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

    Monday | 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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  2. T&T faces Jamaica in WICB Women's Super50 SemifinalRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | 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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  3. Worship News and Directory for August 6th, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | 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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  4. From Devil to doctorRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 2 | HeraldSun.com

    ... all play out. I think he's going to be able to do great things on both sides." It's a long way from Westmoreland, Jamaica, the impoverished community where Tomlinson spent his early years. When he was 9, he and his mother relocated to Chicago while ...

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  5. Roger Williams, Author of "Turn Back Blow," Featured in Author...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | PRWeb

    ... Roger Williams, author of the Xlibris title "Turn Back Blow," in its Real Authors Real Impact campaign. A native of Jamaica, Williams has a passion for animals and ending the maltreatment of them in Jamaica and around the world. His compassion for ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 30 | 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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  7. T&T U-15s do it - easy'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | 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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  8. 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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  9. [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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  10. 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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  11. JaRIA salutes Reggae DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

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

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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