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

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Jamaica, World News

8 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Jamaica police arrest 41 suspected scammers

MARCH 06: A man holds a bundle of Mega Millions lottery tickets that he just purchased March 6, 2007 in San Francisco, California.

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Related Topix: Lottery, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, World News, Jamaica

9 hrs ago | Common Dreams

'New Gold Rush' for Riches Takes Aim at Deep Ocean

A new gold rush for mineral riches lurking in the deep sea continues, as a United Nations organization has given the green light to seven new applications for exploratory seabed mining work permits.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Straits Times

Keppel subsidiary wins approval to explore Pacific seabed

A Keppel Corporation subsidiary, Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte Ltd, has won approval from the International Seabed Authority to explore a patch of Pacific seabed for key metals that can be used in areas like aerospace, alternative energy and construction.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Jamaica, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Jamaican health ministry heightens chikungunya response

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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Jamaica Observer

Worst of the drought is yet to come, Pickersgill warns

Minister of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change Robert Pickersgill did not speak with water in his mouth as he warned Jamaicans last night to brace for worsening drought conditions and more water restrictions.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Jamaica, Central America,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Tribune

Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying

KINGSTON, Jamaica - A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country's environment minister said Sunday night In a national address, Robert Pickersgill told Jamaicans the government is trucking water to hard-hit farming districts where parched conditions have withered crops.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Caribbean News Now!

Jamaican health facilities to generate energy from sewage

Chief Executive Officer of the Percy Junor Hospital, Manchester, Earl McLaughlin , has the attention of : Member of Parliament for North East Manchester, Audley Shaw; Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Phillip Paulwell, and Minister of Health, Dr Fenton Ferguson, as he points out features of the hospital, at the recent launch of a ... (more)

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Bajan Reporter

United Nations Pageant seeks inner beauty to promote tourism, goodwill & cultural style

The United Nations Pageant is an international event, dedicated to identifying and showcasing the best tourism and ambassadors of humanity.

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KVII-TV Amarillo

WT student loses it all in apartment fire

A West Texas A&M student who just two months ago became a U.S. citizen came home Thursday night to find her entire apartment up in flames.

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Related Topix: West, TX, World News, Jamaica

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Republic

Fairfield man wins Mr. USA United Nations pageant

Pageant winners, scholarships, professional honors and a significant donation milestone are among the items in this week's collection of good news from around the region.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, World News, Jamaica, UC Santa Barbara, Vacaville, CA, Cal State San Francisco

Fri Jul 18, 2014

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House Of Marley 'Get Together'

The House of Marley teamed up with Psyop to introduce their new high end audio systems.

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Caribbean News Now!

Jamaica confirms first case of chikungunya

By Stephanie Shaw Smith KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Chief Medical Officer Dr Kevin Harvey has confirmed that Jamaica now has its first imported case of chikungunya.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Police warn of $50,000 fine for burning garbage

KINGSTON, Jamaica The police are warning the public that anyone caught burning garbage could be subject to a penalty of up to $50,000.

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Inhabitat

Jamaica Unveils World's Largest Wind Solar Hybrid Installation

The world's largest wind and solar hybrid renewable energy project was recently put into operation in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, Jamaica, Wind Power

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Blow by Blow with Phil Chen

THE 17th staging of Tribute To The Greats takes place July 26 at the Chinese Benevolent Association in St Andrew.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Central America, Pop/Rock, Rod Stewart, Jeff Beck, The Who

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Experts call for stronger cooperation on oil spills and nutrient management in Caribbean

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Over 80 percent of the Caribbean Sea is polluted from land based sources and activities on land such as deforestation, untreated wastewater, oil spills, agricultural runoff, farm waste and litter.

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

Courthouse News Service

Man Can't Pin Heart Attack on Airline Stress

A man who says an airline caused his heart attack does not deserve more than a $150 reimbursement for a flight-change fee, the 11th Circuit ruled.

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Jamaica Observer

Hidden in plain sight

THE Jamaica Conference Centre and its location on Kingston's waterfront are not unfamiliar to most people.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

KVR Trade Finance: Miami firm aids small and mid-sized businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

A private fund that finances small and mid-sized companies in Latin America and the Caribbean that are underserved by other financial institutions.

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