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  1. Leta s L v Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Tobago has long been one of those destinations kind of like Grenada - frequented by the discerning set. Getting there this time sans PJ was cause for initial concern, but with CAL flights to and from Tobago literally every 20 minutes from Piarco International airport, and a driver patiently awaiting my arrival, I was soon en route to Villa Being, Arnos Vale.

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  2. Magical Lands Tours Launch a Unique 15 Day Guided Tour of JamaicaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR.com

    Magical Lands has launched a unique 15 day escorted tour to discover the real Jamaica beyond the tourist trail. This tour of Jamaica uses a local guides and authentic accommodation and is perfect for anyone wishing to discover the history and culture of this wonderful island nation.

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  3. CHEC land deal excluded from toll - 1,200 acres still unidentified for transferRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    The land that Government agreed to give China Harbour Engineering Company as offset for the cost of developing the North-South Highway appears to have not been a factor in the calculation of the toll, which motorists have bashed as being exorbitant and unaffordable. The explanations given by state-run highway agency National Road Operating and Constructing Company are at best opaque but seem to suggest that one of the reasons that is the land parcels are yet to be identified.

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  4. The Slice: Well, except for the criminals and crab apples - Sun, 01 May 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    "You talked about how people act as ambassadors for Spokane when they travel to other parts of the country," wrote Carole Asher Williams. "Our story is a little different.

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  5. 2 Locals Missing on Caribbean Cruise in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | NBC San Diego

    Hayden Gerson, 33, and Alisha Frank, 32, were last seen at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday at the Falmouth Pier. Jamaican law enforcement officials say the two were going to travel to Montego Bay, in St. James Parish, and "have not been seen or heard from since."

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  6. Cruise News: Crystal Serenity voyages spotlight the Big EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Examiner.com

    Luxury cruisers can start planning now for an early winter vacation to the Caribbean aboard Crystal Cruises' Crystal Serenity. Three new voyages, each 14 days long, set out on varied island routes that either begin or end with an overnight stay in New Orleans .

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  7. Over-the-water suites come to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Sandals Resorts will be debuting Over-the-Water Suites at their Sandals Royal Caribbean resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica, available beginning November 15, 2016. Sandals Resorts will be debuting Over-the-Water Suites at their Sandals Royal Caribbean resort in Montego Bay , available beginning November 15, 2016, and Karisma Hotels & Resorts are on track to have their Overwater Bungalows available at El Dorado Maroma, a Beachfront Resort, by Karisma, this September, at Maroma Beach on Mexico's Caribbean coast.

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  8. Jamaica's musical - influence strong in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Gleaner

    Contributed From left are: New York based rising reggae star Leighton Miller, Jamaican-born pop producer Carlisle Young and Steadman Shearer, aka Jah Jah Yute, cousin to Hugh Shearer and reggae roots and culture singer. Reggae music was birthed in the trenches of Kingston, Jamaica, but today it has evolved into a universal language, a world music, loved and respected across the globe.

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  9. Over-the-water suites come to the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | USA Today

    Over-the-water suites come to the Caribbean One of the most appealing aspects of a South Pacific vacation arrives in Jamaica and Mexico. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/26qQDvw Travelers will soon have a South Pacific-style over-the-water bungalow option in two locations closer to home, in Jamaica and off the Caribbean coast of Mexico.

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  10. Europa 2 to Call Cuba for the First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Marine News

    Sun, sand and Caribbean 'joi de vivre' Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' Europa 2 will visit the island of Cuba in the Greater Antilles for the first time on two cruises in October and November 2016. Maiden ports of call are special moments on cruises with Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' ships and never fail to be a highlight for both the passengers and crew.

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  11. Shift expo to Montego BayRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Gleaner

    Congratulations to the JMA and JEA for staging another successful expo. However, I think the time is ripe to start the discussion on moving the expo to the Conference Centre in Montego Bay.

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  12. Clean-up campaign gratitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Jamaica Observer

    Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie on Saturday lauded St James residents for co-operating with a new National Clean-up Campaign he kick-started in the parish Friday. According to McKenzie, within the first two hours of the exercise 20 truck loads of garbage were removed from Montego Bay, the bustling parish capital and Jamaica's second city.

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  13. Memories: when SS Empire Windrush brought 429 people to Britain from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | Thurrock Gazette

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  14. 60 Million People Set to Benefit from VaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Health News Digest

    Countries and territories throughout the Western Hemisphere will reach out to some 60 million children and adults during this year's Vaccination Week in the Americas, April 23-30, delivering vaccines against diseases including rubella, measles, diphtheria, mumps, whooping cough, neonatal tetanus, influenza, yellow fever, diarrhea caused by rotavirus, bacterial pneumonia, and human papilloma virus , among others. Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt is supporting this year's Vaccination Week, which is coordinated by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization , and appears in PAHO-produced promotional messages.

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  15. First direct flights from Scotland to Jamaica from next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Sunday Herald

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  16. Team from St Lucia studies PATH programme in JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    Permanent Secretaries in the Ministries of Labour and Social Security, Colette Roberts Risden , and Education, Youth and Information, Dr Maurice Smith , in conversation with Permanent Secretary from the Ministry of Social Transformation, Local Government and Community Empowerment in St Lucia, Juliana Alfred , on April 18 . At left is Chief Technical Director, Social Security, Dione Jennings.

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  17. Sumfesta s down with JoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Jamaica Observer

    According to former Chairman Robert Russell, the decision for the American businessman to assume the post was made three weeks ago. "We needed some new pairs of eyes with new energy.

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  18. Jamaica looks to multi-destination marketing deal with Cuba and Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Caribbean News Now!

    Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett , is greeted by General Manager of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel, Koen Hietbrink, on arrival at the New Kingston-hotel on April 15 for the official opening ceremony By Denise Dennis KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica's tourism officials will meet with their counterparts in Cuba and the Dominican Republic this week to finalise an arrangement for the multi-destination marketing of the countries. Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, made the disclosure at the opening of the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in New Kingston on Friday, April 15. The countries have been in talks towards reaching a tripartite agreement that will boost arrivals and add value to the tourism product in the Caribbean region.

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  19. Call-centre gold mine: $195 per hourRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Gleaner

    I must highlight some fallacies that the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture, as well as the other uptowners, namely Diane Edwards, Davon Crump, is putting forth in the media about call-centre jobs. Let me tell you the truth about the conditions under which some business process outsourcing sector workers have to carry out their duties.

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  20. Street lights blazing in daylight part of the problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Jamaica Observer

    I note a story in the Jamaica Observer in which the minister of local government and community development is planning to meet with the representatives of the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited to discuss the current arrangements regarding street lights. Up to recently, I thought that the wanton waste due to street lights blazing during the daylight hours was a loss on the books of the JPS, which is a private entity, and even though such costs are usually passed on to the customers, at least it was not the liability of the taxpayers of Jamaica via their Government.

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