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2500 Metres of Negril Shoreline to be Protected
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2500 Metres of Negril Shoreline to be Protected

The Government of Jamaica has responded to the call of residents and tourism stakeholders in Negril for increased measures to protect the area’s world famous beaches. Approximately 2,500 metres of the Negril shoreline is to be rehabilitated under Jamaica’s Adaptation Fund Programme launched last week in Kingston. The initiative, which is being implemented through approximately $902 million (US$9.965 million) in grants from the Adaption Fund, will focus on protecting coastal areas and agriculture. A total of $489 million (US$5.4 million) of the amount is to be spent to restore and protect the coastline in the tourism mecca, which has being eroding over the years, posing a threat to the tourism industry and the livelihood of those, who depend on the sector. Chief Executive Officer of the...
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Calabash Festival 2010 Information

The  annual Calabash International Literary Festival is back for it's 10th staging this year and will take place from May 28th - 30th 2010 in Treasure Beach St Elizabeth. The 10th anniversary edition will have authors, writers and performers (more…)
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Calabash Festival 2009 Information

Treasure beach in St Elizabeth and it's environs are busy preparing for the 2009 Calabash International Literary Festival. The three day festival will run from May 22nd to 24th and will once again feature a long list of authors, presenters, (more…)