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  1. Is John Kerry as Bad As ISIS?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... spent thousands of dollars to install temporary air conditioning for President Obama's town hall in Kingston, Jamaica. As THE WEEKLY STANDARD reported at the time, about $5,300 was spent for generators and air conditioners for the seventy-five ...

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  2. Man killed in shooting and several others seriously injured at pool party in HeadleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Surreycomet.co.uk

    ... posted adverts for the party on his Instagram account (pictured above). The 21-year-old, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, but who moved to the UK in 2013, is listed on the advert as an organiser of the event along with "The Female Boss". The ...

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  3. A man has died in a suspected shooting at a house party in Headley. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA WireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Local London

    ... posted adverts for the party on his Instagram account (pictured above). The 21-year-old, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, but who moved to the UK in 2013, is listed on the advert as an organiser of the event along with "The Female Boss". The ...

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  4. Man killed in suspected shooting at house rented out for private party in quiet villageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Independent.ie

    ... incident or with any information to come forward as a matter of urgency." The 21-year-old, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, but who moved to the UK in 2013, is listed on the advert as an organiser of the event along with

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  5. One Love Festival returns to Hainault Forest Country Park this September.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

    One Love Festival will hit Hainault Forest Country Park again this September for its ninth weekend of reggae music, world food and its famous Battle of the Dubplates sound clash. The festival started in 2008 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of reggae legend Bob Marley's concert of the same name amidst civil war in Kingston, Jamaica.

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  6. Cricket: India thrash West Indies in first TestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... need to string together some more dot balls, some more pressure deliveries." The second Rest starts in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday. SCOREBOARD India 1st innings 566 for 8 decl (V. Kohli 200, R. Ashwin 113, S. Dhawan 84, A. Mishra 53) West Indies ...

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  7. Designed for driving pleasureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ATL Autobahn has announced the arrival of the 2017 4 Series sedan to Jamaica. The athletically styled 4 Series comes in three different forms to suit the distinctive tastes of BMW enthusiasts; the Coupe, the Convertible and the Gran Coupe variant.

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  8. Main road through St Elizabeth to be resurfacedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... just over a week ago that "resurfacing of this roadway should start within another two weeks". Last week Redman told Jamaica Observer Central that a contract worth more than $300 million had been signed. It is expected that the resurfacing work will ...

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  9. Negril braces for RTIa s returnRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... during RTI. Beenie Man, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, Kiprich and Sean Paul are regulars. Negril is one of Jamaica's major tourist spots. Foreigners are drawn to its landmarks, which include the seven-mile beach and Rick's Cafe. Thelwell believes ...

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  10. Between Jamrock and other hard placesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    With reports of racist attacks in the US and terrorist attacks in the Middle East and Europe, we'd better batten down and secure Jamaica. "Foreign" is certainly not looking as attractive as it used to, so why not make Jamaica safe and prosperous, so we stop yearning so much for distant shores? We should heed the passionate address by National Security Minister Robert Montague at his ministry's conference on citizen security held last week in Montego Bay.

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  11. New coach expects U19s to win regional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Newly-appointed head coach, Odelmo Peters, believes Jamaica's Under-19 cricket team has what it takes to go one better this year in the West Indies Cricket Board Under-19 Championship, which will bowl off in St Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday. Speaking before the team's departure yesterday - for the first regional Under-19 tournament since the West Indies captured the Under-19 World title earlier this year - Peters explained that his analysis is based on the balance and make-up of the team.

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  12. Allow Dr. Blythe to have his dayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    The People's National Party has a proud reputation of being a democratic party adhering to tenets of democratic socialism working unremittingly to uplift the poor and marginalised within the Jamaican society. The decision of former PNP cabinet minister and vice president Dr Karl Blythe to be nominated for the position of party president should not be condemned.

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  13. Jamaican at heartRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    BYDGOSZCZ, Poland - As the saying goes, "You can take a Jamaican out of Jamaica, but you can never take Jamaica out of a Jamaican." Austin Hamilton, who competes for Sweden, is the embodiment of this saying.

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  14. Jamaica end U-20 Champs on highRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    BYDGOSZCZ, Poland - Jamaica captured three medals on yesterday's final day of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, including unexpected medals in the women's 100-metre hurdles and men's 4x400m relays, to end the six-day championships on a high. Rushelle Burton highlighted the day with a national junior record 12.87 seconds in the 100m hurdles.

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  15. Too early for specificsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... objective of having two-thirds of the Jamaican population living in urban centres. The UDC, in a response to a Jamaica Observer query on the matter, said while plans are afoot to develop this city, it is still too early for specifics. "The UDC board ...

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  16. Cabinet to review OCG report on CaricelRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    CABINET is expected to view a report from the Office of the Contractor General on the granting of telecommunications licences to Symbiote Investments Limited when it meets at Jamaica House today. The OCG, in a report tabled in the House of Representatives Tuesday, concluded that Minister of Science, Energy and Technology Dr Andrew Wheatley should not sign an agreement for the issuing of a Domestic Mobile Spectrum Licence to Symbiote Investments, which has been trading as Caricel - the first Jamaican-owned company to be granted a local mobile spectrum licence.

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  17. Justice Minister blasts judges and justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Justice Minister Delroy Chuck says Jamaica's justice system is failing Jamaicans and could be contributing to the high crime rate. "Let me confess that the criminal justice system is failing Jamaica," said Chuck, while addressing the Ministry of National Security's recent Conference on Citizen Security in Montego Bay.

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  18. R Ashwin picks up seven wickets to help India thrash WI by 92 runsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... runs in the first innings while Virat Kohli hit 200 runs. The second Test of the series will be played in Kingston, Jamaica from Saturday.

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  19. Security minister stands by 'condoms' statementRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... Convention Centre in St James on Thursday. The conference, hosted under the theme "Creating a Safer and Prosperous Jamaica," was held to engage stakeholders in dialogue on citizen security protection within the context of the Ministry's five-pillar ...

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  20. Jamaica takes part in clinical trials for zikaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton addresses a town hall meeting on July 21. He announced that Jamaica will shortly be participating in a number of clinical trials with a view to finding a vaccine to treat the zika virus. Photo: Marlon Tingling By Marlon Tingling KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of health, Dr Christopher Tufton, says Jamaica will shortly be participating in a number of clinical trials in the drive to find a vaccine to treat the zika virus.

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