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Jamaica policeman arrested, facing murder charge
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A Jamaican policeman facing a murder charge has been arrested at an island airport.(11/20/2014 10:49:03 AM)
Jamaica Economy Rebounding From Contraction, Wynter Says
Jamaica’s economy is already rebounding following its first quarterly contraction since June 2013, after the Caribbean island restructured $9 billion in local bonds, central bank Governor Brian Wynter said.(11/19/2014 2:00:20 PM)
Jamaica Vows to Quarantine Entertainers Traveling to Ebola-Stricken West Africa: Reports
Jamaica's Health Minister Fenton Ferguson stated that the country's entertainers, traveling to Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa may be quarantined, Jamaica Observer reported Saturday.(11/24/2014 12:00:15 PM)
Jamaica narcotics unit seizes pot haul, arrests 7
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican police have carried out a series of operations across the island that netted more than 500 pounds (227 kilograms) of marijuana and led to seven arrests.(11/16/2014 2:45:12 PM)
Jamaica signs deal to search for offshore oil, gas
Jamaica's petroleum firm has signed an agreement with a British oil company, clearing the way for oil and gas exploration in offshore blocks south of the island. The "production sharing agreement" ...(11/11/2014 2:01:13 PM)
Jamaica cops trained to cut down on lethal force
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A group of Jamaican police officers is taking a course with U.S. trainers to practice ways of subduing people without permanently injuring or killing them, officials said Thursday.(11/13/2014 6:58:35 PM)
Jamaica predicting big tourism numbers
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Tourism and Entertainment Minister, Dr Wykeham McNeill, says Jamaica is on track to welcome some 3.5 million visitors this year. The number, he said, involves a combination of...(11/21/2014 5:14:22 AM)
Another side of Jamaica
James Bond was born here, and there are more churches per capita here than in any other country. And, contrary to popular belief, marijuana is still illegal in Jamaica.(11/16/2014 4:13:00 AM)
Jamaica signs pact with British oil company for offshore oil and gas exploration
Jamaica's petroleum firm has signed an agreement with a British oil company, clearing the way for oil and gas exploration in offshore blocks south of the island.(11/11/2014 2:28:59 PM)
Jamaica: the island that defined James Bond
Fifty years after Ian Fleming's death, Jonathan Thompson explores the island that brought 007 alive(11/16/2014 3:29:12 AM)
Source: Yahoo