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  1. Too Late for Jamaican Government to 'Kiss and Make Up' When It Comes to ChikungunyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Global Voices Online

    ... rampant throughout the Caribbean , regional governments have been grappling with how to deal with the outbreak. In Jamaica, where the number of Chik-V cases is steadily climbing, the People's National Party , under the leadership of Prime Minister ...

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  2. ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’: a gritty Jamaican epicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Seattle Times

    ... Seven Killings" (Riverhead Books, $28.95), Marlon James' epic novel about what he refers to as "post-post-colonial" Jamaica, is so thick with characters and voices that it induces feelings of disorientation similar to traveling to a foreign country ...

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  3. Jamaicans Are Now So Familiar with Chikungunya Virus That They're Calling It Chik-VRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Global Voices Online

    ... under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license. As cases of the dreaded Chikungunya virus are on the rise throughout the Caribbean, Jamaica continues to grapple with containing the spread of the disease across the island. The virus, which causes high fever and ...

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  4. Bridgeport's road map on road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Greenwich Citizen

    Richard Donaldson, 80, kneels by a water filled depression he calls " a sinkhole", at the intersection of Victory and Reservoir Avenues in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, October 2, 2014.

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  5. Bridgeport's road map on road Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Connecticut Post

    "Tell him for my birthday I'd like to see my street cleaned up," Richard Donaldson, 80, said of the senior birthday card he received last month from Mayor Bill Finch's office. "That's my birthday present that I want."

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  6. Jamaica plans partial decriminalisation of marijuana to allow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Daily Mail

    ... smoking. Now, after a century of prohibition, and a public love affair played out in its music, art and literature, Jamaica has finally begun the first step towards decriminalisation of cannabis. Justice Minister Mark Golding said draft legislation ...

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  7. Fantastic Free Things to Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | City Pages

    ... Jamaican politics, race, class, and the region's long-strained relationship with the U.S. While James is from Jamaica himself, he is also local, teaching creative writing at Macalester College. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Trompe le Monde: Pixies' Night ...

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  8. Oliver's new play: Hello, 'Dolly House'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | New York Daily News

    ... David Gaskin (steel drum and vocals), John Romagnoli (drums) and Peter Falbo (electric bass) - will kick off the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning's new school assembly program on Oct. 7 in Queens at 161-04 Jamaica Ave. The assembly programs - ...

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  9. Jamaica's dejected future, theatricalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Jamaica Observer

    ... pay their bills, buy food, pay bus fare, rent, and purchase medication. Thousands across the length and breadth of Jamaica simply are not able to meet their obligations. This Administration does not seem to understand the purpose for which it was ...

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  10. [News] Boaz Details Explains Scarface, Jadakiss, Styles P BondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | HipHopDx

    "I think we took a natural attraction to those guys, maybe given the resemblance," Boaz says. "It was a natural bondage, man, and it was a little easier to put together that chemistry with some of those more rugged rappers."

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  11. Tour de Force Announces New York City DateRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the ages and continents presides on Battle Cry Remix. {full story below} It all began with the sound system. Back in Jamaica in the 1940s a few intrepid men hand-built banks of speakers and amplifiers to play the latest American R&B releases at ...

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  12. Free cooking classes offered in JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Healthy eating is an important component to healthy living, but it's not always easy to prepare and cook the foods that are beneficial to a healthy lifestyle. To help make healthy eating a part of everyday life, the LSU AgCenter is partnering with the Xavier University Health & Wellness Center for a series of "Healthy Educational Cooking Classes."

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  13. Clay County, Iowa Fair sights and soundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    From livestock to food from around the world, "The World's Greatest County Fair" is underway in Spencer, Iowa. Clay County Fair officials say it always attracts several hundred thousand people, with its rides, attractions and entertainment.

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  14. end: 17 Things to Do and See in Portland, September 12-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Willamette Week

    Time-Based Art Festival [PERFORMANCE] Perhaps the third time is truly the charm. That's, at least, what this year's Time-Based Art Festival suggests.

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  15. Tour de Force Team with Global Community on 'Battle Cry Remixed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the ages and continents presides on Battle Cry Remix. {full story below} It all began with the sound system. Back in Jamaica in the 1940s a few intrepid men hand-built banks of speakers and amplifiers to play the latest American R&B releases at ...

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  16. Taste Of The Town's Bar-B-Que Ribs Chicken & Jerk; A Barbecue Lover's ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | CBS Local

    If you're a fan of good barbecue and homemade dishes like creamy mac and cheese, peas and rice, and collard greens, you may want to check out Taste of the Town's Bar-B-Que Ribs Chicken & Jerk. CBS4's Lisa Petrillo lined up with the rest of the loyal customers at Bar-B-Que Ribs Chicken & Jerk, located at 12101 NW 27th Ave in Miami.

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  17. Minister slammed for Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Gleaner

    ... and used her notoriety to help, and for that she must be applauded. However, I think this situation reminded me why Jamaica truly needs a 'Voice of the Ghetto' to highlight the plight of the poor to the powers that be, who largely determine their ...

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  18. Jamaica cop 63 medals at CAREBACO ChampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ... held at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium at the University of Technology (UTech) Papine Campus from August 7 to 15. Jamaica won 23 gold medals, 13 silver and 27 bronze in all categories -- Under-11, Under-13, Under-15, Under-17, Under-19 (open) and ...

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  19. T&T faces Jamaica in WICB Women's Super50 SemifinalRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    The national women's cricket team will get a tough test today when it tackles defending champions Jamaica at Windsor Park in the semifinal of the West Indies Cricket Board Regional Women's Super50 tournament in Dominica.

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  20. Worship News and Directory for August 6th, 2014Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

    First Baptist Church in Carolina Beach took some time out of their Sunday service to give a benediction to the Church's youth group that will be doing a mission trip to Jamaica.

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