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Jamaica

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Top Jamaica Articles

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  • Trip to Jamaica was no vacation

    Bridget Tippett, a hygienist with Leiken & Baylin Dental Care on Frederick Road, and her daughters, Sophie, and Ruby, spent 10 days in Kingston, Jamaica, cleaningteeth, providing fluoride treatments and caring for those who need it in that impoverished...
  • Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Latoya Sharie Epps, 26, who has addresses in the 500 block of Plaza Court and the 300 block of Mayberry Drive, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which she...
  • Tamarac man's motorcycle returned in pieces after chop shop arrest

    Tamarac man's motorcycle returned in pieces after chop shop arrest
    A Lauderhill man, seen stuffing dismantled motorcycles into 55-gallon drums, is accused of running a chop shop in Tamarac, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Omar Gayle, 36, was arrested Wednesday after investigators saw him on March 18 trying to load...
  • CAS blasts Jamaica over sloppy anti-doping procedures

    (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials on Tuesday for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown that led to a successful appeal of the three-time Olympic gold medallist's two...
  • Coast Guard unloads 127 bales of seized cocaine

    MIAMI Wearing protective gloves and masks, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare carried 127 bales of cocaine with a street value of about $350 million off the ship and into a waiting trailer Tuesday. The 80-pound bricks, which were seized in two...
  • High jumper Robinson latest Jamaican hit with ban

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Jamaican high jumper Damar Robinson has been handed a one-year ban for doping in the latest blow to the country's athletics programme. The sanction was handed down by the chairman of the Jamaica Anti-doping Disciplinary...
  • Jamaica's Asafa Powell gets 18-month ban

    Jamaica's Asafa Powell gets 18-month ban
    KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Former world 100-meter record-holder Asafa Powell was banned for 18 months by a Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel Thursday after he tested positive for a banned substance last year. The Jamaican sprinter, 31, tested positive...
  • ATLETISMO-Tribunal Jamaica suspende 18 meses a Asafa Powell por dopaje

    Por Kayon Raynor KINGSTON (Reuters) - Un tribunal antidopaje de Jamaica suspendió el jueves por 18 meses al atleta Asafa Powell, ex plusmarquista mundial de los 100 metros planos, tras dar positivo por una sustancia prohibida el año pasado. El...
  • Girl, 6, witnessed mother's slaying in Pembroke Pines, warrant says

    Girl, 6, witnessed mother's slaying in Pembroke Pines, warrant says
    Friends and relatives of Anuska Monique Dillon said they did not see the violence coming. But on the night Dillon was gunned down, her 6-year-old daughter saw it all. "Clif shot my mommy," the terrified girl told a neighbor, identifying her mother's...
  • Endemol Pacts with David Thompson's Origin Pictures

    LONDON -- Endemol has inked an exclusive first-look development and distribution pact with drama producer Origin Pictures, which is led by former BBC Films topper David Thompson. The three-year deal will see Endemol provide development funding in...
  • Caribbean countries consider loosening marijuana laws

    DARK VIEW FALLS, St. Vincent Deep-green marijuana plants grow along roadsides, in front yards and on plantations hidden in the mountainous interior of this lush island and the spliff bar is just a stone's throw from the police station. Inside the...
  • Smell of smoke sends Fort Lauderdale-bound flight back to Jamaica

    Smell of smoke sends Fort Lauderdale-bound flight back to Jamaica
    A JetBlue flight from Jamaica to Fort Lauderdale returned to Norman Manley International Airport Monday night following a report of smoke odor aboard the aircraft, the airline reported on its blog. JetBlue flight 876 had been bound for Fort Lauderdale-...