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Jamaica sees success in curbing killings by police
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican police have often been viewed with suspicion and fear, routinely accused of indiscriminately using their weapons and intentionally killing suspects as the island struggled with soaring violent crime.(12/7/2014 12:06:24 AM)
Jamaica Bay offers ocean of knowledge for STEM students
John Waldman, a Queens College biology professor, highlighted Jamaica Bay’s potential as a natural classroom.(12/16/2014 10:06:01 AM)
Jamaica truth commission explores bloody slum raid
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Adina Derby raised her voice in anger and grief as she recalled the morning when masked soldiers and police raided her West Kingston neighborhood, using mortar rounds to blast through street barricades of junked cars and piles of wood.(12/14/2014 12:09:38 AM)
InterCaribbean Airways new Services in Haiti, Jamaica and Dominican Republic
InterCaribbean Airways new Services in Haiti, Jamaica and Dominican RepublicWith new flights offer non-stop Port au Prince to Kingston and Santo Domingo FlightsPROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce the commencement of new non-stop services to and from Kingston, Jamaica and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Port au ...(12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM)
Latam Products Tenders Summary-Jamaica seeks fuels for 2015
Jamaica's refining company Petrojam has launched a tender to buy most fuels its domestic market will need for 2015, including high-sulfur diesel, ultra low-sulfur diesel and jet fuel, with deliveries starting ...(12/9/2014 5:17:17 PM)
Pot Flavors Expected to Emerge Like Cigar Brands as Legalization Takes Hold Abroad
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Like Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Jamaica is a mecca for cannabis culture known all over the world thanks to Bob Marley and King Haile Selassie.(12/19/2014 10:02:11 AM)
Jamaica hoping to be netball hosts
KINGSTON – Jamaica is hoping to host the next Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Championships in 2016. Netball Jamaica president, Marva Bernard, is reporting that no other country...(12/19/2014 11:12:31 PM)
Killings by Jamaica's police down sharply, drawing cautious praise from human rights groups
Jamaican police have often been viewed with suspicion and fear, routinely accused of indiscriminately using their weapons and intentionally killing suspects as the island struggled with soaring violent crime.(12/7/2014 12:23:53 AM)
Fate of Jamaica’s former cruise ship capital needs immediate attention – Joe Issa
Executive Chairman of Cool Corp, Joe Issa, who once led the chamber of commerce which looks after the affairs of Ocho Rios, says the fate of the former cruise ship capital of Jamaica needs to be address immediately, according to the lead story in The Gleaner newspaper on December 1, 2014 at http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20141201/lead/lead1.html . (PRWeb December 19, 2014) Read the full ...(12/19/2014 3:21:28 AM)
Jamaica High School Placed On Lockdown After Students Sneak In From Lunch
Jamaica High School in Queens was placed on lockdown over suspected intruders Thursday afternoon, but officials said it turned out to be a group of students who were trying to sneak back in unnoticed after leaving campus.(12/18/2014 5:33:50 PM)
Source: Yahoo