Jamaica Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Hylton outlines - formula for sustained economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Gleaner

    Anthony Hylton, opposition spokesman on industry, investment and commerce, delivering his contribution to 2017-2018 Sectoral Debate in Gordon House, Kingston on Tuesday. Anthony Hylton, a former Cabinet minister in the previous People's National Party administration, spelt out what he believes to be the formula for economic growth in Jamaica during his Sectoral Debate presentation, where he raised concerns about the pace of business environment reforms.

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  2. Jamaican swimmers bring curtains down in impressive formRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Jamaica Observer

    It was moment to cherish and a fitting way to bring the curtains down on Jamaica's exploits at the 32nd staging of the Carifta Swimming Championships, as the young sensations swept all three categories of the girls' 200m freestyle relays at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre in The Bahamas on Tuesday. Those performances propelled the Jamaicans to a final day haul of nine medals comprising four gold, two silver and three bronze for an impressive overall tally of 30, inclusive of 12 gold, eight silver and 10 bronze.

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  3. FLOW Foundation coughs up $4.3m in Penn Relays assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Jamaica Observer

    Flow Foundation's commitment to assist Jamaica's next generation of stars to showcase their talent at the Penn Relays is now 24 years old and growing with every stride, as the telecommunications provider yesterday handed over a whopping contribution of $4.3 million to 31 schools. The donation represented a significant increase in two parts, with the sum being over $250,000 more than last year's contribution of just over $4 million, while the number of schools are three more than the 28 that were assisted last year.

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  4. Donahue named most outstanding 13-14 girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... behind Ali Jackson of Bahamas in the 50m freestyle as Jackson took gold in 26.97 to Donahue's personal best 27.13. Jamaica's Gabrianna Banks was third (27.35). Jada Chatoor added a second gold to her name as she won the 13-14 female 400m freestyle ...

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  5. Crime-plagued Cambridge wants more police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Gleaner

    Residents in Cambridge, St James, are pleading with the authorities to assign more police officers to the rural community, which has become a major hotspot for crime and violence in recent months. The fearful residents made their plea during a recent community forum, where they voiced their concerns about the escalating crime situation and the limited police presence in the community and its adjoining districts.

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  6. Team GB Olympic star dead after 'motorcycle crash'OLYMPIC...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Daily Star

    The Team GB ace is thought to have been involved in an accident after leaving a party in Kingston, Jamaica, in the early hours of this morning. "Germaine Mason, 34, Jamaican-born athlete and former national high jumper, died in a motorcycle crash this morning," the Jamaica Constabulary said on Twitter.

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  7. Government to revisit - Negril coastline challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Gleaner

    A GOVERNMENT minister has divulged the intent to revisit the challenge of protecting Negril's shoreline, months after Cabinet opted to terminate component one of Jamaica's Adaptation Fund project that should have provided at least a partial remedy. "In Negril, beach erosion is a very real issue and we will need to speak again with all the stakeholders to come up with a practical and workable solution to save the white sand beaches for which Negril is renowned," said Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz.

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  8. Author Marjorie Kong Luczak Highlights Women's Spirit Will In DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | PRWeb

    ... victorious against all odds. This historical fiction novel spans time and distance from China after World War II to Jamaica and to the United States. Lan's story began in China when her life was absolutely altered by a prearranged marriage, leaving ...

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  9. Donahue a Most Outstandinga *Apr. 19, 2017, 11:12 PM AstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Trinadad Express

    ... since 2013 when the team placed second. T&T last won the Carifta Swimming Championships in 2010 in Kingston, Jamaica. Bahamas was first with Guadeloupe second. Donahue, who won the 50m and 200m breaststroke, 50m butterfly and 50m backstroke, added ...

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  10. 6 People Meghan Markle May Need to Impress If She Wants to Marry Prince HarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Popsugar.com

    Prince Harry is currently dating Meghan Markle , and even though she's already been introduced to Prince William and Kate Middleton , it's still unclear if she's met all of Harry's friends yet. Back in March, Harry further proved that things are getting serious between the two when he brought the Suits actress as his date to his best friend Tom "Skippy" Inskip's wedding in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

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  11. Sectoral Debate: McKenzie says audit completed at 11 municipal corporationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Gleaner

    Eleven of the 14 municipal corporations, formerly parish councils, have been audited but there's no timeline for the publication of the reports. Local Minister, Desmond McKenzie gave the update this afternoon while making his contribution to the 2017/2017 Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives.

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  12. Local Weather Forecast Wednesday April 19, 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Gleaner

    SIGNIFICANT FEATURE There is a trough across the central Caribbean, to the east of Jamaica. The Trough is expected to linger east of Jamaica until this afternoon.

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  13. SOS Security LLC Wins Department of State Contract for U.S. Embassy Guard ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | PRWeb

    This win not only exemplifies the hard work and dedication of our team, but it reinforces the value of our international partnerships, and our ability to deliver excellence worldwide." SOS Security LLC , one of the nation's largest privately-owned security companies, and its partner, Guardsman Limited, have been awarded a five-year USD $30 million recompete contract by the Department of State to provide security services for the U.S Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica.

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  14. Artist Yunique A. Saafir and Curator Corinne Werder Collaborate for My Body: Not for ConsumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... sexual violence. Yunique A. Saafir is a photographer in Brooklyn, New York; via a diaspora journey from Kingston, Jamaica. Her work explores personal experiences with mental health and the idea that depression can illuminate the self and spark ...

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  15. Injured Hasan Ali doubtful for Windies Test seriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Newkerala.com

    Karachi [Pakistan], Apr 19 : In a major setback to Pakistan, young pacer Hasan Ali got his groin injured while fielding in the first innings of the three-day practice match in Montego Bay against the President XI, thus creating doubt over his presence in the upcoming three-match Test series against the West Indies. As per the information released by the Pakistan Cricket Board late on Monday night, Hasan will undergo rehabilitation to get fit for the series opener scheduled for April 21-25 in Kingston, Jamaica.

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  16. Jamaican Teas considers development plans for KIWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaican Teas Group, which includes brands such as Tetley, Caribbean Dreams and Jamaica Blue Spring Water, is now mulling over development plans for the recently acquired KIW International Ltd. The group's board of directors and its real estate development arm H Mahfood & Sons Ltd will soon meet to determine the way forward. As deliberations continue as to the most profitable move, one option that the group is considering is the development and expansion of warehouse spaces in KIW International.

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  17. a Lights Outa to turn it up against Leblond in Contender SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Jamaica Observer

    Tsetsi "Lights Out" Davis is ready to put Team Jamaica back in front of Team Canada when he trades blows with Team Canada's Dave Leblond in the third fight of the preliminary bouts of the Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series at the Chinese Benevolent Association in Kingston tonight. Davis is the third-ranked Jamaican to win the title and will face the unranked Canadian Leblond over five rounds with hopes of moving on to stage two of the series.

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  18. Jamaican Female Students To Benefit From HackathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | PRWeb

    ... School Kingston, Excelsior Community College, the University of the West Indies, the University of Technology Jamaica, and Northern Caribbean University - will gather at Spanish Court Hotel, Worthington Conference Centre for a fun-filled day in ...

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  19. New research on Caribbean MSMEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Jamaica Observer

    ... light has been shed on this previously unexplored area within the Caribbean. The book draws on data collected in Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, and to a lesser extent Guyana, and compares the development and trajectory of FOBs within these ...

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  20. Ja tourism rank improved but still hurt by crimeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The Gleaner

    Jamaica has improved seven spots to rank 69th in the bi-annual Global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017, published this month. The island still trails Barbados at 58th but ranks higher than Trinidad & Tobago at 73rd and Dominican Republic at 76th.

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