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National Heroes’ Day

We are who we are today because of selfless many who toiled before us. These individuals envisioned life beyond oppression and slavery. Not only did they devote their lives to ensuring that their vision came to fruition, but some were also imprisoned while others were killed. Today we refer to these valiant individuals as our “heroes”.

Protecting Jamaican Bananas

As Jamaica moves to implement measures to address the potential threat of the Tropical Race 4 (TR4) disease, which affects bananas, plantains and Heliconia, the national task force, assigned by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries held its first official meeting at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens offices. Taskforce meets on Tropical Race 4 […]

Johnson Smith Brainstorms How To Boost Trade-In The Commonwealth

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Honourable Kamina Johnson Smith will join 52 Trade Ministers within the Commonwealth grouping, to explore strategies to boost trade with a special focus on inclusive and sustainable trade and the Connectivity Agenda across the Commonwealth. This Second Meeting of the Commonwealth Trade Ministers will be held […]

New Ganja Patent Bill to be tabled

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Floyd Green, says a new [Ganja] Patent Bill is expected to be tabled in the House of Representatives in two weeks. Mr Green informed that the bill has already gone through the necessary internal processes, including a meeting of the Legislative Committee, which […]