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JAMAICA | Rethink Use of Bernard Lodge lands to ensure Food Security says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 8, 2020: The People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Land and Housing Senator Sophia Frazer Binns says the plans for the development of the Bernard Lodge lands must be reconsidered in light of the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to guarantee the nation’s food security.

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JAMAICA | Use Bernard Lodge lands for productive agriculture says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 25, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,Victor Wright, says the recent pronouncement by prime minister Andrew Holness that 1,300 additional acres of land will be dedicated for agricultural use on Bernard Lodge lands does not address the fundamental issue of displacement of over 200 actively producing farmers.

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Phillips wants Auditor General to probe sale of Bernard Lodge lands

KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 2, 2019: Leader of the Opposition, Dr. Peter Phillips, has asked the Auditor General to shine the searchlight on the sale of prime farming lands in Bernard Lodge, St. Catherine. The lands, which were occupied by farmers, are to be sold to developers for housing projects.

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