Posts Tagged ‘jamaica’

Dendias concludes tour of South and Central America with Jamaica visit

Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias concluded his tour of South and Central America with a visit to Jamaica, the first-ever visit of a Greek foreign affairs minister to the Caribbean country. In a meeting with his Jamaican counterpart, Kamina J. Smith, Dendias discussed “promoting Greece-Jamaica cooperation in investments, renewable energy sources, culture, tourism, and… […]

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Tells Government To ‘Move Ahead With Speed’ To Become Republic

The transition would mean removing King Charles III — Jamaica’s current monarch — as head of state. Source

The Forgotten Jewish Pirates of Jamaica

The Forgotten Jewish Pirates of Jamaica Today, some tour operators and cultural historians are calling attention to the country’s little-known Jewish heritage Ross Kenneth Urken, Travel + Leisure July 7, 2016 A grave marker in Kingston’s Hunt’s Bay Cemetery carved with a skull and crossbones and Hebrew lettering Jessica Antola I was in Kingston’s spooky […]

Weah’s Goal Gains US Bumpy 1–1 Draw at Jamaica in Qualifier

KINGSTON, Jamaica—Damion Lowe leapt above Walker Zimmerman at the top of the 6-yard box in the 84th minute and headed Leon Bailey’s corner kick to the left of U.S. goalkeeper Zack Steffen. Back at The Office for the first time in 25 months, yellow-clad Reggae Boyz fans erupted at the apparent go-ahead goal. But wait! […]

Jamaica Demands UK Hands Over BILLIONS in Reparations Over Slavery

Jamaica plans to demand massive sums of money from the U.K. government for its involvement in the slave trade, a senior Jamaican government official declared at the weekend. A corresponding petition will be submitted to Queen Elizabeth II,  Jamaican Minister for Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange said. “We are hoping for reparatory justice in […]

‘The damaging effects of slavery are ongoing’: Jamaica demands reparations from the Queen

Jamaica’s government is set to demand reparations for Black people from the Queen for Britain’s role in the transatlantic slave trade. A petition is being prepared and will be submitted to Her Majesty and the UK government. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, the minister for Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, said: “We are especially pleased to announce […]

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Earns Fastest Woman Alive Title

Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is now the fastest woman alive.  The two-time Olympic champion ran the 100 meters in 10.63 seconds at a national trials warmup event in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday. Only one woman, American sprinter Florence Griffith Joyner, has ever clocked a faster time: 10.49 seconds. Flo-Jo, who died in 1998, ran the three […]

Woman killed by lightning in Port Morant, Jamaica

     A St Thomas woman is dead after she was reportedly struck by lightning while at her home in Port Morant yesterday. She has been identified as 33-year-old Marsha Whyte of Works Yard in the community. It’s reported that Whyte was at home yesterday when she went to catch water from an outside pipe during […]

Ten persons hit by lightning bolt at tourist attraction in Jamaica

     Ten persons are now being treated at the St Ann’s Bay Hospital after they were stuck by lightning at the Mystic Mountain tourist attraction in St Ann yesterday afternoon. Managing Director of the attraction, Mike Drakulich, says the incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Six of the injured were tour guides and four were tourists. […]

Our Interesting Times: Casey Gane-McCallac – the CIA’s Secret War in Jamaica

Renegade Editor’s Note: This show goes well beyond the scope of just investigating Jamaica. It’s one of the more interesting podcasts I have heard in some time. Casey Gane-McCalla joins Our Interesting Times to discuss his book Inside the CIA’s Secret War in Jamaica. They talk about the efforts of the United States government to […]

Bad News For Facebook: Court Will Hear Biometric Face Scan Case

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   A Northern California District Court judge has ruled that a lawsuit regarding Facebook’s photo tagging violates user right of privacy can proceed. Judge James Donato wrote in his opinion: “The Court accepts as true plaintiffs’ allegations that Facebook’s face […]

Saudi Arabia Warn Of Economic Sanctions If U.S. Publishes 9/11 Secrets

Saudi Arabia have issued a warning to the Obama administration and Congress that it will impose tough economic sanctions on America if they decide to declassify information in the official 9/11 report which implicates the Saudi regime as orchestrating the attacks.  The Saudi regime have said they will sell off hundreds of billions of dollars’ […]

Germany Accepts Request By Turkey To Prosecute Comedian

Germany has accepted a request from Turkey to allow the possible prosecution of comedian Jan Böhmermann who is accused of insulting Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on German television The German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Berlin “will give its authorization” over a request by Turkey on the prosecution of a German TV comedian for a satirical poem […]

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