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Obama to Visit Jamaica

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015

Barack Obama will make his first presidential visit to Jamaica on April 8 WASHINGTON: Barack Obama will make his first presidential visit to Jamaica in April, a trip expected to...

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Entertainment

Upcoming Events

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015

Talent’s Westchester Comedy Festival 2015 MDM and Robinhood Entertainment will bring you seven days worth of big laughs and lots fun at Talent’s Westchester Comedy Festival. Be...

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Columns

Jamaicans love Obama and would appreciate his visit!

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015

Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals are very excited about the news that president Barack Obama will be heading to Jamaica fora short official visit on April 9, 2015. The...

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Health & Living

OID Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015

By Anthony Turner The Organisation for International Development (OID), a US-based volunteer organization that provides free medical,dental and nursing services to needy citizens...

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Recent Posts

Bronx Father & Son on Medicaid Fraud

Bronx Father & Son on Medicaid Fraud

Apr 2, 2015

Bronx-based substance abuse treatment and homeless shelter operator Narco Freedom Inc. was indicted Wednesday along with a former and current CEO and two other executives accused of colluding to steal $27 million from Medicaid, an expansion of earlier charges of real estate kickbacks and insurance fraud. BRONX: Leaders of a Bronx nonprofit that provides drug...

Bahamas & Haitian drug activity

Bahamas & Haitian drug activity

Apr 2, 2015

NASSAU, Bahamas — The US State Department says Haitian and Haitian-Bahamian drug trafficking organizations continue to play a major role in movement of cocaine and those organizations are “increasingly networked between Haiti and the significant Haitian diaspora in The Bahamas”. Investigations reveal that Bahamian drug trafficking organizations use the...

Cubans jailed for stealing 8M eggs

Cubans jailed for stealing 8M eggs

Apr 2, 2015

HAVANNA: A court in Cuba has jailed 18 government officials for between five and 15 years for stealing more than eight million eggs and selling them on the black market. State newspaper Granma said the men included executives of the state-run egg distribution company. Prosecutors said the gang had cost the communist-run island more than $350,000(£230,000) in...

Simmons appointed new West Indies head coach

Simmons appointed new West Indies head coach

Apr 2, 2015

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Friday the appointment of Phil Simmons to the role of West Indies head coach on a three-year contract. The 51-year-old Simmons was one of seven people interviewed for the post and following his eight years of unparalleled success with ICC Associate team Ireland, who he led to two 50-overs and...

Mariappa, McCleary back in Boyz squad

Mariappa, McCleary back in Boyz squad

Apr 2, 2015

Kingston, Jamaica — Via: jamaicaobserver.com As the Reggae Boyz get set to face the Venezuela and Cuba squads at the Montego Bay Sports Complex on Friday and next week Monday, there will be a few faces who have not donned the Reggae Boyz shirt in a number of months but who are now ready to show positive intent ahead of a busy upcoming period for the Boyz....

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