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  1. TruVice releases EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Jamaica Observer

    SINGER TruVice released his latest EP, Soaring, on June 15. The seven-song project is executive produced by Marcia Fearon, released on the Audiotraxx Production label and distributed by Zojak Worldwide. Soaring is a mix of ballads and social commentary.

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  2. Congresswoman says gun trafficking affecting USA tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Jamaica Observer

    CONGRESSWOMAN Yvette Clarke, who represents the Ninth Congressional District in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday stopped short of saying there is no solution to stem the flow of guns from the United States to Jamaica. Highlighting that the fight is ongoing in the US Congress and other areas of Government, she stressed that efforts are being made to tighten the flow through ports and elsewhere.

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  3. Three gang members jailed in shooting death of Jamaican aide to NY GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    A judge in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced to jail three gang members in connection with the shooting death of the Jamaican legal aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo during the 2015 Caribbean J'Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn. Carey Gabay was fatally shot outside the Ebbets Field Houses in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn in the wee hours during J'Ouvert that preceded the massive West Indian American Day Carnival on Labor Day 2015.

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  4. Jazz pianist Randy Weston is deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    When renowned jazz pianist Randy Weston performed on the lawns of Devon House in St Andrew for International Jazz Day on April 30, little did anyone know it would have been his first and last performance in Jamaica. The lanky American - six feet seven inches - died at his home in Brooklyn, New York, last Saturday.

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  5. Ca bean think-tank conducts poll on US presidential pardon for GarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    The Washington, DC-based Institute for Caribbean Studies has resurrected the notion of a presidential pardon for Jamaica's first national hero, Marcus Garvey. In a message posted on its website, on Friday, the ICS gives viewers two options regarding the proposed pardon: "Option 1: Ask President Trump for a pardon ; or option 2: hold out for exoneration ."

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  6. Trizzzy pours his all in wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    Born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jamaican parents, rapper Trizzzy has a lineage similar to hip hop icons, Notorious B.I.G and Busta Rhymes. He also shares their affinity for dancehall/reggae.

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  7. K Vibes pays ode to J'can dialectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    Though she was born in Brooklyn, New York, singer Karen "K Vibes" Morrison never lost sight of her Jamaican heritage. In fact, in school she spoke patois which made it difficult for teachers to communicate with her.

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  8. US jury acquits two men of murder in 2015 shooting death of J'can aide to NY governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    A 12-member jury on Wednesday found two men not guilty in the shooting death of a Jamaican former legal aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Earlier this week, prosecutors said Carey Gabay, 43, was shot in the head in a crossfire, while walking home, when gunfire erupted between two rival gangs outside the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, during the Caribbean J'ouvert celebration on Labour Day 2015.

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  9. Man convicted for 2015 slaying of J'can-born aide to New York governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    A jury in a New York court on Thursday found a 33-year-old man guilty of the death of Jamaican lawyer Carey Gabay, a former legal aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo during the Caribbean J'ouvert celebration on Labour Day 2015. Though prosecutors had argued for a murder conviction, jurors in the Brooklyn Supreme Court instead reached a second-degree manslaughter conviction against Kenny Bazile.

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

    Jul 11, 2018 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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

  19. 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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  20. 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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