet another overseas entity, Virtudes Company Limited, a wellness enterprise, has invested in Jamaica and on Thursday broke ground  for a US$1-million, 113-acre hemp farm in Lennox, Bigwoods, Westmoreland.

JAMAICA | Farmers To Benefit From Tourism Boom

MONTEGO BAY,  NOVEMBER 20, 2019 - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, is encouraging farmers to position themselves to take advantage of the expected boom in tourism over the next two years.

Jamaica to Lobby US Gov’t on Medicinal Cannabis

MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA, JUNE 7, 2019 - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, says the Jamaican Government is in full support of any lobbying effort to get United States (US) banks to facilitate stakeholders in the medical cannabis industry.
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