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Event Type Food Shortages  Date Time 2020-11-17 01:16:00 
Country JM  City Kingston 
Latitude 18.018  Longitude -76.810 
URL http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20201118/brace-food-shortages-christmas-jas     
[jamaica-gleaner.com] JAMAICA - Brace For Food Shortages This Christmas – JAS

"An islandwide survey by the Jamaica Agricultural Society (JAS) to determine the full extent of the damage to crops and livestock is ongoing and won’t be known for some time, as the island continues to be affected by heavy rains. However, already the JAS is projecting a gloomy outlook for the Christmas season for almost every crop, with sorrel, the traditional Yuletide drink, likely to be in short supply."

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