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  1. Jamaica to play South American giant killers in dreaded groupRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Caribbean champions Jamaica will face off with the giants of South American football in the prestigious Copa America scheduled for June next year in Chile. The Reggae Boyz have been drawn to play back - to- back matches against Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay in a group B that presents a major challenge for the Caribbean powerhouse.


  2. Forex: J$113.44 to one US dollar - Latest NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The US dollar on Tuesday, November 25 ended trading at J$113.44, up six cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar closed at J$100.31, up from J$99.87 while the British pound sterling ended trading at J$177.34 down from J$177.41.


  3. Oakville's Richard Griffin receives award from Canadian Baseball Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Local resident, Toronto Star baseball columnist and Oakville A's rep coach Richard Griffin has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's 2014 Jack Graney Award. The award is presented annually to a member of the media who has made significant contributions to baseball in Canada through his or her life's work.


  4. Grenada to host renewable energy workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- A renewable energy workshop sponsored by the Caribbean Policy Research Institute will be held in Grenada on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Representatives from both public and private sectors have been invited to participate and contribute valuable insights on issues surrounding renewable energy deployment in Grenada.


  5. Forex: J$113.38 to one US dollar - Latest NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica The US dollar on Monday, November 24 ended trading at J$113.38, down one cent according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar closed at J$99.87, down from J$100.42 while the Jamaican dollar held firm against the British pound sterling, ending trading at J$177.41.


  6. Lessons from Jamaica's Billion-Dollar DroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Inter Press Service

    The Yallahs River, one of the main water sources for Jamaica's Mona Reservoir, has been dry for months. Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS - As Jamaica struggles under the burden of an ongoing drought, experts say ensuring food security for the most vulnerable groups in society is becoming one of the leading challenges posed by climate change.


  7. Jerome Jordan's Unusual Journey To BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Double G Sports

    Not every kid growing up in Jamaica dreams of becoming the next Patrick Ewing. In fact, since Ewing was drafted with the first overall pick of the 1985 draft by the New York Knicks, just four players born on the island have went on to play in the National Basketball Association.


  8. The Get Down: Thanksgiving ThrowbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 303 Magazine

    As we approach Thanksgiving, 303 Magazine can't help but be thankful for a certain decade in music: The 90s. As such, we dub this installment of 'The Get Down' as 90s Week.


  9. Just Published: "GraceKennedy Limited (GKC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"Read the original story

    Monday |

    Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats.


  10. Peace Riders mark second anniversary in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Final Call

    The 2nd anniversary of Southern California Peace Rides held special meaning for the numerous families who attended a festival and commemoration of the efforts to lessen violence. The Peace Rides, a grassroots movement, began as a testament to the historic 1995 Million Man March and in honor of its convener, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam.


  11. JC defeat Charlie Smith 2-1 to take 2014 Manning Cup titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Jamaica Observer

    KINGSTON, Jamaica Jamaica College have defended their Manning Cup title defeating Charlie Smith 2-1 in the 2014 final at the National Stadium Saturday afternoon. Charlie Smith, ending the game with 10 men, were unable to withstand the might of JC who are gunning for four schoolboy football titles this year.


  12. Bob Marley heirs join in pot brand launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | USA Today

    The family of a late reggae star works with a US firm to build what could be the largest marijuana brand. Bob Marley heirs join firm to launch pot brand The family of a late reggae star works with a US firm to build what could be the largest marijuana brand.


  13. Crystal Pineapple AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Daily Herald

    Select winners across categories of the much-anticipated Crystal Pineapple Awards celebrated their achievements amongst the who's who of the St. Maarten tourism industry at Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino on Friday night. The event is hosted annually by the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association to recognise outstanding performance across the industry.


  14. Are you an upright 'Citizen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Weekender

    Poetry, like any genre of art, is meant to captivate us, create a stir of emotions so strong that we are reminded that we are all the same - bone and muscle, flesh and skin.


  15. Atlantis robbery suspects arrestedRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Daily Herald

    Two suspects have been arrested, who are believed to be responsible for two recent major armed robbery offences. The men were picked up by police on November 19 and November 20. They are suspected of having been involved in the attempted robbery of Atlantis Casino in Cupecoy on Sunday, in which a security guard was shot.


  16. Collectivite notes 198 cases of violence against childrenRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Daily Herald

    The Collectivite recorded 198 cases of violence or abuse against children in 2013, an increase of 141 cases compared to 2012, Second Vice-President Ramona Connor responsible for the Department of Solidarity and Families disclosed Thursday. Connor disclosed the figures during the official opening ceremony to commemorate International Rights of the Child Day in the new public library in Concordia, adding the figures for 2014 will most likely be higher.


  17. 'Stop, Drop and Go' has success with 72 firearmsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Daily Herald

    An elderly man surrendered a number of firearms at the Attorney General's Office in Simpson Bay at the end of the Stop, Drop and Go Campaign, which finished on November 14. The weapons were wrapped in a local newspaper from 1998, in which Dennis Richardson was mentioned as being lieutenant governor of the island territory St. Maarten, police spokesman Inspector Ricardo Henson said in a press release. The team responsible for the project is unanimous in saying that the project has been a great success.


  18. Trinis ready to 'come out the shadows'Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Newsday

    Undocumented Caribbean-born nationals in the United States , many of them from Trinidad and Tobago, have welcomed President Barrack Obama's latest executive action on immigration that would allow illegal immigrants to apply to stay in the US temporarily without fear of deportation until their status could be regularised. Sabrina Arjoon, 38, formerly of Couva, and now a resident of Queen's New York, told Newsday last evening, 'We will definitely take this opportunity to register.


  19. PvdA proposes family allowance for islandsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | The Daily Herald

    The Labour Party PvdA in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament will present an amendment next week to introduce an allowance for families with children in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba of US $38 per month per child. The proposal to introduce a family allowance came from PvdA Member of the Second Chamber Roelof van Laar, the party's spokesperson on Kingdom Relations.


  20. Fire destroys house in Sandy GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Daily Herald

    A house on Rue Jack Fish, Sandy Ground, was completely destroyed by fire on Thursday afternoon and now leaves a family of four homeless. Despite some smoke inhalation, there were no reports of any injuries.