Aquaponics to the rescue

WESTERN BUREAU:Several community groups and schools across western Jamaica have been benefiting from aquaponics systems and technical training under the Jamaica Adaptive Agricultural Programme (JAAP), an initiative of INMED Caribbean, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development.

MoBay stalwart McIntosh Nash loses battle with cancer

WESTERN BUREAU:Renowned community leader Marilyn McIntosh Nash, the administrator of the Flankers Peace and Justice Centre in St James, is dead.

Miss Beaches Negril set for April 25

Twelve young ladies from various departments at the Beaches Negril resort will on April 25 vie for the Miss Beaches Negril Talent and Awareness 2014 crown.


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Harvard law professor bats for fair trade of Ja ganja

WESTERN BUREAU:Harvard University's law professor Charles Nessen says the Westmoreland Hemp and Ganja Farmers Association (WHGFA) could take steps in protecting the interest of Rastafari and small ganja farmers by legally registering themselves as cooperatives.

All set for Montpelier Agricultural Show on Easter Monday

The 31st staging of the Montpelier Agricultural and Industrial Show will take place on Easter Monday, April 21, at the Montpelier Showgrounds in St James, under the theme, 'Grow what we Eat and Eat what we Grow'.

Low student population puts Jericho All-Age at risk of closure

JERICHO, Hanover:Despite having established a record of excellence, the Jericho All-Age-School in Hanover has experienced a decline in its student population in recent times as many parents have transferred their children to other schools.

Man arrested for stoning cousin

WESTERN BUREAU:A St James man who admitted to throwing stones at his cousin was remanded in police custody until May 1 when he appeared before the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

2010 drug case deferred to April 28

WESTERN BUREAU:Two St James men who were arrested in 2010 in connection with a drug-smuggling operation between Jamaica and Canada had their case set for mention on April 28, when they appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on...

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There are persons who try very hard to maintain their health and who may go beyond taking medications by adding supplements to their daily regime because they believe they will help.

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