December 6, 2019

Jamaica’s ‘Voices for Climate Change’ spreads its message with music

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTON, Jamaica – From reggae and dancehall music to jingles extolling the virtues of everything from laundry detergent to fast food, the way to any Jamaican’s heart is through song — prompting Panos Caribbean, a media-savvy non-governmental organisation, to take a musical approach to spread its environmental message. The organisation has […]

Jamaica: Alleged fraud against NCB could pass $100m; another arrest likely

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BY TANESHA MUNDLE From Jamaica Observer THE multimillion-dollar bank fraud committed at the National Commercial Bank, for which three St Ann residents are charged, is now said to have gone beyond $100 million, with a fourth St Ann resident to be charged. This was revealed in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court by the […]

Jamaica: Over three dozen children killed in this Caribbean nation so far this year

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Oct. 24, 2018: Over three dozen children have been killed in just one Caribbean nation so far this year, as crime continues to be a scourge on the tourism paradise. So far, nearly 40 children have been murdered in Jamaica in 2018, much to the stunned disbelief […]

Calypso Rose welcomes government’s offer

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From Newsday T&T “PUT my name on the plane,” McCartha “Calypso Rose” Lewis said yesterday after hearing about plans government has for her which include naming a Caribbean Airlines aircraft after her and providing her with a Diplomatic passport. In a brief interview, Lewis said she felt thrilled, happy and thanked God to be alive […]

Bahamian Immigration Officer under investigations for allegedly raping Jamaican woman

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From Irie FM news An immigration official in the Bahamas has been sent on administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations that he raped a Jamaican woman. Reports have emerged, that the woman was allegedly raped last week. The Jamaican authorities have begun making enquiries into the matter A statement from the Bahamas Ministry of […]