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  1. UCC confers Doctorate on US congresswoman Yvette D ClarkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Jamaica Observer

    The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean is to confer African-American Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke with an Honorary Doctorate in Public Policy. According to a release from the university, Clarke who is of Jamaican heritage will be conferred on July 22 when she delivers her keynote address to the class of 2018 in the National Arena.

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  2. VMBS expands to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    Over 30,000 members of the Diaspora who are Victoria Mutual Building Society clients in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will now have expanded access to financial services from the Jamaican-based organisation. Victoria Mutual Building Society has recently secured regulatory approval to open a representative office in New York, United States of America from the Federal Reserve Board and the New York State Department of Financial Services.

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  3. Popcaan ForeverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    Forever, Popcaan's second album, is to be released this summer. While an official release date is yet to be revealed, Dre Skull of Mixpak Records is executive producer.

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  4. A legacy tarnishedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    The Cosby Show was an American television sitcom starring the legendary comedian Bill Cosby. The show aired for eight seasons on NBC , from September 20, 1984 to April 30, 1992.

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  5. Honourable Jah Paul a " behold he cometh on a white horseaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    Singer and activist Hon Jah Paul is not your typical entertainer. First of all, when he enters his Brooklyn community, mounted on a white horse and with a Samurai sword on his hip, members of the famed New York Police Department are likely to be among the first people to wave fondly at him.

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  6. Sweet sounds of SugarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    TWO albums by Sugar Minott are scheduled for release in the next six months, according to his widow, Maxine Stowe. In an interview with the Jamaica Observer , she said the songs are produced by Clement "Coxson" Dodd, and Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare.

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  7. Sweet sounds of SugarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    TWO albums by Sugar Minott are scheduled for release in the next six months, according to his widow, Maxine Stowe. In an interview with the Jamaica Observer , she said the songs are produced by Clement "Coxson" Dodd, and Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare.

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  8. Calabar's 'Penns' achievement a rare featRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    Calabar High achieved a feat at the Penn Relays Carnival on Saturday that was last accomplished 69 years ago, winning three Championships of Americas relays titles. The Michael Clarke-coached team smashed two records on their way to a fantastic trifecta - winning the 4x100m, 4x400m and 4x800m relays.

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  9. Jamaican-born US legislator supports court ruling on DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    NEW YORK, USA , was instituted in 2012 by former US President Barack Obama, but his successor is determined to end the initiative. The programme protects about 690,000 Caribbean and other "Dreamers" from deportation and permits them to work, study or join the US military. 4 comments

  10. Jamaican-born US legislator supports court ruling on DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    A Jamaican-born New York State assemblyman is applauding the latest ruling by a United States federal district court blocking the Donald Trump administration's decision to terminate a programme for young, undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants. The programme, known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was instituted in 2012 by former US President Barack Obama, but his successor is determined to end the initiative.

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  11. Corry Dip has the Right VibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    EMERGING deejay Corry Dip is upbeat about his recent recognition from the Akademia Company in Los Angeles, California. His single Right Vibes was named Best Dancehall/Reggae Song.

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  12. Don G makes a change in LuxembourgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    JUST when you thought the saying 'every wey yuh go Jamaican dey dey' was worn, one pops up in the most unlikely location and gives it new life. Don G, a singjay from Linstead, is among the 590,000 residents of Luxembourg.

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  13. Bold movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    With Expo Jamaica just days away, the baking company's Chairman Gary "Butch" Hendrickson announced yesterday that manufacturers who have already established themselves will be on hand to offer advice to smaller entities during the event. "The Bold Ones of 2018 programme is going to be a little different than it was previously.

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  14. Ellis writes with the angelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    IN a 2016 post for the Akashic Books website, author Garfield Ellis spoke about the inspiration for his sixth book, The Angels Shar e, released in January that year. "I became fascinated with the notion of regret and wished to explore its nature.

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  15. Sister Carol: roots warriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    This is the final in the Jamaica Observer's Reggae Month series saluting some of the music's unsung heroes. IN a 1999 interview to promote her album, Isis - The Original Rasta Womb-man , Sister Carol addressed topics some of her peers in the reggae community considered taboo.

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  16. Caribbean-American legislator arrested for protesting detention of Trinidadian community leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    A Caribbean-American legislator was arrested in New York on Thursday while protesting the detention of Trinidadian community leader Ravi Ragbir. "Many people were taken away by law enforcement today," New York City Council Member Jumaane D Williams, the son of Grenadian immigrants told the Caribbean Media Corporation late Thursday after his release.

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  17. Funeral service today for Lowell Hawthorne in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    A Thanksgiving service for the life of the late founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, Lowell Hawthorne, takes place today in Brooklyn, New York. The service, which will be held at the Christian Cultural Center, located on Flatlands Avenue, is scheduled to begin at 9:00 am following a viewing of the body, which starts at 8:00 am.

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  18. Mourners flood vigil at Golden Krust restaurant in NY to honour J'can founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    Dozens of mourners braved the snowy weather Saturday to gather outside a Golden Krust restaurant in the Bronx, New York to pay homage to the company's Jamaican-born founder and chief executive officer who reportedly committed suicide a week ago. According to police reports, Lowell Hawthorne, 57, shot himself inside the firm's Claremont factory in the Bronx at about 5:30 pm last week Saturday.

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  19. Candlelight vigil for Lowell Hawthorne at UWI this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    There will be a candlelight vigil for former president and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, Lowell Hawthorne, this Saturday at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus. According to tweets from Golden Krust Bakery, the vigil will be held at the Undercroft from 6:00pm to 8:00pm to celebrate the life of their hero and legend.

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  20. Black New York legislator denounces Trump's decision to deport thousands of HaitiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    A black legislator in New York has joined myriad politicians and community activists in denouncing the Trump administration's decision to deport nearly 60, 000 Haitians living in the United States under Temporary Protected Status . "I stand in resolute opposition to the Trump administration's disgraceful decision to target yet another vulnerable population for inhumane mistreatment by withdrawing Temporary Protected Status from 59,000 Haitians," said Senator Jesse Hamilton, who represents the 20th Senatorial District in Central Brooklyn. 14 comments

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