In the aftermath of relentless rains on Thursday, November 16, Jamaica is facing a staggering $300 million loss in agriculture. Ramon Gordon’s report on this development highlights the grim reality: the government anticipates price hikes for specific goods and potential shortages in others due to this significant loss.

The aftermath of the heavy rains has dealt a severe blow to the agricultural sector, resulting in substantial financial losses. This setback is poised to have a direct impact on the availability and affordability of certain essential goods. The government is bracing for potential price increases in some commodities while warning of potential shortages in others as the agricultural sector struggles to recover from the extensive damage caused by the adverse weather conditions.

Reporter: Ramon Gordon