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Jamaica

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Top Jamaica Articles

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  • Diva Nikki Z, Hartford

    Diva Nikki Z, Hartford
    How long have you been a DJ and how did you become interested in it? I started DJ'ing pretty late, I started full out DJ'ing when I moved to Jamaica in 2006, but I originally dabbled around with it in early 2000, just blending rhythms at WESU right here...
  • Rudisha equals world leading time in Diamond League

    LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champion David Rudisha equalled the best time in the world this year as he won the 800 metres at the Glasgow Diamond League meeting on Saturday. Rudisha, who is still recovering from a knee injury that cut short his 2013...
  • Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks in 16-14 loss to Machine

    Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks in 16-14 loss to Machine
    Lacrosse Walters' 8 points not enough for Bayhawks Midfielder Joe Walters (Maryland) had four goals and four assists for the second straight game, but the Chesapeake Bayhawks lost, 16-14, to the host Ohio Machine on Friday. Midfielder Ben Hunt...
  • Bolt, Fraser-Pryce named to Jamaica's Commonwealth team

    (Reuters) - Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were named to Jamaica's 68-member team for next month's Commonwealth Games, a source with the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association said on Thursday. Both sprinters, who each received medical...
  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on new album and headlining 9:30 Club

    Pigeons Playing Ping Pong on new album and headlining 9:30 Club
    In 2006, the Baltimore funk-jam band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong started from a modest and typical beginning: Two new friends — Greg Ormont and Jeremy Schon — playing acoustic guitar together in a University of Maryland dorm room. The duo took...
  • Southwest starts flights from Orlando to Aruba, Jamaica

    Southwest starts flights from Orlando to Aruba, Jamaica
    For the first time in its 43-year history, Southwest Airlines has added international flights, launching service this week to the Bahamas, Aruba and Jamaica. Orlando International Airport is part of the inaugural batch of flights, with Southwest flying...
  • Southwest Airlines gets ready to go international

    From its Texas beginnings 43 years ago, Southwest Airlines Co. has grown to be the largest domestic carrier in the United States. But it has never flown to an airport outside the U.S. On Tuesday, that changes. The Dallas-based carrier will launch...
  • Hubbard ends hiatus with racing victory

    Sometimes a little time off can help. Billy Hubbard recently won the Victory Lap Late Model race at Bill Sawyer's Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica. It was Hubbard's first win there in 10 years, though there is a catch. The 39-year-old from Cobbs Creek...
  • 2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners

    2014 Connecticut Music Award Winners
    As a part of the third-annual Connecticut Music Awards, we asked readers in April to vote for their favorite bands and artists from around the state. Here are the results. Thanks for voting, and congratulations to the winners. Album of the Year: James...
  • Death of woman shot by son, 2, ruled accidental

    Death of woman shot by son, 2, ruled accidental
    A woman's 2011 shooting death at the hands of her 2-year-old son was a tragic accident, Broward prosecutors have concluded. Julia Bennett, 33, was in the living room of her Miramar apartment when she was shot in the left side of her back by a 9 mm...
  • COBWRA to review stance on Ag Reserve's future

    With 200 Coalition of Boynton West Residential Association delegates in the audience, the six legislators who represent the COBWRA service area reported on the 2014 legislative session last month at Avalon Estates. Topics included the Medicaid...