11 hrs ago
The Charlotte Observer
Scientists: Mosquito virus spreads to Americas
KINGSTON, Jamaica A nasty virus first detected in Africa that is spread to people by the bite of infected mosquitoes is being locally transmitted in the Americas for the first time on the tiny French Caribbean dependency of St. Martin, health officials said Tuesday.
21 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press
'The Voice': Who will get the last word?
"The Voice" is getting ready to crown a new winner -- among its contestants and its coaches.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaican powerhouse Tessanne Chin was the first of the three finalists to grace The Voice stage Monday night, singing the song she did at the audition, 'Try' by Pink -- the first of four unforgettable performances on the night.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Tough going at under-resourced DPP
Increased workload and resource constraints are being blamed for the "perceived" lags in the handing down of rulings by the Paula Llewellyn-led Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions .
Sun Dec 15, 2013
'The Voice' set for Season 5 grand finale
We'll find out this week, as Tessanne Chin, the 28-year-old from Kingston, Jamaica, takes on Jacquie Lee, the 16-year-old from Colts Neck, N.J., and Will Champlin, the 30-year-old singer-songwriter son of Bill Champlin from the band Chicago, on the Season Five finale of "The Voice" .
Sat Dec 14, 2013
High Alert! 12-y-o missing
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A High Alert has been activated for 12-year-old Charee Chung-Stewart of Palmoral Avenue in Mona Heights, Kingston, who has been missing since December 13. The Matilda's Corner police report that Charee was last seen at home about 12:00 pm wearing a pink blouse and a pair of blue jean pants.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
'Beyonce' iTunes album sells over 80,000 copies in 3 hours
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Following the release of Beyonce's self-titled fifth solo studio album, early Friday, Billboard.com has reported that it is likely headed towards a Number 1 debut on the Billboard 200 when that chart's top 10 is revealed next Wednesday, December 18. The album, released as an iTunes exclusive "v ... more A
Jamaica police report series of cocaine seizures at Kingston port
When Vancouver Sun columnist Shelley Fralic asked readers to share their favourite holiday films -- there was no shortage of responses.
Caribbean News Now!
Jamaica debates legislation to combat Ponzi schemes
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 .
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Jacksonville Daily News
Carteret County Sheriff's Office warns of text-message scam
Carteret County Sheriff's Office wants to warn citizens about a scam that was brought to our attention by numerous residents.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Jamaica Social Investment Fund has admitted that it has lost its control over social interventions programming in most communities, but believes that with sustained government support it can carry on its work.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.