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  1. Jamaica passes act decriminalizing small amounts of potRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hawk Eye

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  2. Keys to Jamaica's athletic dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Gleaner

    Genius and artistry bedazzle and confound the most insightful thinkers. Unquestionably, decoding the near mythical stature of Jamaica's sprinters is one such example.

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  3. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Eclectic exhibition: Bushwick magician Tanya Solomon is bringing together drag, trick-roping, and a contortioinistic stlye of Jamaican dance at her monthly Vaudeville show at Wyckoff Avenue venue the Cobra Club on Feb. 8. A Bushwick entertainer is throwing a monthly variety show at neighborhood bar and yoga studio the Cobra Club. The magician and comedian said her show is more than an open mic night - she wants to revive the American theatrical genre vaudeville with professional performers executing esoteric feats.

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  4. NIGHTLIFE: Staging a comeback! Magician revives vaudeville in BushwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Eclectic exhibition: Bushwick magician Tanya Solomon is bringing together drag, trick-roping, and a contortioinistic stlye of Jamaican dance at her monthly Vaudeville show at Wyckoff Avenue venue the Cobra Club on Feb. 8. A Bushwick entertainer is throwing a monthly variety show at neighborhood bar and yoga studio the Cobra Club. The magician and comedian said her show is more than an open mic night - she wants to revive the American theatrical genre vaudeville with professional performers executing esoteric feats.

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  5. T&T ready to show real forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Darren Bravo hammers the ball through the offside during his topscore of 55 for T&Ta SRed Force against Jamaica on Sunday. Photo courtesy Windiescricket He has gone through a lot recently but at 10.45pm on Sunday night Dwayne Bravo charged towards the Carib Beer Stands in celebration, as he gave the T&T Red Force a narrow 17-run victory over Jamaica in their second game of the 2015 Nagico Super50 Challenge at the Queen's Park Oval.

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  6. Red Force to maintain intensityRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    ... B standings on nine points from two wins while the Hurricanes are third on four points with one win and a loss. Jamaica are second in the group on five points and will face the West Indies Under-19s at the National Cricket Centre (NCC) in Balmain, ...

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  7. Johnstown: Burglary reported on East CoshoctonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | This Week Community News

    Johnstown police are investigating a burglary of a residence on the first block of East Coshocton Street that was reported on the morning of Jan. 12. Officers found evidence that someone had entered the house through a window and stole an undisclosed amount of cash from a drawer. Nothing else was determined to be missing.

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  8. Full ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Trinadad Express

    The return of all-rounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard is expected to give the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force a welcomed boost ahead of their top-of-the-table Nagico Super50 Group B clash against Jamaica bowling off at 1.30 p.m. today at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain. The West Indies pair returned to the country on Friday and according to captain Rayad Emrit, were expected to join up with the team later yesterday.

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  9. Bravo, Pollard to face Jamaica todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    T&T all rounders Dwayne Bravo and Keiron Pollard will be in action today when they come up against Jamaica in the second round of the 2015 Nagico Super50 Challenge at the Queen's Park Oval. The duo, controversially dropped from the West Indies team for the upcoming World Cup in New Zealand and Australia, will showcase their wares in front of what is expected to be a good crowd at the Mecca of local cricket.

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  10. Jamaica's political clock is on rewindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    ... by scandals, ineptitude and a cruel waste of public resources; the results of which have chronically impoverished Jamaica. The Gleaner listed the cost of major money scandals: In an unsurprising resemblance to chairman of the PNP, Robert ...

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  11. Local restaurants impressed in 2014 with specialties that stood outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Choosing the year's best restaurants can be agonizing. So many must be omitted -- some for reasons of space; some because they may be ultra basic; some because only a few of their dishes are exceptional; and some because their menus, if they exist at all, are limited.

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  12. Mario Cuomo death stirs memories of parents' grocery storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... will always be the grocery store that Mario Cuomo's parents owned and operated. The shuttered corner store in South Jamaica, Queens, has been home to a butcher shop, a Jamaican restaurant and most recently the Lifeline Church. But to 60-year-old ...

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  13. The usual suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Jamaica Observer

    Past winners Ziggy Marley , Lee 'Scratch' Perry, , Sean Paul , Sly and Robbie and Shaggy are five of the six nominees. Marley is going for his third solo Grammy win.

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

    Dec 24, 2014 | 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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  15. Outed in Jamaica-and Forced Into ExileRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | 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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  16. CARIBBEAT: The Reggae Chefs serve food, cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | 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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  17. Advocate for the autisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | 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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  18. Jamaican artist Ebony G. Patterson's glittering collages captivate at Prospect.3Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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