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Jamaica government official shot, killed at home – Edmonton Journal


Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica government official shot, killed at home
Edmonton Journal
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Police say that an official with Jamaica's Ministry of Youth and Culture has been killed. Police said Friday that 45-year-old Sean Thompson was shot several times at his home. No motive has been established and no one has been ...
Fly Jamaica commences flights to US January 25Caribbean360.com
35-yo Kingston man missing since November 2012Jamaica Observer

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‘We Are Jamaicans’ Video Campaign Against Anti-Gay Discrimination Launches – Huffington Post


Straight.com (blog)

'We Are Jamaicans' Video Campaign Against Anti-Gay Discrimination Launches
Huffington Post
The Jamaican Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) has launched a poignant new video campaign in hopes of combatting local anti-gay sentiment. "'We Are Jamaicans' is a campaign for Jamaicans, whether gay or straight, to share their ...
Prominent Jamaicans Speak Out Against Homophobia in Powerful New Video ...Towleroad
We Are Jamaicans video campaign tackles homophobiaStraight.com (blog)
'LGBT Jamaicans are Jamaicans too,' new campaign insistsXtra.ca (blog)

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Fitch Lowers Jamaica Outlook as Central Bank Reserves Shrink – Bloomberg


Atlanta Black Star

Fitch Lowers Jamaica Outlook as Central Bank Reserves Shrink
Bloomberg
Jamaica's $14.5 billion economy contracted 0.5 percent last year while international reserves fell by $832 million to $1.98 billion over the same period, according to Fitch. Growth will accelerate from 1 percent this year to 1.5 percent in 2017, the ...
Phillips a liability to growth says G2KGo Jamaica

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Jamaica Gets 85 Inquiries for Renewable-Energy Auction, JIF Says – Bloomberg


Jamaica Gets 85 Inquiries for Renewable-Energy Auction, JIF Says
Bloomberg
Jamaica's government received 85 inquiries from developers that may participate in an auction for new renewable-energy capacity, the Jamaica Information Service reported, citing Hopeton Heron, deputy director general of the Office of Utilities Regulation.

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Jamaica’s vulnerability to earthquakes and tsunamis will take centre stage at … – Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service


Jamaica's vulnerability to earthquakes and tsunamis will take centre stage at ...
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
Jamaica's vulnerability to earthquakes and tsunamis will take centre stage at a symposium to be held at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel as part of Earthquake Awareness Week 2013 activities. The conference, which will be held on Thursday, January 24 ...

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Jamaicans Encouraged to Remain Positive – Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service


Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Jamaicans Encouraged to Remain Positive
Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
alt Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has encouraged Jamaicans to remain positive, even as the country continues to grapple with several social and economic challenges. “For Jamaica to be transformed, we must stem the ...

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Little Ochie for Richmond Rebel Salute!

Little Ochie, world-famous seafood restaurant from Alligator Pond in Manchester will be making the trek to Rebel Salute 2013, at a new venue and for a longer staging. "We will be one of the biggest food options at Rebel Salute," said Evrol Christian...

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How can this help my child?

Q. I am an angry parent. I heard that you advocate for children, can you help me. I am a parent whose child is in a primary school...

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Australian sprinter finds his Jamaican roots – Jamaica Observer

Australian sprinter finds his Jamaican rootsJamaica ObserverAUSTRALIAN-BORN Jordan Williams Caldow had always dreamt of visiting Jamaica, not only to enjoy the white, sandy beaches and experience the unique culture, but to fulfil a childhood wish of me...

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