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  1. Letter of the Day: No chance for black beauty in Miss Universe contest?Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Gleaner

    The recent Miss Universe Jamaica crowning was so predictable. MP Dr Dayton Campbell was absolutely on point with his statements about these pageants.


  2. Ambassador Ralph Thomas cannot, must not failRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Jamaica Observer

    Mr Ralph Thomas, who recently completed a two-year stint as Jamaica's ambassador to China, has now been tasked with carrying the hopes of Jamaica in his new job as ambassador to the United States and permanent representative to the Organization of American States, effective next month. Mr Thomas is not a career diplomat and his appointment continues a tradition of appointing people who lectured at the University of the West Indies, Mona, which began with Dr Richard Bernal and continued with Messrs Gordon Shirley, Anthony Johnson and Stephen Vasciannie.


  3. Beres HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Back in 1987 in his native Jamaica, rising singer Beres Hammond found himself in a scenario most of us experience only secondhand, on movie screens: Armed thieves tied him to a chair and ransacked his home.


  4. Santa Cruz County jobless rate 6.5 percent; Jamaican-style restaurant to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The Jerk House bar is being built inside and around a weathered boat providing a Caribbean feel to the Jamaican-style restaurant taking shape. SANTA CRUZ >> Aaron Bistrin and Tim Buonagurio are investing $150,000 in their dream of opening the first Jamaican-style restaurant in Santa Cruz.


  5. Ellen Page takes on Ted Cruz at Iowa State Fair over LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | GlobalNews

    ... he told the former Trailer Park Boys actress. She countered his point by saying Christians in Uganda and Jamaica also persecute LGBT people, often violently. But, Cruz saw no comparison. "But, does that trouble you at all that you draw a moral ...


  6. Actress Ellen Page takes on Ted Cruz on LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | CBS News

    ... ISIS and Iran are persecuting and executing gay people, while Page countered, saying that Christians in Uganda and Jamaica are persecuting gays. "Does that trouble you at all that you draw a moral equivalence between Christians in Jamaica and ...


  7. Girls clip Malawi to set up semis with AussiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Jamaica Observer

    Caribbean powerhouse Jamaica sealed their semi-final spot with a sensational one goal triumph over Malawi on day eight of Netball World Cup 2015 here on Thursday. The Sunshine girls squeezed through with a 63-62 win in what was described as the tightest match of the tournament after Trinidad and Tobago defeated Samoa for the first time 66-47.


  8. Jamaica storm into final with big winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Gleaner

    Jamaica qualified for tomorrow's final against Barbados, after defeating Guyana by 86 runs in the fifth and final round of the Regional Women's Super50 at Gilbert Park in California, Trinidad, here yesterday. The Jamaicans were led by a brilliant all-round performance from Stafanie Taylor.


  9. Divas, Bajans duel for spot in Super50 finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... T&T had a disappointing performance in round four on Wednesday, which led to a 19-run defeat to defending champions Jamaica. It was an indisciplined effort by T&T, dropping numerous catches which allowed the Jamaicans to post a competitive 181/4 ...


  10. Bajan women cricketers overtake T&T as tournament leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Stabroek News

    COUVA, Trinidad, CMC-Barbados have surpassed Trinidad and Tobago as leaders ahead of tomorrow's fifth and final round of matches in the Regional Women's Super-50 Tournament underway in Couva Trinidad. Barbados demolished North Windwards by 181 runs at Macaulay Park to move to the top of the table while Trinidad and Tobago relinquished their lead after losing to Jamaica by 19 runs at The National Cricket Centre in fourth round action yesterday.


  11. Divas fall to J'ca in Super50Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Trinidad Guardian

    T&T bowler Stacy Ann King delivers during the West Indies Women's Super50 Championships against Jamaica, yesterday. PHOTO: ASHLEY ALLEN A top performance from West Indies Women's star batter Stafanie Taylor, and some indisciplined bowling and fielding from T&T led Jamaica to a 19-run win over the home team in round four of the West Indies Women's Super50 Championships at the National Cricket Centre in Couva, yesterday.


  12. Red Force Divas humbledAug. 12, 2015, 10:21 PM AstRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Trinadad Express

    The Trinidad and Tobago Red Divas suffered their first defeat of the WICB Women's Super 50 Regional Tournament when they lost to defending champions Jamaica by 19 runs at the national Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva, yesterday. It was a critical victory for the Jamaicans, who needed to win to stay in the competition and defend their title which they have won for the last four years.


  13. No selfies with Tarrus Riley at reggae fest, pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Canada.com

    ... Riley - who is a Rastafarian - told the Montreal Gazette in a recent interview. The Rastafari religion developed in Jamaica in the 1930s following the coronation of Haile Selassie I as the king of Ethiopia in 1930. Today, the late Ethiopian leader ...


  14. Record-breaking Ja mine more goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Gleaner

    JAMAICA were in record mood at the NACAC Senior Championships in San JosE, Costa Rica, yesterday, capturing two gold and one bronze medal. Rasheed Dwyer took the men's 200 metres, and the men's 4x100 metres relay quartet of Mario Forsythe, Jason Livermore, Oshane Bailey and Sheldon Mitchell mined gold in Championships record time, while Kimara McDonald claimed bronze in the women's 800 metres.


  15. Ramharack leads Divas to emphatic winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... big deal to get one wicket, but to get eight wickets is a great feeling." In the other matches, defending champions Jamaica lost to Barbados by 32 runs in an upset result. The Bajans batted first and were dismissed for 172 in 46 overs to which the ...


  16. Austin E. Opheim 1982-2015Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Democrat

    Funeral service for Austin E. Opheim of Cylinder will be held today, Thursday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev.


  17. More frustration for T&T Under-15sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... first and second round matches against Guyana and Windward Islands were also abandoned due to rain. T&T defeated Jamaica in round three on Monday by nine wickets in the team's lone completed match of the tournament. The Windward Islands moved closer ...


  18. Diplo Returns to South Florida, the Place that Influenced his SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Miami New Times

    ... create a more well-rounded album that maintains its dancehall-roots integrity but can touch more people worldwide. Jamaica and dancehall were always the main inspiration, but even as we travel to Jamaica a lot, we see that scene change, and we are ...


  19. Free immunizations offered in Broward, PB countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The health departments in Broward and Palm Beach are offering free immunizations for kids aged 4 to 18 over the next month. "Immunizations are safe, proven protection for all.


  20. Red Steel spikes TallawahsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... Bravo then stepped up with the ball, returning his best ever bowling performance in T20 cricket, taking 5/23 to stop Jamaica's easy run to the target. Today the Red Steel returns to the Oval looking to put a revenge licking on the Guyana Amazon ...


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