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News for Jamaica

High Praise For Panos’ Climate Change Webinar

mariamaPANOS CARIBBEAN recently brought climate change response actors together in a webinar on the topic ‘The Caribbean and Climate Change Adaptation in the Context of the Paris Agreement’. The June 28 webinar, which follows the historic Earth Day signing of the new international climate deal by...

NEPA Launches Major Environmental Initiative

Nepa--1-KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) has launched a public education initiative aimed at encouraging the utilisation of re-usable bags instead of the single-use plastic versions. The launch, which took place at the agency’s Caledonia Avenue offices in St Andrew on...

The Jamaica Broilers Group to Sell Ethanol Plant For $3 Billion

Courtney Wilkinson (second left), director West Indies Petroleum Limited, shakes hands with Leonid Stavitskiy, managing director UC Rusal, while Ian Parsard (second right) senior vice-president, operation and finance at Jamaica Broilers Group, and Dr Andrew Wheatley, Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, look on. Occasion was the signing of documents...