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Jamaica opposition critical of new bank tax

The main opposition Jamaica Labour Party has criticised the government over its introduction of a tax on people making withdrawals from their bank deposits.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

JamBase

Gov't Mule Announces Island Exodus 2015 Details

Gov't Mule will continue the tradition of Island Exodus destination events this January in Jamaica.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Gleaner

Wray & Nephew makes 'Tessanne rum'

The special rum was blended by Mrs Joy Spence, master blender of the Wray and Nephew line of fine rums.

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The New Zealand Herald

Jamaica anti-doping official arrested after raid

A Jamaican attorney who is a top official with the sprinting powerhouse's anti-doping disciplinary panel has been arrested following a raid at a massage parlor he reportedly owns.

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The Gleaner

Contractor Music Marketing sponsors radio broadcast of Penn Relays

Sean Edwards' Contractor Music Marketing will again sponsor Irie FM's live coverage of the upcoming Penn Relays, which will run from April 24-26 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Jamaica Farewell Begins 4/27 at Soho Playhouse

Soho Playhouse presents the award-winning and critically acclaimed JAMAICA FAREWELL, written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt and directed by Joel Zwick , with performances beginning Sunday, April 27 prior to an official press opening of Sunday, May 4 at Soho Playhouse in Manhattan.

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Jamaica Observer

'Too close for comfort, Desmond!'

JAMAICA Observer online readers have reacted with mixed emotions to Tuesday's attack by gunmen on the security team assigned to West Kingston Member of Parliament Desmond McKenzie in the constituency.

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Jamaica Observer

Grave Concern

THE dead are no longer buried at the decades-old Cholera Cemetery on Montego Bay's 'Hip Strip', but those interred there must be turning in their graves due to the deplorable state of the St James Parish Council-owned facility.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean Export supports Dominican Republic trade mission to Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency led a delegation of Dominican Republic private sector business representatives to Jamaica from April 3-6, 2014, as a part of the agency's efforts to spur increased trade between that country and the Caribbean Community within the framework of the CARICOM/DR Free Trade Agreement.

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Caribbean News Now!

CARICOM youth ambassador delighted with youth participation in human rights consultation

BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Sonia Boddie, Caribbean Community Youth Ambassador for the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, was a part of the youth contingent selected from across the region, to participate in the Pan-Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and Aids Caribbean Consultation on Justice for All and Human Rights Agenda, convened under the theme ... (more)

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Jamaica Observer

Hapilos awards off

SATURDAY'S 21st Hapilos Anniversary and Digital Awards has been postponed. The event was scheduled for the Chinese Benevolent Association of Jamaica Centre in St Andrew.

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The Gleaner

Jamaican music executive arrested

A Jamaican music executive has found himself in hot water after he was arrested by federal marshals at JFK Airport late Sunday night.

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IcLoughborough

Winter cruises in Jamaica from East Midlands Airport

THOMSON Cruises' brand new winter 2014/15 line up goes on sale on November 14, 2013, and its Platinum ship Thomson Dream, will be moving to the exciting new home port of Montego Bay in Jamaica.

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Bridal Guide

10 Ideas for Your Jamaica Wedding Itinerary

The Jamaica Tourist Board shares 10 planning ideas to help you create the ultimate Jamaica wedding itinerary for you and your guests.

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Jamaica Observer

Devaluation, paper costs hit AMG Packaging

AMG Packaging Paper Company reported a 50 per cent decline in second quarter profits, the corrugated box manufacturer's bottom line dragged down by devaluation of the Jamaican dollar and rising paper costs.

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Jamaica Observer

Mervyn Morris first Jamaican Poet Laureate since Independence

PROFESSOR Emeritus at the University of the West Indies , 76-year-old Mervyn Eustace Morris, was yesterday named Jamaica's first Poet Laureate since independence in 1962.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Lionfish population down in Jamaica

Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change, Robert Pickersgill , shares a light moment with Chief Executive Officer, National Environment and Planning Agency , Peter Knight ; Project Manager, NEPA, Sherese Simpson ; and Project Evaluator, United Nations Environment Programme , Hugo Arnold, during the closing-out ceremony for the ... (more)

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The York Daily Record

Gunmen shoot at Jamaican lawmaker's bodyguards

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says the two bodyguards for West Kingston lawmaker Desmond McKenzie were not hit in Tuesday's attack as they waited outside a funeral home where the opposition Jamaica Labor Party legislator held a meeting.

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Star Tribune

2 bodyguards for Jamaican Parliament member shot at by gunmen in lawmaker's gritty district

The Jamaica Constabulary Force says the two bodyguards for West Kingston lawmaker Desmond McKenzie were not hit in Tuesday's attack as they waited outside a funeral home where the opposition Jamaica Labor Party legislator held a meeting.

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Examiner.com

Man visiting US for first time reported missing from Baldwin

A man visiting the United States for the first time has disappeared and was last seen early Monday in a residential area of Baldwin, Nassau County police said.

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