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Local news for Kingston, Jamaica continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Monday Jul 28 | ChartAttack

Vybz Kartel's "Beautiful Girl" gets an unofficial...

With a fog machine, a generator and some studio lights, the gyrating youth take the genre's powerful sexuality and turn into an occasionally direct confrontation the society that produced it.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Monday Jul 28 | Capital Soup

FAMU Student Wins National Lambda Iota Tau Scholarship

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University student Clare Mobley has been awarded one of two annual $1,000 scholarships presented by Lambda Iota Tau , a national literary society.

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Related Topix: Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Jamaica, World News

Monday Jul 28 | Jamaica Observer

Philanthropist Raymond Chang dies in Canada

Chang, who was conferred with the Order of Jamaica in 2011 and the Order of Canada in 2014, was ailing for some time.

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Related Topix: Jamaica, Central America, World News,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Bouts of Mania: Ali, Frazier, Foreman and an America on the Ropes

Former Sports Illustrated senior writer Richard Hoffer puts forth a new addition on the last "golden age" of boxing that was the United States of the 1970s and the battles among three boxers that would eventually be considered among the great heavyweight champions.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Jamaica called on to act with full transparency on allegations of human rights violations

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Activism, World News, Jamaica, Central America,

News9 Oklahoma City

Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them was charged with involuntary manslaughter because he heard a crash coming from another room and didn't immediately check to see if his daughters... The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them was charged with involuntary manslaughter because he heard a crash ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, Hugo Chavez

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Common Dreams

'New Gold Rush' for Riches Takes Aim at Deep Ocean

A new gold rush for mineral riches lurking in the deep sea continues, as a United Nations organization has given the green light to seven new applications for exploratory seabed mining work permits.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, US News, Liberal Political News

Caribbean News Now!

Discussions underway to address nursing shortage in Caribbean

By Alphea Saunders KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica's minister of health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout the Caribbean in order to address needs in various areas.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Jamaica, World News

KHOU-TV Houston

Jamaica police arrest 41 suspected scammers

MARCH 06: A man holds a bundle of Mega Millions lottery tickets that he just purchased March 6, 2007 in San Francisco, California.

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Related Topix: Lottery, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, World News, Jamaica

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Jamaican health ministry heightens chikungunya response

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Straits Times

Keppel subsidiary wins approval to explore Pacific seabed

A Keppel Corporation subsidiary, Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte Ltd, has won approval from the International Seabed Authority to explore a patch of Pacific seabed for key metals that can be used in areas like aerospace, alternative energy and construction.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Jamaica, World News

Jamaica Observer

Worst of the drought is yet to come, Pickersgill warns

Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change Robert Pickersgill did not speak with water in his mouth as he warned Jamaicans last night to brace for worsening drought conditions and more water restrictions.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Jamaica, Central America,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Tribune

Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country's environment minister said Sunday night In a national address, Robert Pickersgill told Jamaicans the government is trucking water to hard-hit farming districts where parched conditions have withered crops.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Bajan Reporter

United Nations Pageant seeks inner beauty to promote tourism, goodwill & cultural style

The United Nations Pageant is an international event, dedicated to identifying and showcasing the best tourism and ambassadors of humanity.

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Caribbean News Now!

Jamaican health facilities to generate energy from sewage

Chief Executive Officer of the Percy Junor Hospital, Manchester, Earl McLaughlin , has the attention of : Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Audley Shaw; Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell, and Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, as he points out features of the hospital, at the recent launch of a ... (more)

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KVII-TV Amarillo

WT student loses it all in apartment fire

A West Texas A&M student who just two months ago became a U.S. citizen came home Thursday night to find her entire apartment up in flames.

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Related Topix: West, TX, World News, Jamaica

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Republic

Fairfield man wins Mr. USA United Nations pageant

Pageant winners, scholarships, professional honors and a significant donation milestone are among the items in this week's collection of good news from around the region.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, World News, Jamaica, UC Santa Barbara, Vacaville, CA, Cal State San Francisco

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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House Of Marley 'Get Together'

The House of Marley teamed up with Psyop to introduce their new high end audio systems.

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Caribbean News Now!

Jamaica confirms first case of chikungunya

By Stephanie Shaw Smith KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Chief Medical Officer Dr Kevin Harvey has confirmed that Jamaica now has its first imported case of chikungunya.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Police warn of $50,000 fine for burning garbage

KINGSTON, Jamaica The police are warning the public that anyone caught burning garbage could be subject to a penalty of up to $50,000.

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