THIS DAY IN OUR PAST

The fol­low­ing events took place on Oc­to­ber 13 in the years iden­ti­fied:

Jamaica Gleaner - - ENTERTAINMENT -

S.N. James, co1967:op­er­a­tive

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

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