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  1. How to Do Queens Like a Local With Tremaine Emory of No Vacancy InnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... simply home to LaGuardia and JFK airports, but he explains there's so much more, in particular his neighborhood of Jamaica which has a strong island influence. Check out his favorites on where to shop, eat or chill in Queens for Amuse below. I ...


  2. JustBet to offer special betting options for GamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Gleaner

    ... its sport betting brand, JustBet, with special focus on events at the Games with local appeal and relevance. "Jamaica will send its largest-ever contingent to the Olympic Games in Rio and this sets great expectations of how the athletes will ...


  3. Russel burns bright as Shakib mellowsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Daily Star

    West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell stepped up in spectacular fashion to drive Jamaica Tallawahs to a convincing 19-run win over Trinbago Knight Riders to take the Jamaicans to the top of the six-team Caribbean Premier League table at Sabina Park on Monday. Russell's fellow all-rounder in the side, Bangladesh's star player Shakib Al Hasan, had an off day compared to his stellar showings in the previous two matches.


  4. Errol Louis: Harlem's hallowed groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | New York Daily News

    New York has just lived through a turning point in political history: the victory of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the recent congressional primary - a win that positions him, in the overwhelmingly Democratic 13th District, for an all-but-certain election in November to become the first Dominican-American ever to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Espaillat's fellow Dominicans, here and abroad, should enjoy what a friend of mine calls "a Barack Obama moment," a time when ethnic pride and American opportunity meet and merge in a formidable demonstration of real and symbolic power, with the intoxicating promise of more to come.


  5. New stock of MINI arrivesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Jamaica Observer

    THE automotive industry is buzzing once again following the news that ATL Autobahn, the exclusive dealers of BMW and MINI for Jamaica and the Caribbean, has received its first-ever shipment of MINI vehicles this week. This inaugural delivery includes a variety of models such as the classic Cooper two-door, newly introduced Cooper five-door, Countryman, Clubman and the hugely anticipated MINI Cabrio.


  6. Barbados, Guyana and T&T score first round victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Stabroek News

    Barbados opened with a 40 run victory over Jamaica, Guyana eased to a comfortable 44 run win over Leeward Islands while T&T overpowered Windward Islands by 78 runs. A solid half century from Cephas Cooper lifted T&T to 171 for nine from their 50 overs after they won the toss and elected to bat then bowled out the visitors for 93 at Gilbert Park.


  7. Randy Hentzel, 48, and Harold Nichols, 53. Photos courtesy of TEAMS for Medical Missions.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    New York City and Cuba's capital city are embarking on a cultural exchange of music and visual and performing arts. Gov. And KINGSTON, Jamaica - Authorities in Jamaica say one man has been charged and another is being sought for questioning in the killing in April of two U.S. missionaries who had worked for years in the Caribbean island.


  8. RCMP files: Thefts throughout PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Penticton Western

    A scooter was reported stolen on the afternoon of June 15. A dark blue 2-15 Honda Gionno with the licence plate number: U87263 was taken from the 300 block of Ellis St. A grey Honda Jazz scooter was stolen between noon and 2 p.m. on June 16 from the parking lot outside the Copper Mug Pub. On June 17 Benzhou Saga gas-powered scooter was stolen while parked by Apex Optometry on the 400 block of Main Street.


  9. Jamaica's attorney general condemns Orlando massacre, but thinks ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    A screenshot of the image posted by the United States Embassy in Jamaica on its Facebook page, showing the US flag and the rainbow flag -- a global symbol of the LGBT movement -- being flown at half mast out of respect for the Orlando nightclub shooting victims KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Like the rest of the world, many Jamaicans reacted on social media with shock, sadness and condemnation to the deadly shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12. Prime Minister Andrew Holness issued a statement later that day expressing sympathies to the American people and noting that Jamaica itself is struggling to cope with a high level of gun violence.


  10. Route around Reggae Roadblocks - Joan Duncan Memorial Lecture focuses on musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Attorney at law Lloyd Stanbury speaks at the 3rd annual Joan Duncan Memorial Lecture, held at the University of Technology, Jamaica last Wednesday evening. The overall topic was Mining Gold! How do we Monetise JamaicaA's Music Success? Last Wednesday's 3rd Annual UTech Jamaica/Joan Duncan Memorial Lecture at the University of Technology, Jamaica was titled Mining Gold! How do we Monetise Jamaica's Music Success? The title suggested that the wealth has already been proven to exist and the problem is cashing in on a large scale for the country.


  11. No melody, no moolah! Seaga underscores problems with dancehall musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Darien Robertson/Freelance Photographer Former Prime Minister and cultural expert Edward Seaga delivers his presentation at the and another presenter at the third annual Joan Duncan Memorial lecture series, held at University of Technology Jamaica on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Darien Robertson/Freelance Photographer Entertainment attorney and music business consultant, Lloyd Stanbury and Josef Bogdanovich, CEO of Downsound Records were presenters at the third annual Joan Duncan Memorial lecture series at University of Technology Jamaica on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.


  12. Grange charges new CPTC board to promote Jamaica globallyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Gleaner

    Chief Executive Officer, Creative Production and Training Centre , Chantal Hylton - Tonnes and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange with CPTC chairperson Rochelle Cameron. Executive Director, Jamaica Cultural Development Commission, Delroy Gordon; JamVision Manager, Shakera Campbell; Calabash Literary Festival, Justine Henzel; Reggae Talks, UWI, Dr Carolyn Cooper; Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Music Museum's Grounation, Herbie Miller; Director, Star Time, Charles Simms; and Michael Bennett.


  13. Random ArticleRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Inland Empire Weekly

    If your landline is shackled with a 909 area code, chances are that you have to go way-way-way-way beyond county lines to get a taste of Jamaican food. One of my prime destinations for jerk chicken was Wi Jammin in L.A. on Pico-a place that was low on the fidelity but high on the taste-o-meter.


  14. Roots, rock, reggae festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Jamaica Observer

    INTERNATIONAL reggae festivals during summer are becoming a strong pull for local reggae acts. Europe is where it all happens for the majority of established Jamaican reggae artistes.


  15. Harder They Come to screen at San Fernando HillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... was considered a "sleeper" when it was screened at the Venice Film Festival in 1972. The first film to be made in Jamaica by Jamaicans, it had no established channels to market itself, so the filmmakers rented a little cinema in Venice and lured ...


  16. $2m for cancer care - Kiwanis Club's big project aimed at...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... have been survivors," added McLean-Salmon. The Kiwanis Club of New Kingston is also partnering with Angel's of Love Jamaica, a non-profit organisation, which has dedicated its services to abused and neglected children and victims of domestic ...


  17. Orville Taylor: Trump's in: We might be outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... of African-Americans, whose unemployment rate is twice that of whites. Never mind the narratives about police in Jamaica. American police have greater leeway in stopping and frisking suspects, including throwing well-dressed African-American women ...


  18. AWESOME: Jamaican chef opens Fort Greene restaurant thanks to public housing programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A Jamaica-born chef who was once told he might never walk again is not only cruising around the kitchen again, he just achieved his dream of opening his own eatery, unlocking the doors an island grill in Fort Greene last week. "I knew from the first day I started in the culinary field I always wanted to open my own restaurant," said Canarsie resident Lancelot Brown, who now the proud owner of Jamaica Grill on Myrtle Avenue between Hall Street and Washington Avenue.


  19. Arrests Reportedly Made in Murder of American Missionaries in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A Jamaican newspaper is reporting the arrest of three suspects in connection with the murders of two American missionaries, one who was from Iowa. The Jamaica Observer says three of four suspects in the murders of 48-year-old Randy Hentzel, of Ankeny, and 53-year-old Harold Nichols were taken into custody Tuesday.


  20. Jamaica police trying to solve killings of 2 US missionaries, 1 from IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | KCRG

    Jamaican police say they are trying to determine the motive in the weekend slayings of two American missionaries in the north coast area where they lived and worked. Assistant Police Commissioner Ealan Powell said Monday that a team of officers is in St. Mary parish "working assiduously" to make arrests.


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