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KINGSTON — Jamaica should repeal its colonial-era gay sex ban, the top rights body of the Americas said this week, in a symbolic landmark ruling on LGBT+ rights in the Caribbean. Two Jamaicans who initiated the case in 2011 — after they were attacked by homophobic gangs and sought asylum

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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is running low on ganja. Heavy rains followed by an extended drought, an increase in local consumption and a drop in the number of marijuana farmers have caused a shortage in the island’s famed but largely illegal market that experts say is the worst they’ve

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FORT LAUDERDALE — A Jamaican immigrant who authorities described as a beer bandit for his role in seven thefts of booze at Florida stores has been arrested. Damian St. Aubyn Fuller, 43, of Kingston, Jamaica was arrested Wednesday after deputies spotted him carrying cases of beer outside a Tamarac, Florida

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LOS ANGELES — The video couldn’t have been simpler: A woman in her apartment, lip-syncing audio of President Donald Trump as he expounded on possible coronavirus treatments. “We hit the body with a tremendous – whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light,” Trump said at the time. “I see

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KINGSTOWN — Several top Jamaican singers are throwing their support this Easter Sunday for a COVID-19 virtual telethon for Jamaica. Being presented under the theme: “Jamaica, Together We Stand,” named after the title track of singer Richie Spice’s upcoming album, the goal is to raise $10.5 million to aid the country’s

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KINGSTON — The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC), Inc., an inclusive organization dedicated to eliminating disparities in cardiovascular diseases, and the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) met in Jamaica recently. At least 150 registered attendees were on hand as the premier center of excellence for cardiovascular care in the English-speaking Caribbean concluded

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BVI’S NAKED CRIMINALITY: The U.S. Department of State has singled out the British Virgin Islands as a major player in drug/illicit money laundering on a world-wide scale. WASHINGTON – The United States named several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as major illicit drug producing and  major drug-transit countries with some regional

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Shereesha Richards trots to center court as she and her University at Albany teammates prepare for the start of a league home game against New Hampshire. Seconds after winning the opening tip, the 6-foot-1 Richards curls in along the baseline, corrals a pass and banks in a shot

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                     A crab’s eye necklace. SAN JUAN — A two-year-old girl is recovering from what her mother calls a severe poisoning incident during a Caribbean cruise. Samantha Gandy said she woke up early Wednesday to find her daughter Audrey drooling and burning

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KINGSTON – Three people were injured and one person killed when a tour bus cruise ship passengers were on was involved in a four-vehicle collision near Falmouth on Thursday. Some 21 passengers were headed to the Dunns River Falls attraction “when the Toyota Coaster tour bus they were traveling in

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