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  1. A brief history of reggae in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | BlogTO

    The history of reggae in Toronto, one of the strongest cities in the world for this genre and its offshoots, can't merely be a rundown of notable bands -- it's bound up in an infrastructure of musicians, venues, promoters and record stores. It's also about the tension of artists trying to succeed in both Canada and in the reggae universe with Jamaica as its axis.

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  2. Outed in Jamaica-and Forced Into ExileRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... he was receiving were credible, especially after one of his own students published his class schedule online. Jamaica is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be gay. According to a report released in October by Human Rights Watch, there ...

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  3. CARIBBEAT: The Reggae Chefs serve food, cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | New York Daily News

    The full-service, all-inclusive operation - a pleasing treat for island newcomers and nostalgic nationals - serves NYC and has expansion plans Sit back, relax, enjoy and learn are the options offered by The Reggae Chefs, a full service, all-inclusive experience bringing custom offerings of cuisine and culture to a growing host of homesick Jamaicans and curious non-Caribbean clients. "Without a plane ticket, 'The Reggae Chefs' is the next best option," said Reggae Chef founder Peter Ivey, who, with chef Ricardo Grant, operates the firm that brings Jamaican foods and culture into homes through a unique, appetizing and educational concept.

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  4. Advocate for the autisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | New York Daily News

    ... this journey," said Small-Morgan, who is a consumer advocate for an energy company. She gets continual help from her Jamaica-born husband, Chris, a senior computer systems engineer, who contributed to the book and is a steadfast advocate for his son ...

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  5. Jamaican artist Ebony G. Patterson's glittering collages captivate at Prospect.3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | NOLA.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Nov 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Nov 23, 2014 | 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 ...

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

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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.

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

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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.

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

    Nov 2, 2014 | 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.

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

    Oct 27, 2014 | 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.

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. ‘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 ...

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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."

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  17. 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 ...

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  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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 - ...

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  20. 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 ...

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