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American charged with Islamic State ties contacted Jamaica cleric - U.S. official

Apr 30 2015

WASHINGTON/KINGSTON An American woman arrested last month for trying to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State was in touch with an Islamist preacher in Jamaica, a federal law enforcement official said.

American charged with Islamic State ties contacted Jamaica cleric: U.S. official

Apr 30 2015

WASHINGTON/KINGSTON An American woman arrested last month for trying to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State was in touch with an Islamist preacher in Jamaica, a federal law enforcement official said.

Jamaican parliament clears way for marijuana reforms

Feb 25 2015

KINGSTON Jamaica's parliament cleared the way for decriminalizing marijuana by approving amendments to its Dangerous Drugs Act late Tuesday night.

Jamaica celebrates 70th birthday of late reggae great Bob Marley

Feb 06 2015

KINGSTON Jamaicans celebrate the 70th anniversary of the birth of late reggae legend Bob Marley on Friday with a jamming session at his former home and a free concert as the Caribbean island continues to wrestle over his place in its pantheon of heroes.

Jamaica celebrates 70th birthday of late reggae great Bob Marley

Feb 06 2015

KINGSTON Jamaicans celebrate the 70th anniversary of the birth of late reggae legend Bob Marley on Friday with a jamming session at his former home and a free concert as the Caribbean island continues to wrestle over his place in its pantheon of heroes.

Jamaica celebrates 70th birthday of late reggae great Bob Marley

Feb 06 2015

KINGSTON Jamaicans celebrate the 70th anniversary of the birth of late reggae legend Bob Marley on Friday with a jamming session at his former home and a free concert as the Caribbean island continues to wrestle over his place in its pantheon of heroes.

Wreckage from crashed U.S. plane, two bodies found off Jamaica

Jan 21 2015

KINGSTON Authorities have found wreckage from a private aircraft and the remains of two Americans three months after the plane triggered security alerts as it veered far off its course to Florida before crashing off Jamaica, officials said on Wednesday.

Wreckage from crashed U.S. plane, two bodies found off Jamaica

Jan 21 2015

KINGSTON, Jan 21 Authorities have found wreckage from a private aircraft and the remains of two Americans three months after the plane triggered security alerts as it veered far off its course to Florida before crashing off Jamaica, officials said on Wednesday.

Jamaica bans travellers from Ebola-affected countries

Oct 16 2014

KINGSTON Jamaica announced an immediate travel ban on Thursday on foreigners who have travelled through the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.

Jamaica bans travellers from Ebola-affected countries

Oct 16 2014

KINGSTON Jamaica announced an immediate travel ban on Thursday on foreigners who have travelled through the Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.

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