October 2012 Blog Posts (14)

State Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Jamaica - Ian Hayles Tours Jamaica's Sandy Ravaged Parishes

Good Afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen:

                                                                         State Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Ian Hayles will be giving status updates of his recent series of tours of those parishes hardest hit by Sandy; in the media this week. His first update will be tomorrow Tuesday October 30-2012 on Blaine and Crawford at 11:30 a.m. that is on HOT 102 FM which streams live…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 29, 2012 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Cuba to welcome back many who left.

CUBA

Cuba to welcome back many who left.

Under new migration regulations, rafters, athletes and many other Cubans who left the island will be allowed to return.

By Juan O. Tamayo

jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com

Cuba said Thursday it will welcome back tens of thousands of its citizens who left illegally — including rafters, doctors and baseball players — in the second round of a migration reform it claims will help normalize relations with Cubans abroad.

Havana…

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Added by CShout1 on October 26, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments

Track star in plea to reduce poverty

By: Bobie-lee Dixon

Olympic silver medallist, Yohan Blake, nicknamed “The Beast” wants to heal the world. He made this very clear in an eight-minute video posted on his Twitter page on Saturday. In the video, the Jamaican 22-year-old track and field star made a passionate appeal for more…
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Added by CShout1 on October 23, 2012 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Tune in to Jamaica's HOT 102 today!!!!!!

Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen:

Please join Ms. Francine Webb Acting Senior Plant Health Specialist on HOT 102 this morning, at 11:00 am during Blaine and Crawford- as she details how to Bio Secure your farm, specifically as it relates to the Authority's need to enable farmers to become as FSMA compliant as is possible. She will also be giving tips on farm protection during a severe weather tune!





The station streams live via…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 23, 2012 at 6:15am — No Comments

RADA Urges Farmers to Follow Best Practices in Agricultural Disaster Risk Management (ADRM) as Jamaica gets ready for Tropical Storm Sandy



October 22-2012



The Rural Agricultural Development Authority is advising all farmers to take immediate steps to prepare for tropical storm conditions by observing Agricultural Disaster Risk Management (ADRM) best practices.



The latest…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 22, 2012 at 6:37pm — No Comments

More Agricultural Disaster Risk Tips for Jamaica in light of Hurricane Sandy moving towards the island

Bearing in mind that Jamaica is sensitively located in a disaster region, yearly affected by hurricanes, flooding and landslides, farmers must be aware of how to minimize the effects of natural catastrophes.



Farming practices are also susceptible to man-made threats such as fires and power outages; hence prevention measures are needed.



Farmers’ prevention methods will vary from each other; yet,…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 22, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Maia's Journal a Jamaican Mother's Journey - A Great Christmas Gift!

I love Christmas and I can't wait last year I was so broke I didn't even have a tree :( First Time I pray it will be a better Christmas - for those of you who know that the money doesn't make the Christmas and want to use that component to celebrate I recommend the gift that keeps on giving Maia's Journal!…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 21, 2012 at 5:46pm — No Comments

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation nominated for an award in Jamaica's Inaugural Disabilities Friendly Awards Gala

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation is pleased to announce that we have been nominated!





Dear Nominee,



Congratulations on being nominated for one of the distinguished Inaugural Disability Friendly Awards. Your nomination has been accepted and has now been passed on to our distinguished panel of judges for deliberation and the selection of winners in each category.…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 21, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments

Peter Tosh - Honouring an icon

Enjoying the party are (from left) Tourism Minister Dr Wykeham McNeill, Niambe McIntosh, Peter Tosh's daughter, and Pulse's CEO Kingsley Cooper.

Chester Francis-Jackson, Contributor…



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Added by CShout1 on October 19, 2012 at 3:12pm — No Comments

New Cuban migration rules could challenge U.S. policies

People read adjustments to the migratory policy, posted on the wrought iron fence of an immigration office in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012. The Cuban government announced Tuesday that it will no longer require islanders to apply for an exit visa, eliminating a much-loathed bureaucratic…

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Added by CShout1 on October 19, 2012 at 9:03am — No Comments

Maia Chung Television Jamaica

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Maia-Chung-Television/231785176951338?fref=ts



Like MCTV today and ask a friend to do so, at the end of October promotions go into high gear as will kick off our giveaways such as cell phones and credit from our sponsors - this offer is only good for "likers" of the page get on soon! All artistes are free to post their videos so we can judge if your video will make…

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Added by Maia Chung on October 13, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Bolt, Nissan's new Director of Excitement

JAMAICAN sprint superstar Usain Bolt may have just landed his dream job. The 26-year-old was named honorary Director of Excitement by Japanese automaker Nissan yesterday.

According to insideline.com, Nissan hosted the double Olympic gold medallist at its Yokohama office where he…

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Added by CShout1 on October 12, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

St. Lucia Focus: We ignored the writing on the wall and now....

By: Rick Wayne

Count on it, even before he has arrived at my second paragraph some wiseass will be asking: “Where he goin’ widdat? We hear alladat arreddy. Tell us something we eh know.” It’s the national reaction to inconvenient truth: Several years ago when a certain prime minister was…

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Added by CShout1 on October 5, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

MIC 123 HOT 102 FM'S HOTTT New Show - Kingston Jamaica

Join Maia Chung and Steven Golding tomorrow Monday  to Friday at 9 a.m. to 10:a.m. on the Issues based show MIC 123 on HOT 102 - we take on the issues of the nation - seeking solutions and taking your feedback

via our listener call
in segment!

It's pretty HOT so tune in where ever you are in the world we stream via the HOT 102 website!

Make it a date! :) it's 102 on your fm dial and…
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Added by Maia Chung on October 1, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments

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