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  1. Forex: J$117.39 to one US dollar - Latest NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The US dollar on Tuesday, August 4, ended trading at $117.39, up by three cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$89.13, down from J$89.59, while the British pound sterling ended trading at J$182.35, down from J$182.49.

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  2. 'Jamaican' beer not JamaicanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fox News

    Two people Wednesday filed a suit in federal court in San Diego against liquor giant Diageo, makers of the beer, alleging that the company willfully misleads customers into thinking Red Stripe beer is brewed in Jamaica, reports the San Diego Reader. The suit alleges that Diageo uses deceptive phrasing like calling the brew a "Jamaican Style Lager" and that the brown bottle says it contains the "taste of Jamaica."

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  3. Married man caught kissing 13-y-o schoolgirl, fined J$150,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica A 30-year-old married man who was caught by the police kissing a 13-year-old schoolgirl in an abandoned building in downtown Kingston, and making plans to have sex was today slapped with a J$150,000 fine when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court. The man, who had previously pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent assault, was ordered by Senior Magistrate Judith Pusey to pay J$100,000 or serve six months on the first count and J$50,000 or six months on the second count.

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  4. Forex: J$117.36 to one US dollar - Latest NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The US dollar on Monday, August 3, ended trading at $117.36, down by six cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$89.59, down from J$90.38, while the British pound sterling ended trading at J$182.49, down from J$183.05.

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  5. Truck overturns on Highway 2000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica A truck carrying sand has overturned on the Mount Rosser section of the north/ south link of Highway 2000. The accident, which occurred around 8:30 this morning, has reduced traffic to single lane on the left hand side of the highway heading toward St Ann.

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  6. Jamaica launches new electronic procurement systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Caribbean News Now!

    KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The government of Jamaica has launched the country's first electronic procurement platform, which will improve the efficiency and quality of public procurement. The system was funded jointly by the government of Jamaica and an Inter-American Development Bank technical assistance program "Implementation of Electronic Government Procurement."

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  7. J'can author up for Booker PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Gleaner

    A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, which chronicles the story of the attempted assassination of reggae legend Bob Marley, has made the longlist for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. The announcement, made on Wednesday, lists James' work as one of 13 novels in the running for the award and makes him the first Jamaica-born novelist nominated for the prize.

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  8. A bright Jamaican who is admired by ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Jamaica Observer

    Radcliffe Saddler was sitting in his first college class at 14 years old. Now 18, Saddler has completed an Associate Degree in Applied Science and is an employee at one of the world's largest computer companies -- International Business Machines .

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  9. Mayor of Jamaican capital to speak at Pride eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Washington Blade

    Kingston, Jamaica, Mayor Angela Brown Burke , center, with J-FLAG Executive Director Dane Lewis , right, and Kate Spring of UNAIDS during a human rights forum earlier this year. The mayor of the Jamaican capital on Friday said she has "a responsibility" to represent all of her city's residents, including those who are LGBT.

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  10. Forex: J$117.42 to one US dollar - Latest NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The US dollar on Friday, July 31, ended trading at $117.42, up by four cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$90.38, up from J$90.08, while the British pound sterling ended trading at J$183.05, up from J$182.50.

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  11. Blood Bank to stage two-day Blood Drive at DenbighRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The National Blood Transfusion Service will be seeking to boost the blood supply and raise public awareness of the need for regular voluntary blood donation by participating in the 63rd Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show in Clarendon. The NBTS Mobile team will be at Denbigh on Saturday and Sunday.

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  12. 2 South Jersey men sentenced for drug-ring rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Philly.com

    Two South Jersey men have been sentenced to state prison for their roles in an international drug ring that shipped cocaine from California to New Jersey, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Friday. The two were charged in January 2014 in connection with "Operation Next Air," which was allegedly led by a Jamaican recording star, Andrew K. Davis, formerly of Swedesboro.

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  13. Forex: J$117.38 to one US dollar - Latest NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The US dollar on Thursday, July 30, ended trading at $117.38, up by a cent according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$90.08, down from J$90.29, while the British pound sterling ended trading at J$182.50, down from J$182.57.

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  14. Reggae on the River celebrates 31 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Times-Standard

    The weekend is the 31st annual Reggae on The River. Held today through Sunday at French's Camp on the Eel River on the southern border of Humboldt County, Reggae On The River is the longest running reggae festival in the world, and is such an iconic event that it is simply referred to by friends and fans as “Reggae.” “This year we tried to represent the newer trends in Reggae,” said Mateel Community Center General Manager Justin Crellin.

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  15. Self-Storage Facility Planned for Barbican, Kingston, JamaicaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Inside Self-Storage

    Real estate developer Peter Issa is in the final stages of acquiring a half-acre property in Barbican, Kingston, Jamaica, on which he intends to build a self-storage facility. The $600,000 project will offer storage containers configured into units from 25 to 320 square feet, and could be open by September, according to the source.

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  16. Forex: J$117.37 to one US dollar - Latest NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The US dollar on Wednesday, July 29, ended trading at $117.37, down by a cent according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar ended trading at J$90.29, down from J$90.48, while the British pound sterling ended trading at J$182.57, up from J$181.76.

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  17. Police offer J$200,000 reward for cop killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The Police High Command is offering a reward of J$200,000 to anyone who can give reliable information that can lead to the arrest and charge of the person/s involved in the brutal slaying of Constable Lynden Barrett, and the recovery of his service pistol. The police are appealing to anyone that can assist in their investigations to contact the Criminal Investigations Branch headquarters at 922-4741 or 922-4487, Crime Stop at 311, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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  18. Participants wave to onlookers while taking part in Vancouver's Pride Parade. REUTERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | 24 Hours

    With Special Guests Tasman Jude Band, B Kenyon, & DJ 151 New Vintage. Kabaka Pyramid is a multi-talented artist and producer hailing from the streets of Kingston, Jamaica with a unique musical style blending the power, energy and melody of Reggae with the lyricism of Hip hop.

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  19. Orphanage founder returns to Haiti after US jury rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this July 9, 2015 file photo, Michael Geilenfeld arrives at U.S. Bankruptcy Court, in Portland, Maine.

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  20. New Study: Berger Paints Jamaica Limited (BRG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | PR-inside.com

    Berger Paints Jamaica Limited is a manufacturer and distributor of decorative paints. The company offers products that include protective coatings, architectural and wood finishes, and marine paints.

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