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Local news for Kingston, Jamaica continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

More can be done to make Trinidad ports more efficient

It is clear that neither the port of Port-of-Spain nor the Point Lisas port can accommodate a modern container facility.

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12 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Market-determined exchange rate to continue, says Jamaican finance minister

By Chris Patterson KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of finance and planning, Dr Peter Phillips, says Jamaica will continue to use a market determined exchange rate.

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16 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com

Leaked Video Shows Vybz Kartel Laughing At Friends Discussing Murdering People In Church

Less than three weeks ago, Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life in prison over the murder of dancehall artist Clive "Lizard" Williams.

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Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

In a manner of speaking..

I read Franklin Johnson's recent column, 'The politics of English literacy' very carefully.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bajan Reporter

High level stakeholder and private sector engagement- Impacts...

The Caribbean Sea, home to a vibrant ecosystem benefitting fisherfolk, the tourism industry and the region's people alike is currently threatened.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Agriculture, Jamaica, World News

LBC 97.3

The Man Getting A New Kidney Thanks To LBC

A man has thanked LBC for changing his life after his call to LBC launched a campaign to allow his Jamaican sister to be his kidney donor.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Jamaica, World News

Jamaica Observer

Ja's dormant spirit must be awaken this Earth Day

THERE are more than seven billion people living on planet Earth. Our planet is at a critical juncture.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Crime trending down in Jamaica

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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Trinidad Guardian

Jamaica-born professor to deliver Arthur Lewis lecture

Noted Jamaica-born Professor Economics and Finance at New York University's Leonard N Stern School of Business, Peter Blair Henry, is scheduled to deliver the 2014 Sir Arthur Lewis Distinguished Lecture on Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port-of-Spain.

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Jamaica Observer

Goat Islands: A mistake we must not make

An agreement has been signed for a Chinese-initiated logistics hub to be developed on the Goat Islands.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Young people in the Caribbean urged to take up reparations struggle

Chairman of the CARICOM Reparation Commission, Professor Hilary Beckles , along with Principal, Kingston College, Dave Myrie and Kingston College Head Boy, Chevon Lewis, peruse a copy of his book, 'Britain's Black Debt', following a lecture on reparation justice at the school on April 15. Photo: Mark Bell By Athaliah Reynolds-Baker KINGSTON, ... (more)

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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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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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13WMAZ.com

Douglass Theatre to feature Bob Marley movie

The Tubman African American Museum is sponsoring a showing of "Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend" at the Douglass Theatre in downtown Macon at 7 p.m. May 9. Based on footage shot in the early 1970's and lost for more than 30 years, the film documents life at 56 Hope Road, in Kingston, Jamaica featuring a young Bob Marley before he was famous.

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Patch.com

Cops Seek Help in Search for Missing Man

Nassau County Police are seeking the public's help in finding a missing Jamaican man last seen in Baldwin.

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CNN

The Blood Moon Eclipse from Kingston, Jamaica

I was observing from my home in Kingston, Jamaica the Blood Moon Eclipse and took these photos with a Canon SX50HS camera.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean answering the global call to end stigma and discrimination

L to R: UNAIDS Caribbean Regional Support Team Director, Ernest Massiah; UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director, Luiz Loures; St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Denzil Douglas; United Nations Secretary Generals Special Envoy on HIV for the Caribbean, Edward Greene; Global Fund Executive Director, Mark Dybul; and United Nations Resident Coordinator for ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Transgender, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Global Voices Online

Caribbean Loses Valuable Steward with Passing of Professor Norman Girvan

The Caribbean has lost another giant; prominent Caribbean intellectual Norman Girvan passed away in Cuba on the same day that A.N.R. Robinson , former Prime Minister and President of Trinidad and Tobago, died.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Lee Senior Showcase Is At 5ive Points Museum

Lee University senior art majors are displaying their work at a Senior Showcase from now until May 9 at the 5ive Points Museum in downtown Cleveland.

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