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11 superstitions (many) Jamaicans live by

Jamaicans are superstitious people who have long-held age-old traditions as fact. They believe in a number of signs –

Man arrested in Jamaica for Vermont killing to be arraigned

A man arrested in Jamaica in the 2018 killing of his girlfriend in South Burlington has been transported to Vermont and will be arraigned on Tuesday, police said.

Ex-‘Love Island’ host Caroline Flack found dead in London

LONDON (AP) — Caroline Flack, a British television presenter who hosted the controversial reality TV show “Love Island,” has died at age 40, her family said Saturday.

Gov’t to spend $339.7m on poverty reduction programme

KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Government is to spend $339.706 million on the Poverty Reduction Programme IV in the new fiscal year.

China gymnastics team pulls out of WCup due to travel ban

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Chinese gymnastics team entered into next week’s World Cup in Melbourne has withdrawn from the event due to Australian government travel restrictions put in place to limit the coronavirus outbreak, organisers said today.

JDF probing disappearance of two firearms from HQ

THE Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) yesterday confirmed that two weapons were unaccounted for at its Up Park Camp headquarters after reports of the disappearance of the firearms first surfaced on social media.