Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 24, 2013
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House passes bill to defuse debt limit crisis
The US House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to permit the government to borrow enough money to avoid a first-time default for at least four months, defusing a looming crisis and setting the stage for a springtime debate over taxes, spending and...

Technology Solutions Ltd - helping companies meet client needs
The intimate and significant relationship between science and technology has been growing in the Jamaican society for the last two decades....

Tougher larceny laws ... very necessary, says Bill Shagoury
CUSTOS OF Clarendon, William 'Bill' Shagoury, has called for strengthening of the laws to more effectively punish thieves who continue to deny hard-working farmers the benefits of their labour.

RADA DIARIES: Post-harvest management - Pt 2
THE TYPE of packaging used can account for 15 to 20 per cent of post-harvest loss in fresh produce.

6,000 farmers get help from agriculture ministry
THE MINISTRY of Agriculture and Fisheries, through the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), has provided assistance to 6,000 farmers in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which lashed the island on October 24 last year.

CASE marks 103 years
COME SATURDAY, the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) - located in Passley Gardens, Portland - will host its annual celebration in commemoration of the 103rd anniversary of the founding of the Government Farm School at Hope Gardens, St Andrew.

Coffee rust fungus outbreak prevents perky outlook
DID HURRICANE Sandy sweep a much more virulent strain of the fungus hemileia vastatrix into Jamaica, or did it bring significantly more spores to the island?


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