Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | November 15, 2012
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CARICOM disappointed at Britain's response on APD
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman Dr Kenny Anthony has expressed disappointment that the United Kingdom (UK) has "opted to retain its discriminatory approach" in dealing with the controversial air passenger duty (APD)...

Caribbean stocks were dragged down by losses on financial stocks and ended the week of November 9, 2012 in negative territory...

Twenty benefit from sorrel-harvester training
SOME 20 extension officers employed to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries have been trained in the use of a mechanical sorrel harvester, capable of reaping 40 kilogrammes of sorrel in an hour.

Banana will rebound, says agriculture minister
JIS: AGRICULTURE AND Fisheries Minister Roger Clarke is confident that the ministry's implementation of a three-pronged programme of assistance, valued at over $200 million, will assist the banana industry to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy last month.

RADA DIARIES - Recovery tips for after a hurricane
After a hurricane or flood, the farm should be returned to production as soon as possible

Grant calls for refinancing package for farmers
PRESIDENT OF the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) Senator Norman Grant wants the Government to do more to assist farmers affected by last month's onslaught of Hurricane Sandy, by way of low interest loans and a special refinancing package.

Aid to save local fish sanctuaries
JAMAICA IS the first of five Caribbean countries to benefit from the Caribbean Fish Sanctuary Partnership Initiative (C-FISH), a United Kingdom-funded initiative aimed at improving the management of marine resources and promoting sustainable livelihoods in coastal communities.

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