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8 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Jamaica gives six-month notice to Russian company to resume bauxite mining

By Latonya Linton KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The government of Jamaica has issued a formal notice to Russian aluminium company, UC Rusal, of its intention to revoke the special mining rights for its ALPART and Kirkvine refineries, if "bona fide" mining operations do not resume within six months.

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12 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

World Bank awards 11 Caribbean entrepreneurs more than US$400,000 in climate grants

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center -- a project of the World Bank and its global entrepreneurship program infoDev -- has announced the 11 winners of its first regional proof of concept competition.

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Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Antigua and Barbuda, Central America, Trinidad and Tobago, Agriculture, Science

16 hrs ago | Stabroek News

Nevis Premier wants dancehall artiste Alkaline performance cancelled

Jamaica Gleaner) KINGSTON, Jamaica: News reports out of Nevis say Premier Vance Amory, wants a concert featuring Jamaican entertainer, Alkaline, cancelled over fears of his social and moral influence on citizens.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Caribbean cellular providers under fire for blocking free call apps

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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Related Topix: Cellphones, World News, Jamaica, VoIP, Science / Technology, Trinidad and Tobago, Central America

Jamaica Observer

Real estate deals plunged last year

That represented an over one-quarter decline on the $140 billion spent in 2012, according to the Real Estate Data Report 2014 published by Kingston Properties.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Jamaica to send more clinker to Venezuela

By Latonya Linton KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Discussions are well advanced for the expansion of the arrangement between Caribbean Cement Company Limited and the government of Venezuela, under the PetroCaribe Trade Compensation Mechanism, for the supply of more clinker from Jamaica.

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Jamaica Observer

When we lack confidence

One of the effects of neo-colonialism in general and neo-slavery in particular is a lack of confidence that is holding us back.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Adult-onset high blood pressure caused by nutrient deficiencies as a child

By age five, many kids have picked up and played with toy building blocks. In these early years of a child's life, children begin to learn how to put things together.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Travel World News

Haiti's Sunrise Airways Preparing New Service to Jamaica

Sunrise Airways announced that it has been formally designated by the Haitian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to operate new flights between Port-au-Prince and Kingston, Jamaica, an important step forward in its quest to expand its route network throughout the Western Caribbean.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Omar Ford wins inaugural Rita Marley Foundation essay contest

Omar Ford, a student of Papine High School in Kingston, is the first winner of the Rita Marley Foundation Essay Competition Omar Ford, a student of Papine High School in Kingston, is the first winner of the Rita Marley Foundation Essay Competition Omar Ford , a 16-year-old student out of Papine High School , is the winner of the inaugural Rita ... (more)

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Lux Unveils Its List of Artists Who Will Visit

While Beverly Penn completes her residency this week, the Lux Art Institute has announced its 2014-15 roster of artists.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Jamaica Observer

36-y-o man gets five years for lottery scamming

KINGSTON, Jamaica A 36-year-old man was sentenced to five years hard labour after he pleaded guilty to lottery scamming charges when he appeared in the St. Elizabeth Circuit Court on Thursday, July 3. Greg Williams of a Mandeville, Manchester address appeared in the court to answer to charges under the Law Reform Act 2013.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Watersblogged

Count On My Love - Tessanne Chin

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

South China Morning Post

Health bites: cool indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat

Severe malnutrition in childhood may increase the risk for high blood pressure in adulthood - a possible significant impact on global health, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension .

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Watersblogged

Back To My Love (R&B Remix) - Single - Tessanne Chin

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Jacobs leads healthcare mission in Jamaica

All Children's Hospital pediatric cardiovascular surgeon Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., led a team of 60 physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals from throughout the United States and world on a special medical mission to Kingston, Jamaica, to treat children for a variety of cardiac related medical conditions.

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Advocate

Thousands of Jamaicans Rally to Save Antigay 'Buggery' Law

A "very frightening" mass of about 25,000 protesters rallied in support of Jamaica's so-called "buggery law" - a colonial leftover in the civil code that criminalizes sodomy - in a demonstration organized by religious leaders in Kingston on Sunday, according to BuzzFeed .

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Circulation

Impaired Cardiovascular Structure and Function in Adult Survivors of...

From the Tropical Medicine Research Institute , Departments of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia, and Intensive Care , Medicine , and UWI Solutions for Developing Countries , University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica; Institute Biomedical Technology, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium ; MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit and DOHAD Division , ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Childhood malnutrition linked to higher blood pressure in adults

Severe malnutrition in childhood may increase the risk for high blood pressure in adulthood-a possible significant impact on global health, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension .

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Related Topix: Hypertension, Health, Circulation, World News, Jamaica, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition

13WHAM

Delta jet returns to Jamaica after fluid leak

Heat advisory in WNY from 1PM to 9PM Tuesday. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine and create heat index values or what it actually feels like to the skin as high as 104 degrees.

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