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Jamaica plans to seek reparations from Britain over slavery

July 12, 2021 9:08 pm

Jamaica was a centre of the slave trade, with the Spanish, then the British, forcibly transporting Africans to work on plantations of sugar cane, bananas and other crops that created fortunes for many of their owners.

Jamaica faces marijuana shortage as farmers struggle

February 06, 2021 3:28 pm

Jamaica is running low on ganja. "It's a cultural embarrassment," said Triston Thompson, chief opportunity explorer for Tacaya.

Jamaican teacher turns walls into blackboards to teach students outdoors

October 31, 2020 5:31 pm

Taneka Mckoy project is as relevant as many schoolchildren in Jamaica do not have access to the necessary technology or the internet - a problem for many families in Latin America and the Caribbean, one of the epicentres of the pandemic.

Important to educate young girls: Miss World 2019 Toni-Ann Singh

December 16, 2019 10:16 am

In this inspiring video, Miss World 2019 Toni-Ann Singh speaks on the need of education.

Miss World 2019: Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh wins title, India's Suman Rao comes third

December 19, 2019 10:15 am

The top five contestants participated in the final question-and-answer round with British broadcaster Piers Morgan.

Jamaica asks Obama to exonerate celeberated leader Garvey

April 10, 2015 2:49 pm

Jamaica’s leader asked President Barack Obama to exonerate black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey.

Obama visits Bob Marley Museum on first US presidential trip since 1982

April 09, 2015 3:16 pm

Obama, the first US president to visit Jamaica in three decades, tried to rekindle an enthusiasm that has waned amid a perceived lack of attention.

Ex-Jamaica PM testifies before panel examining deadly raid

February 10, 2015 10:28 am

Ex-PM testified that he knew the underworld boss who ran a notorious slum fiefdom from his parliamentary constituency.

Cool Runnings 2.0 in Sochi

February 06, 2014 2:35 am

The loaning of equipment is reminiscent of the 1993 hit film starring John Candy based on the exploits of Jamaica’s four-man team which competed at the 1988 Calgary Games.

No compromise on food stock,India is not isolated: Sharma

December 05, 2013 12:41 am

25 countries support India’s stand on food security,say sources.

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India sweep Test series with 257-run win against West Indies in Jamaica

September 03, 2019 8:14 am

India climbed to the top of the ICC World Test Championship table after securing their second win in the Test series against West Indies on Monday.