Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries to host another series of Farmers’ Market across the country

first_imgRelatedMinistry of Agriculture & Fisheries to host another series of Farmers’ Market across the country FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail The Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (MoA&F)is to host another series of Farmers’ Market in six (6) parishes across the country this Friday, March 4, 2011 at the following locations: MoA&F football field – St. Andrew; Trinity AIBGA – St. Mary; RADA Mandeville office – Manchester; RADA Parish office – St. James; Portmore HEART Academy – St. Catherine; and Folly Oval, Port Antonio – Portland. Issued by: The Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries RelatedMinistry of Agriculture & Fisheries to host another series of Farmers’ Market across the country RelatedMinistry of Agriculture & Fisheries to host another series of Farmers’ Market across the countrycenter_img Advertisements AMONG THE RANGE OF CROPS THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SALE ARE THOSE IN GLUT AND NON-GLUT ITEMS, INCLUDING -LETTUCE, CALLALOO, CABBAGE, BANANA, YAM, ORANGE, JACKFRUIT, PUMPKIN, SUGAR CANE AND MANY MORE!!! Starting 6:00a.m to 6:00p.m. at all locations. Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries to host another series of Farmers’ Market across the country AgricultureMarch 2, 2011last_img read more

Real estate stocks dip slightly amid Fed Rate cut, housing starts data

first_imgFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (Credit: Getty Images)Real estate stocks dipped slightly this week amid the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut its benchmark interest rate and new data that showed home construction hit a 12-year high. Next week will bring a slew of real estate-related data from the U.S. Census Bureau.Of the 28 major real estate stocks The Real Deal tracks, 15 companies saw their stock prices dip since Monday’s market open. On average, the group’s prices ticked down about 0.25 percent, far less than the 3 percent average gain from last week. Meanwhile, the Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund, which is heavily weighted in the real estate industry, this week rose about 1.4 percent.The trend matched that of the broader market. The S&P 500 declined just 4 points, or about 0.14 percent.The top performer, among the real estate companies TRD follows was real estate data firm CoStar Group, which rose 4.86 percent to close Friday at $595. Meanwhile, the weakest performer was real estate services firm Newmark Knight Frank. The company’s stock closed at $9.48, a 6.23 percent dip from market open on Monday.ADVERTISEMENTOn Wednesday, the Fed set its target federal funds rate to between 1.75 percent and 2.00 percent, the central bank’s second rate cut since July, after several years of steady rate hikes.The decision came the same day the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released their August residential construction statistics. Those showed that both single-family and multifamily construction building permits rose from July and from August 2018. The same was true for housing starts, which came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,364,000, the highest since 2007. Here are some data releases to watch next week:Monday: U.S. Census Bureau’s report on e-commerce from 2017, with data on shipments, sales and revenue from the manufacturing, wholesale, services and retail sectors.Wednesday: U.S. Census Bureau’s new residential sales figures.Thursday: U.S. Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, with demographic, economic and housing statistics like mortgage status and rent for places with populations of at least 65,000. This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Nowlast_img read more

Remembrance service for Jeff Joe

first_imgLocalNews Remembrance service for Jeff Joe by: – November 23, 2012 Tweet Share Jeff Joseph performing at the 2011 World Creole Music FestivalToday marks the one year anniversary of the passing of Dominica’s Cadence icon Jeff Joseph.Joseph who hailed from the village of St. Joseph passed away after unsuccessful emergency surgery in Martinique last year.His death sent shock waves throughout his homeland Dominica and the rest of the world. Jeff Joe as he was affectionately known was a founding member of the Grammacks New Generation and performed with his band at last years 15th edition of the World Creole Music Festival (WCMF).He was known for his significant contribution to the musical industry in Dominica and is described by many as a “creative genius” particularly due to his instrumental role in the development and promotion of Cadence Lypso and Dominica’s WCMF.Jeff Joe was one of Dominica’s Goodwill Ambassadors and recognized as a “great humanitarian”, community activist and diplomat and a dedicated family man.In celebration of the life of Jeff Joe and his contribution to music in Dominica, this year’s 16th edition of the WCMF paid homage to the Cadence icon.A special service in remembrance of the life and great works of Jeff Joe will be held at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church from 7:00 p.m. this evening. Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring!center_img Share Share 15 Views   no discussionslast_img read more