Featured Blog Posts – July 2012 Archive (10)

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

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

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

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

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

Ayana Dyette: Ball, NET, Fashion

The great thing about Ayana Dyette is that she is very much a contrast of sorts. The Trinidad and Tobago national beach volleyball player balances her ‘tough-as-nails’ competitive spirit with her other entrepreneurial aspirations of a Fashionista. The story of this national athlete is one of highs and lows,…
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Added by CShout1 on July 7, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments

Trinidad Focus: Chandra Maharaj designs her Passion

Designer Chandra Maharaj has had a passion for life, people and cultures ever since she was a little girl. Born in Rio de Janeiro to a Trinidadian father and a Brazilian mother, she captures the beautiful and intricate perspectives of both places. While Chandra can’t deny her Brazilian roots, she admits that…
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Added by CShout1 on July 7, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

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