Frome Estate gets over US$100 million upgrades

With a massive injection of over US$100 million to beef up its operations at the Frome Sugar Estate, Westmoreland, Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC), the Chinese-owned entity, is expecting to see much greater efficiency when the 2014-2015 crop year starts on December 29.

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With the Chinese-owned Pan Caribbean Sugar Company recently investing over US$100 million in the upgrading of the Frome Sugar Estate, do you believe the estate is now poised to realise its fullest potential?

Sugar producers happy with the Chinese

The decision by the Chinese-owned Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC) to establish a US$10 million loan facility for sugar cane producers affiliated to the Frome Sugar Estate in Westmoreland is being hailed as a positive move by Cleveland Keddo, chairman of the Hanover and Westmoreland Cane Farmers Association (HWCFA).

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Debra Kerr, CEO, Luxe Cosmetics, looks stunning in green.

Pell River Primary benefits from Great Shape

The Pell River Primary School in Hanover benefited from two weeks of literacy training under the United States-based Great Shape! Inc's SuperKids project, which was staged in collaboration with the Sandals Foundation.

Hanover JCSA donates signage to Lances Bay

Members of the Hanover Chapter of the Jamaica Civil Service Association in collaboration with community members, erected a new directional sign for the Lances Bay Basic School in Hanover on Wednesday, as a part of its commemoration of Civil Service Week.

Cacoon celebrates Parents' Day

The ParentS' Day segment of Cacoon Primary and Infant School's 2014 celebration of Parents' Month, which unfolded last Monday, was quite a success story for the Hanover-based institution, which used the occasion to highlight the contributions of those parents whose support has been integral to the functioning of the school.

Celebrating in Style

Narene Watson-Wood and her sister, Nerris Hawthorne (left), pose during Wood's 84th birthday party at her home in Esher, Hanover, last Thursday night.

Man charged in girlfriend's murder remanded for legal aid assignment

A St James man who reportedly stabbed his common-law wife to death last month was remanded in police custody when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday, in order for him to be assigned a legal aid attorney.

Murder case deferred owing to lawyer's absence

A case against a St James man who reportedly stabbed a teenager to death during an argument in 2012, has been deferred to November 24, due to the absence of the defendant's lawyer from court last Monday.

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