Tag Archives: Anthony Hylton

Red Stripe To Invest us$10m in Cassava

Local Jamaican brewing company, Red Stripe, has said that it will invest us$10 million (J$1,124 Billion) over the next five years to set up a cassava supply chain, as it moves to use the tuber to offset barley imports utilized in beer production. “It is not just about growing cassava, it’s about setting up a cassava supply chain. We have ...

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33 Local Companies Receive US$ Financial Aid

Thirty-three Jamaican companies are to benefit from US$1 million in grant funding to boost their export potential. The allocation is part of US$4.02 million in support provided to the region’s private sector by the Caribbean Export Development Agency under its Direct Assistance Grant Scheme funded by the European Union. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton expressed appreciation for ...

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600 New Houses To Be Built in Riverton Meadows

Some 600 houses are to be built in Riverton Meadows, Western St. Andrew. The announcement was made by Member of Parliament Anthony Hylton yesterday as he spoke to constituents at a Children’s Day service at the Riverton Meadows Seventh-day Adventist Church. However, Hylton declined to provide details on the project and to provide a timeline for the construction to start.

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Scrap Metal Trade Re-opens Monday

The Government this morning announced that the scrap metal trade will be re-opened on Monday. Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Anthony Hylton said two of the three central sites are ready to start receiving scrap metal for export. Hylton said work is also being done at the other site and it should be ready by Monday as well. He ...

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