17 hrs ago
Caribbean commission calls on 8 European nations to negotiate slavery reparations with region
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A Caribbean commission is expanding the number of former colonial powers it says should pay reparations for the lingering regional impact of slavery.
21 hrs ago
New in the KUCI Reggae Library
Along with Lee "Scratch" Perry and mentor King Tubby, Overton Brown helped create and shape the genre known as dub.
Mandela a " the traits that made him great
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Police Monday morning found a Glock 9mm pistol hidden in a garbage bin in Olympic Gardens, Kingston 11. The Olympic Gardens Police report that about 11:45 am, lawmen acting on information conducted an operation in the area.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Pensacola News Journal
Record-breaking pilot brings education initiative to local schools
The sounds of nearly 200 "Oohs" and "Ahhs" filled the cafeteria of Warrington Elementary School this afternoon as the day's guest flashed through a series of photos.
Sometimes we feel like giving up
THE group was honed by the fiery fracas known as the 'Gas Riots' of April 16, 1999, which almost locked down the country.
National Museums Liverpool: Tribute to the Enslaved
Photos available on request A canoe that represents strength over adversity will go on show at the International Slavery Museum.
Pastor lashes out at 'injustices' faced by gays
Religious leaders have often come out against the lifestyle of homosexuals, also called gays, but one clergyman yesterday defended them, saying he was disappointed that more Christians were not speaking out against the injustices faced by the men, who are often scorned by the society.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
PCJ targets 1500 students for 10th anniversary Schoolsa Energy Programme
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Aiming to impact more than 1500 students, the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica has kicked off its Schools' Energy Programme for the 2013-14 academic year, marking the 10th anniversary of the public education initiative.
Jamaica authorities seize year's biggest cocaine haul in shipping container from Venezuela
Whistler may have had sub-zero temperatures this week, but the stars didn't mind, and still strutted their stuff for the cameras at the Whistler Film Festival.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Manning Cup champions Jamaica College are also the 2013 Olivier Shield champions, the pinnacle of local schoolboy football, defeating St Elizabeth Technical High School 2-0 at the National Stadium Saturday afternoon, and 5-0 on aggregate.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Saturday Social - Coldwell Banker's soir e
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Senator AJ Nicholson will be making a full statement on the discussion and decisions arrived at following a meeting with Trinidad and Tobago's Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran this week.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Police seize just under $90,000 worth of ganja, arrest four people in one week
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Police this week seized just under $90,000 worth of ganja and arrested four people after three attempts to export the illicit product through the nation's ports.
Caribbean News Now!
Next CARICOM intersessional meeting to focus on ICT
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Caribbean Community heads of government have decided that information and communications technology will be one of the major topics to be discussed at the upcoming intersessional meeting in February.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
More youth volunteers needed a " UN
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Thirty-two-year-old Jermaine Anthony Smith, otherwise known as 'Saquan Rasheed Heath', of a Brooklyn, New York address in the US is to face the court in Jamaica today, December 5, following his arrest last week after being on the run since July.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Caribbean News Now!
Jamaica and Trinidad sign trade and movement agreement
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a More respect needed for Trench Towna
REGGAE legend Bunny Wailer says not enough respect is being given to Trench Town despite the community's significant contribution to Jamaican culture.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Raniel One Year Later: A Young Life Transformed
A year after repairing Raniel's heart defect, volunteer surgeons returned to check on their young patient and found a boy transformed.
TT, Jamaica talks begin
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Dookeran has begun discussions with his Jamaican counterpart Arnold J Nicholson on relations between Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica in the context of the Caricom Single Market and Economy .