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Hospital to Benefit From Rainforest Seafoods Festival

The Cornwall Regional Hospital, in Montego Bay, will again benefit from the Rainforest Seafoods Festival, to be held on Ash Wednesday, March 5, at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre, in St. James. Last year the first festival, organized by the ‘We Care for Cornwall Regional Hospital’, raised $6 million. The…

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Tourism Ministry Pushing Entertainment to Attract Visitors

State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Damion Crawford, says the Ministry is seeking to use entertainment, especially Reggae music, as another drawing card to attract visitors to Jamaica. Speaking at the launch of Reggae Month 2014, at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, Hope Road, St. Andrew, on January 28,…

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Jamaica Welcomes Two Millionth Stopover Visitor

Jamaica recorded a landmark achievement on Sunday, December 29, when the island welcomed two million stopover visitors for the first time in the tourism industry’s history. American couple, Alexis and Craig Greiner of Boston, Massachusetts, had the distinction of being the visitors enabling Jamaica to achieve this milestone in 2013,…

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Minister Crawford Congratulates Tessanne Chin on Winning The Voice

Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Damion Crawford, has extended sincere congratulations to Jamaican vocalist Tessanne Chin on her extraordinary achievement of winning the American reality television singing competition, “The Voice”. “It is with great pride that I congratulate you on a well deserved…

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State Minister Crawford Urges Farmers to Diversify Production

State Minister in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, Hon. Damion Crawford, says that farmers should look to diversify production in order to satisfy various markets. He said that farmers need not concentrate solely on traditional crops, while the tourism sector has to be importing items that can be produced…

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Prime Minister Announces $500 Million Infrastructure Project

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, has announced that the Government has initiated a $500 million infrastructure programme to rehabilitate roads across the island. Speaking in Kintyre, East Rural St. Andrew, on Wednesday, December 4, where she officially opened a bridge, the Prime Minister said the road improvement…

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