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tsunami warning centers said no tsunami waves had been confirmed but issued advisories stressing that people in Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Jamaica and other Caribbean islands as well as on the coasts of Mexico and Central America should aware of the tsunami danger. The Pacific ...
That son of a bitch should be caught and hanged immediately. Not even the great United States, with a population more than 100 times Jamaica's, can measure up to our crime problem. Can we count the many times we hear of a vicious savage chasing a woman with a machete, and chopping her to death?

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has indicated that Jamaica is officially not under threat from a tsunami. The prime minister provided the update in a post on twitter. Jamaica had been monitoring the situation after, earlier Tuesday night, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean sea between the ...
A Cabinet retreat, which begins at Jamaica House today and is scheduled to end on Friday, will look at the several current issues, including the public sector wage dispute and national security, the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has confirmed. OPM spokesman, Robert Nesta Morgan, also noted that ...
Thirty-eight people have been murdered in Jamaica since the start of the year, according to the official police count. It has prompted a renewed call for action from stakeholders, including the parliamentary Opposition, People's National Party (PNP), while piling fresh pressure on the Minister of National ...
One night in 2014, Jon Liesenfeld was at his friends house in Jamaica for dinner. Liesenfeld, raised in Richfield and now living in St. Anthony, stood next to his friend, Peter, a native of Jamaica, over a fire cooking curry goat in a pot atop a tire rim, which was acting as a makeshift grill. Peter's children and ...

LaCasse wrote in the affidavit Bercik reached speeds of 95 mph, at times swerving between the two travel lanes. The 2000 Ford Taurus wagon eventually crashed at an estimated 80 mph just south of Landscape Constructions in Jamaica, coming to a stop over the embankment of the frozen Winhall River.
A tsunami warning has been issued for Jamaica, following a magnitude 7.6 earthquake that struck in the Caribbean sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US issued the warning for Jamaica, also ...
NCB Financial Group's recent bid for control of Guardian Holdings Limited and majority acquisition of banking outfit Clarien Group do not represent the end of the financial conglomerate's ambitions outside Jamaica. NCB, which made a record net profit of $19 billion last year, is pursuing a strategy to ...
Scientific Officer at the earthquake Unit at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Karleen Black, made the disclosure at the Earthquake Awareness Week launch yesterday at the Office of disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) on Haining Road, St Andrew. She said "felt ...
"I don't anticipate being banned from Jamaica because Jamaicans are in general anti-homosexual, but if I am banned, then so be it," said Anderson in an email he sent to the Blade on Jan. 4, noting his church has had "multiple successful missions trips" to Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana. "There are lots ...
There is a very serious crisis of leadership in Jamaica today at all levels of the society. However, this glaring deficiency continues to be exhibited primarily by whoever runs this country from the hallowed halls of Jamaica House. Since the attainment of political independence in 1962, successive political ...
Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Lisa Hanna has described Jamaica's abstention vote on the UN Jerusalem resolution as a "retreat from principle, a retreat from courage". In a well-received address at the St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party Gala on Friday evening, Hanna also suggested that the Caribbean ...
Kingston, Jamaica -- Broadcast and print journalist Janice Budd has died after a long battle with cancer. ... years and worked at various organisations such as the Jamaica information service, CVM TV, Jamaica Broadcasting corporation, Television Jamaica and the Jamaica Observer as Sunday editor.
Kingston at night. Photo by mo lish, taken from Stony Hill, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. On New Year's Eve, the Mayor of Kingston and St. Andrew, Delroy Williams, tweeted: #NewYears #NewGoals #NewPartnerships #SameMotivation Happy New Year from the Mayor of Kingston & @ksamcorp pic.twitter.com/ ...
"music is one of the most powerful tools in the world that can be used to spread anything. The mantra for the 'I Believe Initiative' is fixing what is wrong with Jamaica with what is right, and I think music can help to fix what is wrong with Jamaica. Music is one of the things that have not been explored in the ...
Suspect who shot a man at a Jamaica intersection on New Year's night at large. Photo via ... Detectives are looking for the perpetrator who shot a 25-year-old man in Jamaica on Monday night. ... Paramedics brought the victim to Jamaica hospital in stable condition with injuries that are not life-threatening.

With the Pyeongchang Olympics approaching, craftsmen from Tokyo are giving Jamaican bobsleigh Athletes an extra push with an original sled. A group of independent-factory workers in the shitamachi working-class area of Tokyo supplied a two-woman bobsleigh to Jamaica this season, aiming to ...
Jamaica to consider water an economic benefit. Jamaica voters will decide whether the town should fund a $7,000 feasibility study to explore developing a water system. KRISTOPHER RADDER - BRATTLEBORO REFORMER. Posted Tuesday, January 2, 2018 8:48 pm. By Chris Mays cmays@reformer.com. Jamaica ...
education, youth and Information Minister, Senator Ruel Reid, signs the condolence book at the Jamaica information service's (JIS) Half-Way Tree Road offices in Kingston, in honour of the agency's late Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and veteran journalist, Ian Boyne. Kingston, Jamaica (JIS) ...
The petition notes Anderson is scheduled to arrive in Jamaica on Jan. 29. Anderson is a pastor at the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempe, Ariz. His church's website says Anderson will be in Jamaica from Jan. 29-Feb. 3 for a "Missions Trip." "Folks like this set us back in our discussion surrounding LGBT ...
But if one was to judge Guyana by the details of a United Kingdom Cabinet Office travel advisory to British citizens travelling to that country, Jamaica's 'exclusiveness' has clearly gone to naught, as without the naming of the country, one would easily believe it was Kingston, Jamaica, not Guyana, albeit with ...
These three young volunteers said that they found it surprising that students in Jamaica did not know about agriculture. Farming and agriculture practices are taught in schools across Japan, working in the school gardens -- encouraging them to grow what they eat and embrace sustainable living from an ...
We spent about three days at a hotel and it was an awesome experience. Me and my team really enjoyed ourselves. What did you enjoy most about the country? We had massive fun in Egypt. After we touched down, we went straight to the hotel to rest, then we went for a tour round the city. In the evening ...
For many, New York City is widely considered as the overseas capital for trends in music, fashion, theatre, radio, and television in the Jamaican diaspora. The city and its suburbs are a hub for creative explosions in these areas. Meet six residents of the city who have pushed the Jamaica brand with ...
These dolls point towards a larger picture where corn more specifically Guinea Corn (sorghum) has been widely cultivated in Jamaica and once played a significant role in the diet and domestic lives of persons living in rural areas. Guinea Corn is an old world plant, a staple in many parts of Africa and to be ...
Jamaica continues to make strides as a country that is relatively well regarded as a place conducive to doing business. In fact Jamaica has been ranked the best Caribbean country for business by the highly regarded Forbes magazine. However, the ranking places Jamaica at 72 overall out of the 153 ...
Jamaica's abstention on that resolution is ominous. On the face of it, Jamaica appears to have abandoned foreign policy based on principle, to have resiled from its long-standing support for the two-state solution, or, as it did in the Organisation of American States vote on Venezuela, appeared to be reading ...
The intent is to have an overview as we look at some of what it will take to create the new Jamaica. This is a matter about which I am passionate, unflinching, and cannot be deterred, even by the many detractors. This nation must be transformed and I am committed, as some are, to do whatever it takes that ...
Professor Don Robotham, in his 1998 GraceKennedy Foundation lecture 'Reviving Volunteerism in Jamaica', pointed out that rapid urbanisation economic transformation and the wide income gap appeared to have reduced the country's level of traditional volunteerism based heavily on close religious and ...
Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Agency-Drug Testing Laboratory (CARPHA-DTL), Dr C. James Hospedales (second right) displays the certificate of accreditation presented by Chairman of the Accreditation Council of the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), Simon Roberts ...
Kingston, Jamaica -- school soccer games and award ceremonies always trigger painful reminders for 15-year-old Lejeane Reid. They remind him that his father is not there. When Lejeane was 8, his father moved to Canada for a job opportunity, leaving him behind in Jamaica. "I remember that he ...
veteran journalist and Deputy CEO of the Jamaica information service, Ian Boyne died on December 18. He was 60. David Boxer. Jamaican art ... Assistant Commissioner of police Winchroy Budhoo, who served in the Jamaica Constabulary Force for 36 years, died suddenly in May. He was 57 years old.
Winner of the first petroleum corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) Energy Champion Competition, Ms. Marcia Higgins, is calling on Jamaicans to focus more on energy efficiency and conservation. She says this will help the country to reduce the quantity of oil it imports for energy consumption. Speaking with JIS ...
For 55 years our Constitution has been uninspiring, and more people can quote the US's one than ours. It did not get us to eschew crime or be productive, so if we toss it we lose nothing. The model was used in over 50 nations. Inspired by the British, it was to dampen not stimulate, lest the beast be aroused.
Photo: Contributed Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Agency-Drug Testing Laboratory (CARPHA-DTL), Dr C. James Hospedales (second right) displays the certificate of accreditation presented by Chairman of the Accreditation Council of the Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC), ...
The lessons go both ways when you're in somebody else's country to provide health-care training. "The most important part of all of this work is taking time to learn about the country context and to listen to people, and to be open and respectful and value those differences," said Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy, ...
Jamaica's oldest living person, Ida Troupe, is surrounded by Minister of Local government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie (standing, right); family members; relatives and friends at her home in West Kingston on Christmas Day, which was also celebrated as her 117th birthday. (Photo: ...
Three of the men took off, but the victims were able to temporarily restrain the fourth, identified by police as Tyreik Andrew, 17, of Jamaica, who was arrested shortly after officers arrived. The remaining individuals being sought by police are described as black males in their late teens or early 20s. One was ...
Kingston, Jamaica -- school soccer games and award ceremonies always trigger painful reminders for 15-year-old Lejeane Reid. They remind him that his father is not there. When Lejeane was 8, his father moved to Canada for a job opportunity, leaving him behind in Jamaica. "I remember that he ...
I am not saying that Jamaica is not a great destination, however if its so great to them why not increase the numbers of ships that make calls there more often, If I go to Jamaica and I always believe that Jamaica have the best mangoes money can buy, every time I get a chance I would but a box full not one ...
Egerton Brown can create anything his mind can conceive, using clay and match sticks and right now he is obsessed with creating airplanes. Replicas of planes from airlines that flew into Jamaica years ago, such as Antillean Airlines, Pan Am Airways and of course, Air Jamaica, and his recreation of buses ...
Who are you and the relevance of your actions on Jamaica present and future prosperity. Therefore it not difficult for you to give your opinion as no consequences can derive from your comment. Stupidity is a virtue or selfish people with an agenda to fulfill. Jamaica needs the USA more than how the USA ...
Jamaica and the Dominican Republic have signed a multi-destination Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will focus on joint marketing and airlifting arrangements between both countries which allow for the ease of travelling between destinations. The signing took place at the Jewel Grande ...
Jamaica is one of several regional countries which will benefit from the implementation of the government of Canada-funded Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project. The project is to be implemented at a cost of CAN$90 million. The initiative is being implemented by the Caribbean ...
NEW YORK, United States (CMC) -- Hundreds turned out Friday to pay their respects to a Queens, New York woman found murdered in Jamaica. A stream of hip-hop music muffled quiet cries, as friends and family members of Desiree Gibbon filed past her closed casket inside Dalton's Funeral Home in ...
Kingston, Jamaica -- Jamaica's oldest living person, Ida Troupe of Tivoli gardens in western Kingston, will celebrate her 117th birthday on Christmas Day, according to the Ministry of Local government and Community Development. Troupe, a retired vendor who was among the first people to move into ...
The Jamaica government says this is in keeping with the thrust to enter new markets, beginning with those in the 15-member Caribbean Community (Caricom) grouping. "We have to start by working within our community, and Caricom is an extended local market, so we are learning what we have to learn ...
The National Gallery of Jamaica, which was established in 1974, is the oldest and largest public art museum in the Anglophone Caribbean. Its mission is "to collect, research, document and preserve Jamaican, other related Caribbean art and related material to promote our artistic heritage for the benefit of ...
... of Spectrum Management Authority; chairperson of the Working Group, Identify Solutions to Address Violence Against women & children; member of the Civil Society Committee, Inter-American Development Bank, Jamaica; and member of the Advisory Committee, CARIMAC, University of the West Indies.


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