THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on October 31 in the years identified:
1973:two Appointment of
Jamaicans, Anthony K. Phillips and Russel Beek, to the position of captains with Air Jamaica is announced by Captain Bert Palmer, vicepresident of flight operations at the airline. “These young highlytrained Jamaicans, with more than a million and a half miles to their credit, bring to their new command positions a wealth of flying experience with more than 10,000 flying hours between them.” 1989:abandons Michael Manley says the Government intends to maintain the fixed rate, which puts an end to the bidding, but retains the other basic features of the auction system. 1995:removed Callaloo is
from the list of food items approved for pre-clearance from Jamaica to the United States. The Ministry of Agriculture says that this measure was implemented since September 15 because of pests which plague shipments of callaloo. The removal of callaloo from the list is temporary. Meanwhile, callaloo may still be shipped to the United States to be inspected.
– The Gleaner Archives