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Jamaican Consulate General signs MoU with MOHW for advancement of island's healthcare

Jamaica Observer 07 Dec 2022
As a special part of this visit, HHC will broadcast a session back to Jamaica where UWI’s medical students and faculty will be allowed to participate in a demonstration ... This comes on the heels of the institution’s contribution towards the acquisition of 26 Oxygen Concentrators that were shipped to Jamaica last month.
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Book Review: 'Well of Souls' maybe a good pick for banjo lovers

The Philadelphia Tribune 06 Dec 2022
One dollar. That’s not a lot of cash when it’s your turn to pick the tunes and you want to hear your song now. Just a buck for the jukebox and everybody can enjoy what you’ve chosen ... In 1687, the English slave ship, the Benjamin, left the coast of Loango with a cargo of 375 adults and children headed for Jamaica and lives of slavery ... ....
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Book Review: “Well of Souls: Uncovering the Banjo’s Hidden History” by Kristina R. Gaddy

Indianapolis Recorder 05 Dec 2022
One dollar. That’s not a lot of cash when it’s your turn to pick the tunes and you want to hear your song now ... Gaddy, it features your favorite instrument. In 1687, the English slave ship, the Benjamin, left the coast of Loango with a cargo of 375 adults and children headed for Jamaica and lives of slavery ... c.2022, W.W. Norton. $30.00 ... .
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Faceys holdings to fall in merged PanJam-JP business

The Gleaner 04 Dec 2022
PanJam Investment Limited will create and issue new shares to shipping and food company Jamaica Producers Group, JP, as part of their amalgamation deal that will dilute the shareholdings of existing PanJam owners by one-third, including the Facey... .
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Mailpac launches Pack Yuh Barrel

Jamaica Observer 02 Dec 2022
Mailpac is promising that customers can take advantage of significant cost savings from sending personal items in a barrel without the hassle of having to go through all the physical steps involved with shipping a barrel to Jamaica ... Upon sign up, customers will get a unique PYB 'barrel address' to which they can ship their packages.
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Christian ministry used as front to import 400 kilograms of cannabis

Canoe 02 Dec 2022
A criminal group trafficked about 400 kilograms of cannabis from Jamaica to the U.K ... The 50- and 45-year-old “spent some time in Jamaica when the importations were made, handling money and providing shipping documentation to VCM” via the 64-year-old, NCA reports.
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‘Well of Souls: Uncovering the Banjo’s Hidden History’

The Tennessee Tribune 01 Dec 2022
One dollar. That’s not a lot of cash when it’s your turn to pick the tunes and you want to hear your song now. Just a buck for the juke box and everybody can enjoy what you’ve chosen ... In 1687, the English slave ship, the Benjamin, left the coast of Loango with a cargo of 375 adults and children headed for Jamaica and lives of slavery ... By Kristina R.
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Marella Discovery II's double impact on tourism

Jamaica Observer 30 Nov 2022
Speaking to the Jamaica Observer about the implications of the ship homeporting in Montego Bay, JTB representative and executive director of Jamaica Vacations Limited Joy Roberts explained that passengers on the vessel would fly into Jamaica and stay in a hotel for up to several nights before boarding.
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Eight Americans charged for $850,000 drug bust

Jamaica Observer 30 Nov 2022
ST ANN, Jamaica — Eight American cruise ship passengers who were taken into custody after they allegedly tried to leave Jamaica with US$850,000 worth of cocaine on November 9, were convicted of possession of cocaine and attempting to export cocaine when they appeared before the St Ann Parish Court on Tuesday.
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Cruise ship passengers convicted in $100m drug bust

The Gleaner 30 Nov 2022
The eight people who tried to smuggle cocaine worth over $100 million out of Jamaica on board a cruise ship have been convicted of drug charges. The seven Americans and one Jamaican, who resides in the United States, pleaded guilty in the St Ann... .
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Plie Partners with Debbie Allen's Hot Chocolate Nutcracker: Jamaican dancers to be featured in the family holiday musical

Jamaica Observer 27 Nov 2022
Marisa Benain, founder and artistic director, Plié for the Arts shared company with (from left) Roger Hinds, GM, Mediterranean Shipping Company, Jamaica; Dr Miles Davis, president, Linfield University; and Norman Nixon, former NBA All Star and hubby of Debbie Allen.
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Barbados plans to make Tory MP pay reparations for family’s slave past

The Observer 27 Nov 2022
The government of Barbados is considering plans to make a wealthy Conservative MP the first individual to pay reparations for his ancestor’s pivotal role in slavery ... He part-owned at least two slave ships, the Samuel and the Hope. The Drax family also owned a plantation in Jamaica, which they sold in the 19th century ... “The Drax family had slave ships.
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SAJ pays tribute to Dr Marshall Hall for his tremendous life and work

Jamaica Observer 23 Nov 2022
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) has extended their condolences to the family and friends of the late Dr Marshall Hall and has paid tribute to his tremendous life and work ... Jamaica Producers stalwart Marshall Hall has died ... of Jamaica and Fyffes Plc.
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Sweet Treats from Bacchanal, Xodus

Jamaica Observer 21 Nov 2022
And, after a two-year hiatus due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the highly anticipated event returned in a spectacular way as Xodus Carnival and Bacchanal Jamaica joined forces to show off 18 sections ... Unfortunately, some costumes were modelled incompletely because key parts were not yet cleared by the Jamaica Customs.
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First court appearance for accused drug traffickers in $100M bust

The Gleaner 21 Nov 2022
The eight accused drug traffickers who allegedly tried to smuggle cocaine worth more than $100 million out of Jamaica on board a cruise ship earlier this month made their first court appearance today. The seven United States nationals and one... .

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