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23 min ago | Jamaica Observer

Auto show to make tourist capital home

GIVEN the success of last weekend's Wealth Auto Show held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James, organisers are planning to make it a calendar event.

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4 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Fly Jamaica buys second aircraft

DRIVEN by its commitment to providing air transportation within the Caribbean and to North America, Fly Jamaica Airways has acquired a second aircraft which, the airline says, it intends to put into service as soon as it gets all the regulatory approvals.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, Boeing 757, South America, Guyana, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

4 hrs ago | AlertNet

Anti-gay prejudice in Jamaica thwarts HIV help

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Central America, Transgender

6 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

ISA Assembly closes a day ahead of schedule

THE 20th session of the International Seabed Authority, convened at the Jamaica Conference Centre, came to a close last evening, a day ahead of schedule.

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7 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

A little trip 'cross the water

I couldn't tell when last I visited Florida, especially South Florida, second home to countless Jamaicans who have settled in and are so entrenched, it would be easy to believe that they were all born there.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Gleaner

Three on robbery charge remanded

Three St James men who were arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a woman's cellular phone in May have been remanded in custody until July 28, to allow one of the defendants time to get legal representation.

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Trinidad Guardian

Ajamu challenges homophobia

A few days after our interview at Alice Yard, where he has just appeared as the first Caiso-endorsed artist-in-residence, Ajamu e-mails some images of his work.

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Caribbean News Now!

Jamaica called on to act with full transparency on allegations of human rights violations

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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WAND-TV Decatur

Prosecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba

The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.

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Jamaica Observer

J'can Embassy commemorates 100th anniversary of UNIA

The Jamaican Embassy here has commemorated the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Negro Improvement Association , formed by late national hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey.

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Jamaica Observer

Western Ja to pay tribute to Sir Howard

Thousands of Jamaicans across the western end of the island are expected to pay tribute to late former Governor General, Sir Howard Cooke, at several activities being planned to honour the distinguished son of St James.

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Jamaica Observer

PM praises NAJASO's support to Jamaica

Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hailed the National Association of Jamaica and Supportive Organisations for the outstanding work it continues to provide on behalf of Jamaica.

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Jamaica Observer

Walk Good Mass Lloyd

The death of Lloyd Young Snr, closes the chapter on one of the truly great Jamaicans of our times.

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Jamaica Observer

Memorial service for Lloyd Young tomorrow

The life of Lloyd Young Snr, Jamaica's first bodybuilding champion, former weightlifting champion and trainer to a generation of bodybuilders will be celebrated tomorrow at a funeral service at the St James Parish Church starting at 10:00 am.

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Jamaica Observer

PHOTO: All about Jamaica

CNN New York anchor, Michaela Pereira and Minister of Tourism and Entertainment Dr Wykeham McNeill found a lot to laugh about as they flip through a copy of Jamaica Heritage in Pictures, produced by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust, and which captures captivating images of Jamaica.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Discussions underway to address nursing shortage in Caribbean

By Alphea Saunders KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica's minister of health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, says that discussions are underway to facilitate the seamless movement of nurses throughout the Caribbean in order to address needs in various areas.

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Jamaica Observer

Gov't vows not to allow abuse of rights under flexi-work week

LABOUR Minister Derrick Kellier says the Government will not tolerate any abuse of rights or discrimination of employees under the proposed flexi-work week arrangements.

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People

Joseph Morgan Marries Persia White in Jamaica - See the Exclusive Photos

Sorry, ladies. Joseph Morgan is off the market. The actor, who currently heads up the CW's The Originals , wed his Vampire Diaries costar Persia White in an intimate ceremony in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, on July 5. "It had a very rustic feel to it," White tells PEOPLE.

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Jamaica Observer

Bogdanovich acquires KLE Group shares

The KLE Group, which runs a number of night clubs, now lists local investor Josef Bogdanovich as a top-ten shareholder at the listed company, according to public data from its registrar, Sagicor Bank.

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Jamaica Observer

Good show

GODFREY Dyer, chairman of Summerfest Productions - organisers of Reggae Sumfest - is pleased with the staging of this year's week-long event.

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