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News Jamaica History: This Day In History — November 19

Published on: Monday 18 November 2019
This Day In History — November 19
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/history/this-day-in-history-november-19_180104?profile=1470

2011: Moammar Gadhafi's former heir apparent Seif al-Islam is captured by revolutionary fighters in the southern desert just over a month after his father was killed, setting off joyous celebrations ...

News Jamaica History: Bostonians Lament Loss Of 137-Year-Old Pub And Its Trove Of History

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
Bostonians Lament Loss Of 137-Year-Old Pub And Its Trove Of History
News source: https://www.wbur.org/npr/767237080/bostonians-lament-loss-of-137-year-old-pub-and-its-trove-of-history

Doyle's Café, which has been serving up drinks and food to locals, famous politicians and Hollywood celebs in Jamaica Plain since 1882 ... the 137 years the bar has been in business. It's a history ...

News Jamaica History: CARIBBEAT: Music-packed ‘Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records’ box set is due as firm’s big anniversary continues

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
CARIBBEAT: Music-packed ‘Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records’ box set is due as firm’s big anniversary continues
News source: https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-caribbeat-vp-records-anniversary-box-set-20191006-zivuq27qobfbro2culxkcbnwpy-story.html

It takes a lot to celebrate four decades of success and VP Records has been well up to the task — recently adding the limited edition "Down In Jamaica: 40 Years of VP Records" box set; the "Parts of the Puzzle" studio album from dancehall star Busy Signal; and a special gathering at the Museum of Chinese in America to its long list of anniversary happenings.

News Jamaica History: Doyle’s, iconic Jamaica Plain neighborhood bar near Sam Adams brewery, to close

Published on: Tuesday 10 September 2019
Doyle’s, iconic Jamaica Plain neighborhood bar near Sam Adams brewery, to close
News source: https://www.wcvb.com/article/doyles-jamaica-plain-boston-bar-near-sam-adams-brewery-to-close/28988377

"It's important politically and socially in Boston."Described by WCVB's Chronicle as "the quintessential Jamaica Plain experience," Doyle’s storied political history is well documented inside. It’s ...

News Jamaica History: Coral reefs in Jamaica shows how nature contains healing powers

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
Coral reefs in Jamaica shows how nature contains healing powers
News source: https://www.hindustantimes.com/more-lifestyle/coral-reefs-in-jamaica-shows-how-nature-contains-healing-powers/story-e12O6XmMDdegFh3BeRvkVM.html

“Before 1980, Jamaica had healthy coral,” he notes. Then several disasters struck. The first calamity was 1980’s Hurricane Allen, one of the most powerful cyclones in recorded history. “Its 40-foot ...

News Jamaica History: Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica's reefs, piece by piece

Published on: Tuesday 17 September 2019
Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica's reefs, piece by piece
News source: https://www.chron.com/news/science/article/Surprise-rescue-of-Jamaica-coral-reefs-shows-14445107.php

"Before 1980, Jamaica had healthy coral," he notes. Then several disasters struck. The first calamity was 1980's Hurricane Allen, one of the most powerful cyclones in recorded history. "Its 40-foot ...

News Jamaica History: Jamaica's female lacrosse team still in a bind

Published on: Saturday 27 July 2019
Jamaica's female lacrosse team still in a bind
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sports/jamaica-s-female-lacrosse-team-still-in-a-bind-history-making-outfit-off-to-chase-dream-but-money-woes-linger_171040?profile=1498

Despite securing enough funding to get to Canada, president of Jamaica Lacrosse Association Calbert Hutchinson and his history-making Under-19 female team faces another financial dilemma as they ...

News Jamaica History: Artistic gymnast Francis hunts Jamaica's first medal at Pan Am Games

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
Artistic gymnast Francis hunts Jamaica's first medal at Pan Am Games
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sports/artistic-gymnast-francis-hunts-jamaica-s-first-medal-at-pan-am-games_171080?profile=1511

Francis and her teammates Kiara Richmon and Olympian Toni-Ann Williams, along with male counterparts Reiss Beckford and Caleb Faulkner, are already rewriting history as the first to represent Jamaica ...

News Jamaica History: A chance for Jamaica's netballers to shine

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
A chance for Jamaica's netballers to shine
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/a-chance-for-jamaica-s-netballers-to-shine_169852

Jamaica Head Coach Ms Marvette Anderson and her charges will know that it will only get harder from here if they are to create history by topping traditional power houses Australia, New Zealand and ...

News Jamaica History: England Knights looking to capture fans' "imagination" as Jamaica arrive for historic Headingley clash

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
England Knights looking to capture fans' "imagination" as Jamaica arrive for historic Headingley clash
News source: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/england-knights-looking-to-capture-fans-imagination-as-jamaica-arrive-for-historic-headingley-clash-1-9876245

Jamaica, who have Leeds-born rugby legend Jason Robinson as one of their tournament operations directors, made history last autumn by beating USA to secure their first-ever World Cup appearance. ...

News Jamaica History: Fowler promises Jamaica rally against hosts England

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
Fowler promises Jamaica rally against hosts England
News source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sports/fowler-promises-jamaica-rally-against-hosts-england_169941?profile=1498

Number five-ranked South Africa stayed perfect in three games to top Group C of the first round of preliminary matches, while previously unbeaten Jamaica, who are rated second in the world, finished ...

News Jamaica History: USA vs. Mexico Gold Cup History & Head to Head Record in Final

Published on: Sunday 07 July 2019
USA vs. Mexico Gold Cup History & Head to Head Record in Final
News source: https://heavy.com/sports/2019/07/usa-mexico-gold-cup-final-record/

The Americans are the defending champions in the tournament after a 2-1 win over Jamaica in 2017 ... Let’s take a look at the history between the teams in the Gold Cup final. ...

News Jamaica History: Gold Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, best expert picks for USA vs. Jamaica

Published on: Wednesday 03 July 2019
Gold Cup odds, predictions 2019: Betting lines, best expert picks for USA vs. Jamaica
News source: https://www.cbssports.com/soccer/news/gold-cup-odds-predictions-2019-betting-lines-best-expert-picks-for-usa-vs-jamaica/

The United States and Jamaica have a recent history of high-stakes meetings in the Gold Cup. One will take the upper hand in the rivalry Wednesday as they meet in the tournament for the third ...

News Jamaica History: Underdog 'Reggae Girlz' make history at Women's World Cup

Published on: Saturday 08 June 2019
Underdog 'Reggae Girlz' make history at Women's World Cup
News source: https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/06/08/npr-reggae-girlz-womens-world-cup

Just five years ago, Jamaica didn't even have a women's national soccer team. Now they're the first team from the Caribbean to ever qualify for a Women's World Cup. Last week, the Reggae Girlz, as the ...

News Jamaica History: South Brunswick High School Gearing Up For Sydney Schneider's Next World Cup Game With Jamaica

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
South Brunswick High School Gearing Up For Sydney Schneider's Next World Cup Game With Jamaica
News source: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/east-brunswick/articles/south-brunswick-high-school-gearing-up-for-sydney-schneider-s-next-world-cup-game-with-jamaica

Jamaica's World Cup run is on the hearts and minds of many ... doing and the stage she is playing on is so much bigger than a Super Bowl." "She is a part of history," Smith continued. "The 19-year-old ...

News Jamaica History: She's only 19 -- and just made tremendous saves as Jamaica's goalie in the World Cup

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
She's only 19 -- and just made tremendous saves as Jamaica's goalie in the World Cup
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/09/world/sydney-schneider-jamaica-world-cup-trnd/index.html

She's from Dayton, New Jersey. Schneider's grandparents on her mother's side were born in Jamaica. Her dad, who coaches soccer, is German. She's part of a history-making team. Known as the "Reggae ...

News Jamaica History: If Bunting wins it will be history-making for both Peters

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
If Bunting wins it will be history-making for both Peters
News source: https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/editorial/if-bunting-wins-it-will-be-history-making-for-both-peters_167445?profile=0

A win for Peter Bunting in his promised contest to dislodge Peter Phillips will create history in political leadership in Jamaica for both Peter Bunting and Peter Phillips. For Bunting, he would be ...

News Jamaica History: Edward Seaga, Who Led Jamaica on a Conservative Path, Dies at 89

Published on: Wednesday 29 May 2019
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/29/obituaries/edward-seaga-dead.html

The family was originally from Jamaica and returned there when Edward was an infant ... longer than anyone in Jamaican history. As he became consumed with affairs of state, he sold his record label, ...