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Jamaica saw 16 percent reduction in homicides last year
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica saw double-digit decreases in every crime category last year, including a 16 percent drop in homicides, the island's national security minister announced Tuesday.(1/27/2015 6:58:27 PM)
Int'l financing package will help set up Jamaica wind farm
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A nearly $63 million financing package was announced Monday to create a wind farm to help Jamaica offset its high power costs and near total dependence on imported fuel.(1/26/2015 6:13:07 PM)
Miss Colombia Wins Pageant; Miss Jamaica Wins Twitter?
Days later, bad feelings linger among the Miss Universe pageant viewers who believe that the wrong contestant won. Many watchers on social media say Miss Jamaica should being wearing the crown.(1/28/2015 12:47:24 AM)
IFC, OPIC, Canada Provide $62.7 Million for Jamaica’s Largest Private Sector Wind Farm
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, with the support of the Government of Canada and along with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation will help BMR Jamaica Wind Ltd.(1/26/2015 9:40:00 AM)
BMR Energy Closes on $62.7 Million Financing for Jamaica Wind Project
BMR Energy, LLC announced today that it has closed on the financing for its 36 MW wind generation project in Jamaica.(1/26/2015 9:30:00 AM)
Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell Is the Definition of Class After Miss Universe Loss: "It Went Exactly How It Should"
Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell may not have obtained the title of Miss Universe. But she certainly won over the hearts of millions during the annual beauty pageant Sunday night in...(1/26/2015 9:25:19 PM)
Miss Jamaica clarifies she has no Filipino blood
Kaci Fennell says she is of Jamaican, French, Indian, English and black roots.(1/27/2015 3:37:47 AM)
Jamaica official says marijuana reform bill ready
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's Cabinet has approved a much-anticipated bill of drug law amendments that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of pot and pave the way for a legal medical marijuana industry on the Caribbean island, the justice minister said Wednesday.(1/21/2015 6:12:56 PM)
Miss Universe 2015 — Fans React To Miss Jamaica Losing
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Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell does not have Filipino blood
Does Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennel have Filipino roots?(1/27/2015 1:58:41 AM)
Source: Yahoo