July 2012 Blog Posts (22)

Tune In Jamaica

As we observe Emancipation Day tomorrow join me Maia Chung and Autism Ambassador HighaZiya on ROOTS FM on the 96.1 band, as we discuss how David Squeeze Annakie saved The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation and how much more is to occur for the Autistic and the Disabled through the MCADF on the programme "Extraordinary Abilities" on ROOTS FM a part of The Mustard Seed Community's Outreac…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 31, 2012 at 7:26pm — No Comments

Tune In Jamaica

As we observe Emancipation Day tomorrow join me Maia Chung and Autism Ambassador HighaZiya on ROOTS FM on the 96.1 band, as we discuss how David Squeeze Annakie saved The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation and how much more is to occur for the Autistic and the Disabled through the MCADF on the programme "Extraordinary Abilities" on ROOTS FM a part of The Mustard Seed Community's Outreac…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 31, 2012 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) PLANS BLOW OUT EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWMANSHIP FOR DENBIGH 50/60 - Clarendon Jamaica





The Rural Agricultural Development Authority in Jamaica mounted a successful Back Yard gardening project which was a highlight for attendees at last year's Denbigh.

The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is inviting the nation’s families and visitors to make…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 31, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

RADA DIARIES: Integrated pest management - Rural Agricultural Development Authority Jamaica

INTEGRATED PEST management (IPM) is a safer approach to pest control.

It uses a mix of methods to reduce crop damage by pests, helpful creatures to the ecosystem and the environment, i.e., soil, water and air.

Pesticides are to be used as a last resort. Problems with pesticides include:

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Added by Maia Chung on July 27, 2012 at 8:29am — No Comments

Quinn Garren James Smith does the interview circuit to discuss his new initiative of a Computer Lab in Kingston Jamaica

Fresh from the LOVE 101 TV studios awhile ago where he was discussing his new computer lab project with the Adonijah Group of Schools in Kingston Jamaica- for that TV station's morning show Good Morning with Love! Quinn Garren James Smith Autism Ambassador for the MCADF - looking like a million bucks in his straight…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 26, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Jamaica Focus: Wedding Cakes - Kingston Minicakes has the answer

Latoya Grindley,  Staff Reporter

A traditional moment has been getting a contemporary twist which seems to be catching on with many…

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Added by CShout1 on July 26, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Good news for the The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation (MCADF) Autism Kiosk located in Kingston at the Tom Redcam Library in Jamaica

 Good news for the The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation (MCADF) Autism Kiosk located in Kingston at the Tom Redcam Library in Jamaica.



 We have acquired the following books for the Autism Kiosk the books are :"School Success for Kids with Asperger's Syndrome by Stephan M. Silverman, Ph.D., and Rich Weinfield, also "The Autism Handbook for Parents Facts and Strategies for Parenting Success" by Janice E. Janzen, also "Autism and the God Connection Redefining the…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

JR Gong reigns supreme

Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer

The 20th staging of…

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Added by CShout1 on July 23, 2012 at 6:58pm — No Comments

First Ever David Squeeze Annakie Prosthesis Grant Awarded - Jamaica



Pedestrian car collision survivor Falasha Fitz-Henley has been chosen as the first ever recipient of the David Squeeze Annakie Prosthesis Grant, as administered by The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation (MCADF).



 The confirmation of the 50-thousand dollar allocation was done on Friday July 20-2012. The grant is currently comprised of 50-thousand dollars. The decision to fund Ms. Fitz-Henley’s case was done after the board of the MCADF did deliberations on their…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 21, 2012 at 6:28pm — No Comments

Jamaica's Autism Splash goes for second year November 10 and 11 -2012

Well you heard it here first Autism Splash will be held this year at the Emancipation Park in November! This year's event will be titled Bio-Life's Autism Splash. November is the nationally observed Disabilities Awareness and Youth Month! You heard it here first!

November 10 and 11 2012 ! Emancipation…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 21, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Fe We Culture Inc. Ultimate Jamaica 50 Peoples’ Independence Bash, August 4, 2012 A Tribute to 50 years of Independence





July 18 2012 -- New York, NY-- A Fe We Culture, Inc. today announced that it will be hosting the Ultimate Jamaica 50 Peoples’ Independence Bash (“UJ50PIB”) as part of the Carib Gold 2012 line up on August 4th 2012 at Eastwood Manor, 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10469.



The 2012 “Ultimate Jamaica 50…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 20, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

The Adonijah Group of Schools establishes the Quinn Garren James Smith Computer Lab -Jamaica



Swedish Singer Jozzy and Maia Chung Founder of The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation  strike a pose - at this May 2012  All White fundraiser to prevent the Foundation from closing due to a lack of consistent…
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Added by Maia Chung on July 18, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Jamaica Autism and Disabilities Foundation Establishes The Quinn Garren James Smith Computer Lab - July 2012

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation would like to announce the establishment of the Quinn Garren James Smith Computer lab at The Adonijah Group of Schools in Kingston.



We will be kicking off the lab with the acquisition of a brand new laptop specifically by the end of this week to kick off the facility.



The MCADF we would like the increase in computer teaching/training for the students of the school to enhance their ability…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 18, 2012 at 8:22am — 1 Comment

Jamaica Autism and Disabilities Foundation Establishes The Quinn Garren James Smith Computer Lab - July 2012

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation would like to announce the establishment of the Quinn Garren James Smith Computer lab at The Adonijah Group of Schools in Kingston.



We will be kicking off the lab with the acquisition of a brand new laptop specifically by the end of this week to kick off the facility.



The MCADF we would like the increase in computer teaching/training for the students of the school to enhance their ability…

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Added by Maia Chung on July 18, 2012 at 8:22am — No Comments

Growing seedlings RADA (Rural Agricultural Development Authority) Diaries - Jamaica

RADA DIARIES - Backyard gardening tips (Part 2)

Published: Thursday | July 12, 2012 1 Comment

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Added by Maia Chung on July 14, 2012 at 8:48pm — No Comments

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation continues its work ...helps client to get prothesis- Jamaica

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation (MCADF) is still open thanks to the intervention of Jamaican based American Philanthropist David Squeeze Annekie.



When we announced…
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Added by Maia Chung on July 14, 2012 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Remittances to the Caribbean may surge this year and well into 2014

By: Tony Best

At a time when Caribbean nations are continuing to feel the effects of the global economic slowdown and the impact of the financial crisis due to a slide in spending by tourists, high inflation and escalating joblessness, remittances from the Diaspora may turn out to be a financial lifeline, a silver lining.

According to World Bank estimates, the flow of money to families in the Caribbean from relatives living and working in the United States, Canada, Britain and…

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Added by CShout1 on July 12, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Cuban hopes to pedal big bike into record books

For years, Felix Guirola has earned stares of astonishment from fellow Cubans as he pedals his giant bicycle down the streets of Havana. Now he hopes to wheel himself into the record books.



From his humble home in Cuba's capital city, Guirola labors away in his small workshop on…

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Added by CShout1 on July 12, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments

Cuba uses biotechnology to revive coffee industry

Cuban researchers are trying to revive the nation's wilting coffee production by using bio-technology, an expert said.



A research project involving three institutions nationwide has made headway in developing new coffee plant varieties with higher yields and greater resistance to pests and…

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Added by CShout1 on July 12, 2012 at 10:24am — No Comments

Designer set for big things in Trinidad's fashion industry

UTT design graduate Lynda Osborne models a formal design from her thesis collection. Photo: Brian Ng Fatt

Lynda Osborne walks into the T&T Guardian building on St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain, garment bag in hand, wearing an adorable, pale yellow, knee-length dress, with the hem…
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Added by CShout1 on July 12, 2012 at 10:22am — No Comments

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