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Agriculture Ministry Targets Banana Export Trade

KINGSTON,  January 25, 2015 -As banana exports increase, the Ministry of Agriculture is moving to ensure that there is steady supply of high quality fruit for the overseas market by utilizing  the agro parks as part of the process.

The National Irish Potato Expansion Programme

It is the objective of all major countries in the world to have the ability to feed their population, and the objective of Agriculture Minister The Hon. Derrick Kellier to have Jamaica self sufficient in food production is not only laudable but downright sensible. 
  • Published in RADA

PM to represent Jamaica at US Energy summit

NEW YORK, NY, Friday January 16, 2015 - Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller is expected to represent Jamaica at the first ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit to be hosted by United States Vice President Joe Biden in Washington, DC on January 26, 2015.

10% decline in children reported missing in 2014 compared to 2013

  KINGSTON, January 13, 2015 - The Office of the Children’s Registry, OCR, is pleased to announce that preliminary statistics as reported to us by the Missing Person Monitoring Unit (MPMU) of the Jamaica Constabulary (JCF) indicate that there has been a ten percent (10%) decline in the number of children reported missing for the period January to December 2014 when compared to the corresponding period in 2013.

Byles Confident Jamaica Will Pass IMF Quarterly Test

KINGSTON, January 14, 2015 -  Co-Chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC), Richard Byles, has joined Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips in expressing confidence that Jamaica will pass the seventh consecutive International Monetary Fund (IMF) quarterly test.
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