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  1. South Plantation teacher, avid photographer Brenton Wan dies at 60Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... To place it online click here . Fifty years ago, Wan and his family moved next door to the Dalleys in Montego Bay, Jamaica. From Jamaica to South Florida, bonds were built over childhood teasing, teenage romance, marriage and the next generation. ...

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  2. T&T U-15s do it - easy'Read the original story

    Monday | Trinadad Express

    Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago Under-15s kept their title hopes alive with an easy eight-wicket win over Jamaica in the penultimate round of the West Indies Cricket Board Regional Under-15 championships at Elleston Road in Jamaica yesterday.

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  3. Jamaica Irie, says Oliver SmootheRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Jamaica Observer

    OLIVER 'Oliver Smoothe' Gordon sees being named a top 10 finalist in the Festival Song Competition organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission as a major career accomplishment.

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  4. [News] Wiz Khalifa's, Mac Miller's Pittsburgh Rap Roles Defined By BoazRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | HipHopDx

    Pittsburgh rapper Boaz is signed to Rostrum Records , the independent record label formerly home to Mac Miller and currently home to Wiz Khalifa.

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  5. Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifyingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Miami Herald

    ... of payment, name of funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. To place it online click here . Jamaica's environment minister says a serious drought is intensifying on the Caribbean island with water supply systems already well ...

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  6. JaRIA salutes Reggae DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Jamaica Observer

    THE Jamaica Reggae Industry Association has added its voice to salute today's observance of International Reggae Day .

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  7. Humanitarian, nurse and mission worker in Jamaica, Zona O'Connor dies at 72Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... and her husband, Pastor Shirley Lloyd O'Connor, made the trip home to the misty mountains of Craighead, Manchester, Jamaica on humanitarian missions to bring clothes, food and supplies to the villagers. As a registered nurse and teacher of home ...

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  8. How a Protest to Reinstate a University Professor Relaunched Jamaica's Gay Rights DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Global Voices Online

    ... times a week since mid-May, protesters clad in black, some with tape on their mouth, have assembled in front of Jamaica's University of the West Indies, carrying placards urging passing cars to honk in support of their campaign to reinstate ...

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  9. JamaicaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | State Department

    Jamaica is a developing nation of over 2.7 million people. Facilities for tourists are widely available.

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  10. 5 Things We LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... a year), but my friends and family love them and I know other people will, too. They're meat-filled pastries from Jamaica that come in five flavors. Our favorites are the jerk chicken, spicy beef and "cheezy" beef. They're homemade and they're so ...

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  11. Historian to join Africana Studies department as a Presidential ProfessorRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... seeks to answer the question of "what's it like to come to a place struggling with racial discrimination where in Jamaica that had not been an issue," Williams said, emphasizing that class conflict was a more prominent struggle in Jamaica at the ...

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  12. Lobbyists call for Jamaica to decriminalize potRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    Lobbyists urged Jamaica's government Sunday to move within 120 days to decriminalize pot and establish a local medical marijuana industry.

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  13. Forcing 'Multi' into Trini CultiRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... this ideo-cultural position was offered by Jamaican academic Prof Carolyn Cooper in a NY Times op-ed, titled "Who is Jamaica?" in 2012. She proposed that Jamaicans "reject the homogenising myth of multicultural assimilation," since "the roots of our ...

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  14. On a positive noteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    SOMETIMES, I truly believe that Jamaicans derive great pleasure from receiving bad news and making dire predictions.

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  15. Silver for Jamaica in Long Course Team competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaica's National Full Bore Rifle Team had to settle for the silver medal behind arch rivals Guyana in the long course shooting competition at the 2014 West Indies Target Rifle Championships yesterday.

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  16. Onion's A.V. Club returns, more or less, as the Milwaukee RecordRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The death of the Onion's A.V. Club in December was a blow to fans of its commentary and features on Milwaukee music, sports, news, comedy and more.

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  17. KC, JC, C'Bar look set to launch attack on titles todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaican high school boys' teams led by Calabar High, Kingston College and Jamaica College are well set to launch an assault on the Championship of Americas relay titles on today's final day of the 120th Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.

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  18. Straight Outta KingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | East Bay Express

    ... Nigel Jones finally opened a place of their own this past November. In doing so, they set about the task of putting Jamaica on the map, quite literally: A mural of the Jamaican flag covers the entire side of the building (right next to the "One ...

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  19. Sprint sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ... second wind, to take the gold ahead of Trinidad's Aaliyah Telesford in 11.42 seconds, and Kedisha Dallas, also of Jamaica, in third place with 11.44 seconds. Williams, who was fifth at the Carifta Trials but got into the team due to injuries to ...

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  20. Coquette to open, Spice Island to close? More food newsRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... Sam, we will launch our Reggae Series (Reggae Concerts, Live Bands, 'I-tal' Food Demonstrations, and Group tours to Jamaica). It will begin next Saturday, March 29, 2014 with a Reggae concert. Stay informed of our Reggae Series by joining our Reggae ...

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