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News Jamaica: What high crime means to Jamaica: While it persists, get used to low growth

Published on: Tuesday 31 March 2020
What high crime means to Jamaica: While it persists, get used to low growth
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/business-observer/what-high-crime-means-to-jamaica-while-it-persists-get-used_to_low_growth_191032?profile=1056

For the most part, discussion of crime in Jamaica focuses on murders, their level and rate, but the reality is that crime is much more than that. The whole gamut of violent crime causes most ordinary ...

News Jamaica: Jamaica imposes all island curfew for seven days starting April 1

Published on: Monday 30 March 2020
Jamaica imposes all island curfew for seven days starting April 1
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Jamaica_imposes_all_island_curfew_for_seven_days_starting_April_1

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that effective, Wednesday, April 1 there will be an all island curfew starting at 8:00 each night and ending at 6:00 am the following day. Read more ...

News Jamaica: Jamaica to ramp up COVID-19 testing

Published on: Monday 30 March 2020
Jamaica to ramp up COVID-19 testing
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/jamaica-to-ramp-up-covid-19-testing_191025?profile=1470

THE Ministry of Health and Wellness is expanding the criteria for COVID-19 testing in the island, signalling its intention to, among other things, roll out mobile units for the collection of samples ...

News Jamaica: Skateboarder seriously injured after being hit by car in Jamaica Plain

Published on: Wednesday 25 March 2020
Skateboarder seriously injured after being hit by car in Jamaica Plain
News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/03/26/metro/skateboarder-seriously-injured-after-being-hit-by-car-jamaica-plain/

A skateboarder was rushed to Brigham and Women’s HospitalWednesday evening with serious injuries after being struck by a car in Jamaica Plain, according to the Massachusetts State Police. The ...

News Jamaica: Assisted-living patient from Jamaica Plain who died tests positive for coronavirus

Published on: Monday 23 March 2020
Assisted-living patient from Jamaica Plain who died tests positive for coronavirus
News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/03/23/metro/assisted-living-patient-jamaica-plain-who-died-tests-positive-coronavirus/

That same day, managers at the facility learned that one of their “front-line healthcare" workers who had been in self-quarantine since March 16 was also positive for the disease, according to ...

News Jamaica: 1Xtra in Jamaica 2020

Published on: Monday 23 March 2020
1Xtra in Jamaica 2020
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p087fqb6

Naomi Cowan, Lila Ike, Sevana and Jaz Elise & the Indiggnation Band in Jamaica. Seani B broadcasts from Jamaica with co-host ZJ Why Rush, plus chat and freestyles.

News Jamaica: Man shot in Jamaica Plain early Saturday morning

Published on: Saturday 21 March 2020
Man shot in Jamaica Plain early Saturday morning
News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/03/21/metro/man-shot-jamaica-plain-early-saturday-morning/

Officers responded to a call at 2:36 a.m. Saturday reporting that a man had been shot at 50 Bickford St. in Jamaica Plain, according to Officer Kim Tavares, a spokeswoman for Boston police. The victim ...

News Jamaica: Single-family in Jamaica Plain filled with possibilities

Published on: Thursday 19 March 2020
Single-family in Jamaica Plain filled with possibilities
News source: https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/03/19/single-family-in-jamaica-plain-filled-with-possibilities/

Most of the homes that make up Jamaica Plain’s historic Woodbourne neighborhood were erected in the first four decades of the 20th century as distinctly middle-class dwellings for Bostonians embracing a more suburban lifestyle. Today, it’s a sought-after neighborhood beloved for its tree-lined streets, community gardens, playgrounds, homegrown shops and eateries, and the nearby Forest […]

News Jamaica: Delivery driver robbed in Jamaica Plain by 2 suspects with a child, police say

Published on: Thursday 19 March 2020
Delivery driver robbed in Jamaica Plain by 2 suspects with a child, police say
News source: https://www.boston.com/news/crime/2020/03/19/delivery-driver-robbed-in-jamaica-plain-by-2-suspects-with-a-child-police-say

A delivery driver was reportedly robbed while dropping off his delivery Wednesday night in Jamaica Plain, Boston police said. The incident happened around 9:58 p.m. near Arklow Street, where the ...

News Jamaica: CARIBBEAT: Coronavirus caution causes Jamaica to pass on attending Philadelphia’s Penn Relays track meet in April

Published on: Sunday 15 March 2020
CARIBBEAT: Coronavirus caution causes Jamaica to pass on attending Philadelphia’s Penn Relays track meet in April
News source: https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-caribbeat-jamaica-not-attending-penn-relays-coronavirus-20200315-rq7vjssvhbhmhpsv7mbujlib4i-story.html

Due the increasing instances of coronavirus infection in America and other nations, track and field athletes from the nation of Jamaica will not travel to Philadelphia and take part in April's annual Penn Relays event.

News Jamaica: New Jamaica Plain home features massive yard

Published on: Friday 13 March 2020
New Jamaica Plain home features massive yard
News source: https://www.bostonherald.com/2020/03/13/new-jamaica-plain-home-features-massive-yard/

Well, you’re in for a treat the moment you open the door to 1 Rockwood Terrace in Jamaica Plain, because it’s a good one, clad in shiplap with a tile floor. From there, the brand new construction ...

News Jamaica: Jamaica confirms its first coronavirus case

Published on: Tuesday 10 March 2020
Jamaica confirms its first coronavirus case
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/live-blog/coronavirus-updates-live-u-s-europe-brace-infection-spread-italy-n1153801/ncrd1154471

Jamaican officials said that they had confirmed the first case of coronavirus on the Caribbean island on Tuesday.

News Jamaica: Retired Michigan autoworker found stabbed to death in Jamaica hotel room

Published on: Friday 06 March 2020
Retired Michigan autoworker found stabbed to death in Jamaica hotel room
News source: https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/03/06/jamaica-stabbing-michigan-theodore-walling/4973863002/

For Theodore Walling, Jamaica was a place of refuge. "I'm glad I'm here now," the Chrysler retiree wrote on his Facebook page last month. "11 days in Jamaica and I am healed. I have no pain." Ten days ...

News Jamaica: Jamaica reports its first coronavirus case

Published on: Tuesday 10 March 2020
Jamaica reports its first coronavirus case
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-jamaica-reports-its-first-coronavirus-case/SKntfAVLGlKcZ0OwaVqWQJ/

Jamaica has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, which is reportedly an imported case. Dr. Christopher Tufton, Jamaica’s Minister of Health, confirmed the presumptive case to be found in a female ...

News Jamaica: Ship Blocked From Jamaica and Cayman Islands Allowed to Dock in Mexico

Published on: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Ship Blocked From Jamaica and Cayman Islands Allowed to Dock in Mexico
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/25/travel/cruise-ship-corona.html

After a crew member with flu symptoms was reported, Jamaican and Cayman health authorities refused to let passengers disembark. A cruise ship that was turned away from Jamaica and the Cayman Islands ...

News Jamaica: These New Overwater Bungalows in Jamaica Are What Sweet Vacation Dreams Are Made of

Published on: Saturday 22 February 2020
These New Overwater Bungalows in Jamaica Are What Sweet Vacation Dreams Are Made of
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/overwater-bungalows-jamaica-sweet-vacation-202739919.html

Do you love the idea of a tropical beach vacation, but hate the thought of sharing your slice of paradise with mobs of fellow travelers. Sandals has you covered. The company recently announced a new line-up of all inclusive, individual overwater bungalows . that come complete with spacious accommodations, dazzling views and boat service to the main resort. other amenities include a private infinity pool, glass-bottom floors and a hammock hanging over the clear, brilliant turquoise water. a personal butler is included in the package because, at that point, why would it not be. Sandals Royal Caribbean is now accepting reservations for when the bungalows officially open in November. located in Montego Bay, Jamaica, staying at one of the heavenly properties will set you back about $4,000 per night

News Jamaica: Jamaica Plain man faces cocaine trafficking charge after arrest

Published on: Sunday 23 February 2020
Jamaica Plain man faces cocaine trafficking charge after arrest
News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/02/24/metro/jamaica-plain-man-faces-cocaine-trafficking-charge-after-arrest/

A Jamaica Plain man was arrested in Roxbury early Saturday morning after police say they found 82 grams of cocaine in his car during a traffic stop. Boston police pulled over Christopher Taylor, 53, ...

News Jamaica: Premiere: Australia-Based Monkey Marc And Jamaica's Fyah Roiall Take Aim At Colonial History On "Willy Lynch"

Published on: Monday 17 February 2020
Premiere: Australia-Based Monkey Marc And Jamaica's Fyah Roiall Take Aim At Colonial History On "Willy Lynch"
News source: https://www.complex.com/music/2020/02/premiere-monkey-marc-fyah-roiall-willy-lynch

We find ourselves in trying timese these days and with more than a few historical lessons we should be learning, but are instead ignoring. It's a sade state of affairs, but not everyone is taking it ...