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.
16 hrs ago
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Caribbean News Now!
Caribbean cellular providers under fire for blocking free call apps
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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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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)
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.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
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 .
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.
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 .
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)
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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 .
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.