THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on October 13 in the years identified:
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marketing officer of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, and Conan Barrett, subject matter specialist (vegetables) in the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, leave Jamaica for Caracas, Venezuela. They go as guests of the Shell Company (West Indies) Ltd to observe the agricultural work being carried on by the Fundacion Shell to Venezuela. Barrett will be away for about two months, and will observe all the practices in onion production. James, for about two and a half weeks, will observe land reform and agricultural practices, under the auspices of Fundacion Shell.
The Jamaica housing development project in Hunts Bay by Construction Minister Bruce Golding, at his ministry. The projects will comprise a redesigning of 676 units in Hunts Bay No. 1 and 1,784 units in Hunts Bay No. 2 division of the Sites and Services basic project in the area. All 2,460 housing units will be brought to completion under this project and which Golding says is to be the present Government’s start of a major housing thrust. 1987:Three
Jamaican exporting companies are participating in the Commonwealth Small States Exposition, which begins in Vancouver, Canada. Jamaica’s presence is coordinated by the Jamaica National Export Corporation (JNEC). Jamaica’s presentation is focusing on trade, tourism and investment. Companies taking part in the trade show are Things Jamaican Limited, Salada Foods Jamaica Limited and United Floral Exports, displaying craft items, coffee products and flowers and foliage. respectively.
– The Gleaner Archives