June 2012 Blog Posts (22)

Yohan Blake "The Beast" shocks Usain Bolt

AP Photo: Collin Reid

Usain Bolt suffered a major upset in the 100m final at the Jamaican Olympic trials as world champion Yohan Blake won in a time of 9.75 seconds.

Olympic champion Bolt was second in 9.86, with…

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Added by CShout1 on June 30, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

A new push for tourism in Haiti against the obstacles

A hotel resort in Les Cayes, Haiti, where tourism had been growing before the 2010 earthquake. Entrepreneurs are now trying to revive Haitian tourism. (Clement Sabourin, AFP/Getty Images / June 9…

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Added by CShout1 on June 27, 2012 at 7:34pm — No Comments

St. Lucia Focus: LIME & Subway Reward Top Spellers

Grade 5 students from every corner of Saint Lucia battled to the finish on Wednesday June 13, as the 2012 National Primary Schools Spelling Bee Finals were held at the St Mary’s College auditorium. After nearly four gruelling hours, Xanther…

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Added by CShout1 on June 25, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments

Sandals hosts manufacturers expo!

Following a meeting with the St Lucia Manufacturers Association, Sandals Resorts International committed to sponsoring a mini-expo providing the members of the association with an opportunity to showcase their products. The expo on Wednesday, June 13 provided an opportunity for review of top-notch local…

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Added by CShout1 on June 25, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

Antigua embraces backyard gardening in an effort to save millions

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Tuesday June 19 2012 - As a boy, Hilson Baptiste remembers going to his neighbour’s home and giving them a large slice of pumpkin grown in his family’s backyard garden. In return, he would be given two fish for his family.



But…

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Added by CShout1 on June 20, 2012 at 6:48pm — No Comments

AGRICULTURE DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TIPS FROM RURAL AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (RADA) - Jamaica

 

June marks the beginning of the hurricane season and the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) through its Agricultural Disaster Risk Management (ADRM) programme is prepared and ready to help farmers in disaster prevention and mitigation. The ADRM Plan emerged from the vision of the…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 19, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

RADA DIARIES: How to prevent rhizome rot, Pt II - Jamaica

  • The most important measure for prevention of disease is the use of healthy planting material.
  • Fields should have good drainage or raised beds to ensure that rhizomes are not exposed to prolonged wetness.
  • Do not plant ginger in the same field if rhizome rot was detected during the previous crop.
  • Know how to identify healthy plants
  • They should be robust, have healthy roots. The rhizomes should be well filled, without shrinkage and spots. Rhizome 'eyes'…
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Added by Maia Chung on June 14, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

RADA DIARIES: How to prevent rhizome rot, Pt II - Jamaica

  • The most important measure for prevention of disease is the use of healthy planting material.
  • Fields should have good drainage or raised beds to ensure that rhizomes are not exposed to prolonged wetness.
  • Do not plant ginger in the same field if rhizome rot was detected during the previous crop.
  • Know how to identify healthy plants
  • They should be robust, have healthy roots. The rhizomes should be well filled, without shrinkage and spots. Rhizome 'eyes'…
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Added by Maia Chung on June 14, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

RADA DIARIES - Managing ginger rhizome rot (Part 1) - Jamaica

Ginger rhizome rot is considered one of the major limiting actors of ginger production in Jamaica.

The main pathogens associated with this disease are fungi, such as Fusarium spp, Rhizoctonia solani, and Pythium sp, bacterial pathogens and parasitic nematodes.

Rhizome rot has been found in all major ginger-production areas in Jamaica. The disease is also spread by infected seed pieces from the previous crop, although…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 14, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation fully endorses the kindness of the HALO Society - NGO NPO Jamaica





The HALO Society which stands for Helping to Achieve Life's Opportunities is a non-profit organization which was recently formed by a group of friends.



Most of our members are youths, however we do have helping hands from teachers, parents and the Social Development…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 14, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Inaugural Autism Ambassador Nicole Nation spreads the word to St. Vincent - Jamaica

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=448631471815265&set=a.404034486274964.103621.155918677753214&type=1&theater

Check out me Autism and Disabilities Ambassador 2011 Awoah (dancing) I am so proud of my Ambassadors

Added by Maia Chung on June 11, 2012 at 4:14am — No Comments

Trinidad Supermodel Takes on the cause of The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation while attending Pulse's Caribbean Fashion Week - Jamaica





David "Squeeze" Annakie's JAMROCK Magazine a premier glossy lifestyle publication with a distinctly Caribbean-American flair; based in New York is proud to this year bring Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International Woman, Renee Bhagwandeen to the 12th staging of Caribbean Fashion Week in Kingston, Jamaica.



Renee is the reigning Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International woman, a native of the twin island republic she migrated to the United States…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 11, 2012 at 3:18am — No Comments

RADA Beet Army Worm Management hits Power 106 FM Monday June 11-2012 - Jamaica

Start the week with the latest update on what the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is doing to manage the most recent upsurge of the Beet Army Worm (BAW) pest , on Power 106 FM's Farm Talk at 6:20 a.m. tomorrow Monday June 11-2012.



Your extension service is working to preserve the nation's Food Security and Food Security is everybody's business!



Tune in or log on to…
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Added by Maia Chung on June 10, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

RADA Beet Army Worm Management hits Power 106 FM Monday June 11-2012 - Jamaica

Start the week with the latest update on what the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is doing to manage the most recent upsurge of the Beet Army Worm (BAW) pest , on Power 106 FM's Farm Talk at 6:20 a.m. tomorrow Monday June 11-2012.



Your extension service is working to preserve the nation's Food Security and Food Security is everybody's business!



Tune in or log on to…
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Added by Maia Chung on June 10, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

RADA Beet Army Worm Management hits Power 106 FM Monday June 11-2012 - Jamaica

Start the week with the latest update on what the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is doing to manage the most recent upsurge of the Beet Army Worm (BAW) pest , on Power 106 FM's Farm Talk at 6:20 a.m. tomorrow Monday June 11-2012.



Your extension service is working to preserve the nation's Food Security and Food Security is everybody's business!



Tune in or log on to…
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Added by Maia Chung on June 10, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

CVM at Sunrise explores the saving of The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation by the Diaspora - Jamaica

Join me and Philanthropist David "Squeeze" Annakie on Jamaica's CVM at Sunrise this Monday June 11 - 2012 as we discuss how he has saved The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation! 6:30 a.m. watch via net at www.cvmtv.com  6:30 a.m. Photo Caption:…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 9, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Hear the story how The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation was saved! Radio and Television! Jamaica

Join me and Media Mogul David Squeeze Annakie on HOT 102's Jump Start at 9:15 a.m. today as we tell how he saved The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation from closure that's Friday June 8-2012 HOT 102 www.hot102fm.com
 

Photo: Jozzy Walthers…

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Added by Maia Chung on June 8, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Cuban names: Please call me... Canned Meat

: BBC News Cuba

In many Latin American countries, traditional names like Jose or Isabel remain popular, but in Cuba anything goes. Parents just love to experiment.

As a…

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Added by CShout1 on June 7, 2012 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Two Champions, Two Jamaicans: The Showman and The Shy Guy

Two of the greatest sprinters the world has ever seen. London will be sizzling this summer as Jamaican pride takes over. If you believe Penn Relays was a Jamaican event wait until you see London during the Olympics.

Go Asafa, Go Usain, add Blake and it should be 1-2-3 in the Men's…

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Added by CShout1 on June 7, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

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