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  1. Prospect.3 artist Andrea Fraser produces a poignant pyramid of cast off Carnival costumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... Tulane University. With works by Monir Farmanfarmaian (Iran), Hew Locke (United Kingdom) and Ebony G. Patterson (Jamaica). Note: Newcomb Gallery is on the Willow Street side of the Tulane University campus. Limited parking is available at the ...


  2. New York event celebrates cultural diversity of Jamaica and South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    ... awareness salute and black tie gala was held in New York on Friday night under the theme "Crossing Cultures: Jamaica and South Africa". The event was held in support of the food cultural diversity of Jamaica and South Africa and took place at the ...


  3. Jamaican Sexism Flexes Its Muscles as Gender Gaffes Stir Public OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Global Voices Online

    AJ Nicholson, minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica. Photo by The Commonwealth, used under a CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license.


  4. Jamaican Sexism Flexes Its Muscles as Gender Gaffes Stir Public OutrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Global Voices Online

    See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. AJ Nicholson, minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Jamaica.


  5. Sunshine State Juggling - EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Jamaica Observer

    This is the first in a 10-part series looking at Jamaicans excelling in the South Florida entertainment/lifestyle scene. AS the production crew gets ready to shoot scenes for the music video to Inner Circle and Chronixx Tenement Yard in Miami, Abebe Lewis is close to the action, making sure everything is in place.


  6. The Desmond Allen Interviews: Enthralling stories of great JamaicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Jamaica Observer

    Desmond Allen, who received the Order of Distinction for sterling contribution to journalism, won the Jamaica Broilers' Fair Play Award for his 2005 series 'The Desmond Allen Interviews'. Here are excerpts of some of his most popular stories: As a Gleaner reporter-in-training more than 25 years ago, I was verily warned by Wilmot Perkins to be careful of John Maxwell.


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

    Oct 16, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 9, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 8, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Oct 5, 2014 | 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.


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

    Oct 3, 2014 | 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."


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

    Oct 1, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 28, 2014 | 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 - ...


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

    Sep 27, 2014 | 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 ...


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

    Sep 26, 2014 | 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."


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

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    ... 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 ...


  18. 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."


  19. 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.


  20. 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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