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Young people in the Caribbean urged to take up reparations struggle

Chairman of the CARICOM Reparation Commission, Professor Hilary Beckles , along with Principal, Kingston College, Dave Myrie and Kingston College Head Boy, Chevon Lewis, peruse a copy of his book, 'Britain's Black Debt', following a lecture on reparation justice at the school on April 15. Photo: Mark Bell By Athaliah Reynolds-Baker KINGSTON, ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean Export supports Dominican Republic trade mission to Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency led a delegation of Dominican Republic private sector business representatives to Jamaica from April 3-6, 2014, as a part of the agency's efforts to spur increased trade between that country and the Caribbean Community within the framework of the CARICOM/DR Free Trade Agreement.

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Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM youth ambassador delighted with youth participation in human rights consultation

BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Sonia Boddie, Caribbean Community Youth Ambassador for the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, was a part of the youth contingent selected from across the region, to participate in the Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and Aids Caribbean Consultation on Justice for All and Human Rights Agenda, convened under the theme ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Lionfish population down in Jamaica

Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Robert Pickersgill , shares a light moment with Chief Executive Officer, National Environment and Planning Agency , Peter Knight ; Project Manager, NEPA, Sherese Simpson ; and Project Evaluator, United Nations Environment Programme , Hugo Arnold, during the closing-out ceremony for the ... (more)

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13WMAZ.com

Douglass Theatre to feature Bob Marley movie

The Tubman African American Museum is sponsoring a showing of "Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend" at the Douglass Theatre in downtown Macon at 7 p.m. May 9. Based on footage shot in the early 1970's and lost for more than 30 years, the film documents life at 56 Hope Road, in Kingston, Jamaica featuring a young Bob Marley before he was famous.

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Patch.com

Cops Seek Help in Search for Missing Man

Nassau County Police are seeking the public's help in finding a missing Jamaican man last seen in Baldwin.

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CNN

The Blood Moon Eclipse from Kingston, Jamaica

I was observing from my home in Kingston, Jamaica the Blood Moon Eclipse and took these photos with a Canon SX50HS camera.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean answering the global call to end stigma and discrimination

L to R: UNAIDS Caribbean Regional Support Team Director, Ernest Massiah; UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, Luiz Loures; St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Denzil Douglas; United Nations Secretary Generals Special Envoy on HIV for the Caribbean, Edward Greene; Global Fund Executive Director, Mark Dybul; and United Nations Resident Coordinator for ... (more)

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Global Voices Online

Caribbean Loses Valuable Steward with Passing of Professor Norman Girvan

The Caribbean has lost another giant; prominent Caribbean intellectual Norman Girvan passed away in Cuba on the same day that A.N.R. Robinson , former Prime Minister and President of Trinidad and Tobago, died.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Lee Senior Showcase Is At 5ive Points Museum

Lee University senior art majors are displaying their work at a Senior Showcase from now until May 9 at the 5ive Points Museum in downtown Cleveland.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

OAS anticorruption mechanism holds on-site visit to Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A Commission of the Anti-Corruption Mechanism of the Organization of American States held an "on-site" visit to Jamaica from April 1-3, as part of the analysis that the mechanism carries out in accordance with the methodology adopted by consensus among its member countries.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Ethline M. Wright, Milwaukee, WI

Ethline M. Wright of Milwaukee, joyfully entered her heavenly home on March 12, 2014.

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Photo District News

Kingston Sessions: Exploring Jamaica's Music, Art and Street Culture

The interior of Rockers International, a legendary record store opened by the late musician Augustus Pablo on what is locally known as "Beat Street."

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jamaica Observer

JUTC buses stoned along Washington Blvd

KINGSTON, Jamaica Jamaica Urban Transit Company buses came under attack along the Washington Boulevard in St Andrew Monday morning.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Financial Times

Kingston 14, Theatre Royal Stratford East, London

Aficionados of Scandinavian television crime thrillers, such as The Killing and The Bridge , are used to keeping one eye on the knotty plot and the other on the subtitles.

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Stabroek News

Two dead, nine injured in Jamaica shooting

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Two people are now dead and nine others in hospital with gunshot wounds after two armed men opened gunfire at a group at the intersection of Chestnut Lane and Charles Street in Kingston on Friday night.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Dancehall Star, Vybz Kartel Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

Judge Lennox Campbell sentenced the dancehall star and three other men in Kingston, Jamaica on Thursday.

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Jamaica Observer

More than 600 foreign buyers at Expo Jamaica 2014

KINGSTON, Jamaica A record number of over 600 buyers from 28 countries are participating in Expo Jamaica 2014, the Caribbean's largest trade show, which got under way on April 3, at the National Arena in Kingston.

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Newsday

Report: Fugitive wanted in Elizabeth Hernandez's slaying caught in Jamaica

A man wanted in the July stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend in Shirley has been arrested in Kingston, Jamaica, The Associated Press reported.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

In Jamaica, Vybz Kartel gets life for murder

By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press KINGSTON, Jamaica - A Jamaican judge on Thursday sentenced dancehall reggae star Vybz Kartel and three other men to life in prison for the 2011 murder of an associate.

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