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  • 2018
  • While expressing his joy at the quality of the products being displayed by small entrepreneurs at Expo Jamaica 2018, Howard Mitchell, president of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), has urged them to demand more from the government. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • The recent Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) 2018 Symposium focused on obesity. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • programme
  • Recently, when I was asked to appear as a guest on TVJ's popular Smile Jamaica programme to speak about plastic surgery, I was asked a seemingly easy question by the host, Neville Bell. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • At least one member of the private sector has agreed that Jamaica would benefit from another International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme when the current one ends in 2017. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Even as a unemployment trend downwards, some Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters are not satisfied and are clamouring for Prime Minister Andrew Holness to accelerate the job creation programme. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Kingston
  • KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - A group of influential Jamaicans gathered Saturday to launch an association of supposed future marijuana cultivators as momentum builds toward loosening laws prohibiting pot on the Caribbean island. (yahoo.com)
  • Cuba
  • Jamaica is located in the Caribbean, an island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba. (globalministries.org)
  • In 1962, not long after Fidel Castro led a Communist revolution in Cuba, Jamaica earned full independence. (nytimes.com)
  • Jamaica went through a phase where it became close with Cuba, alienating America and becoming financially troubled," said Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records, which started the career of Bob Marley and many others and who now owns a collection of boutique resorts in the country, including Fleming's former home, Goldeneye. (nytimes.com)
  • Ginger
  • Bottles of "Jamaica ginger," also called "Jake. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jamaica ginger extract, known in the United States by the slang name "Jake," was a late 19th-century patent medicine that provided a convenient way to bypass Prohibition laws, since it contained between 70% and 80% ethanol by weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Sara Gruen's 2006 novel Water for Elephants jake paralysis afflicts one character, Camel, after drinking contaminated Jamaica Ginger. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the novel Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet the main character purchases Jamaica Ginger in order to gain access to a jazz club when he was a minor. (wikipedia.org)
  • After returning from death's door, which he attributes to taking formulation from extracts of the McGhie Jamaica Cinnamon Ginger (JCG), Edward Lawson is anxiously awaiting the availability of intravenous application of the formulation with the hope. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Country
  • Jamaica is the third most populous Anglophone country in the Americas, after the United States and Canada. (globalministries.org)
  • Given its economic reliance on tourism, the Government of Jamaica remains highly committed to combating trafficking, curtailing smuggling operations (many of which affect third-country nationals) and addressing issues related to the free movement of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nationals, particularly in terms of employment and health services. (iom.int)
  • The former executive marketing manager for Caymanas Track Limited, Millicent Lynch, is the new country manager for Intralot Jamaica Limited. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • restrictions
  • But as the pot legalization movement gains unprecedented traction across the globe, most notably in the South American nation of Uruguay and the U.S. states of Colorado and Washington, there's a growing push to lift restrictions in Jamaica to give the island's long struggling economy a big boost. (yahoo.com)
  • capital
  • Recent studies have also shown that, despite the inflow of foreign capital and the presence of relatives, "barrel children" in Jamaica are having a harder time coping without their parents, and often have suicidal thoughts. (iom.int)
  • By aligning itself with Cuba's socialist model, Jamaica saw a flight of needed capital, business interests and tourists. (nytimes.com)
  • Close
  • Recognising the need to close the gap of access to services between rural and urban areas, the Jamaica Cancer Society is exhausting every avenue to make sure all sections of the island are catered to.Speaking with The Sunday Gleaner during the. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Guests at our Jamaica hotel enjoy being close to campuses including St. Johns University and Queens College, and we cater to a number of visitors to York College as well as NYC tourists. (bestwestern.co.uk)
  • Reserve your room at Best Western Jamaica Inn, close to the heart of NYC, right now! (bestwestern.co.uk)
  • York
  • 73.795917 South Jamaica Houses is a housing project in South Jamaica, Queens, New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • On August 16, 1939, New York City Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia announced plans to allocate $20 million towards five planned public housing projects, including the South Jamaica Houses, and the two-part Vladeck Houses in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. (wikipedia.org)
  • The closest high school to the South Jamaica Houses is the Queens High School for the Sciences, a specialized high school, located on the York College campus. (wikipedia.org)
  • New commercial jet routes, first from Miami then direct from New York and London, made it easier for these pioneering tourists to reach Jamaica. (nytimes.com)
  • executive director
  • In February, the University of Technology, Jamaica hosted a digital switchover information session where the executive director of the Broadcasting Commission, Cordel Green, stated that, "The global march of digitisation has made the transition to. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • Grace Silvera, new executive director of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) is utilising her communications and marketing skills to strengthen the cultural products of the JCDC and making it more fiscally independent. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • high
  • Jamaica became a very in place, beginning with Round Hill," he said, referring to the high-end resort on the North Coast that has been the standard-bearer since 1953. (nytimes.com)
  • local
  • At least one local drone operator says the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority's (JCAA) guidelines for the use of drones are too restrictive and will eventually hamper the use of the devices. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • last
  • Inter-American Year of Women was officially launched in Jamaica at the Jamaica Conference Centre last Monday, during International Women's Day (IWD) celebrations. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • place
  • Youth, Sports and Culture Minister Olivia Grange will today officially launch 2010 as the Inter-American Year of Women in Jamaica.The ceremony will take place today at the Jamaica Conference Centre, beginning at 10 a.m.2010 was declared the. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • south
  • South Jamaica I is the original section of the complex opened in 1940. (wikipedia.org)
  • South Jamaica II lies between 109th Avenue and Brinkerhoff Avenue, occupying 13.3 acres (5.4 ha). (wikipedia.org)
  • Prior to the construction of the project, South Jamaica was considered a slum and severely overcrowded. (wikipedia.org)
  • On January 6, 1951, the Housing Authority announced plans to condemn additional slum land to build South Jamaica II Houses, extending the complex south to Brinkerhoff Avenue. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • If staying in a villa or small establishment, ask if they have met Jamaica Tourist Board certification standards for safety and security. (state.gov)
  • free
  • Jamaica flexed its independence muscles with needed reforms like free education, broke down long-held class barriers and rediscovered its own identity through home-grown traditions like Rastafarianism and reggae. (nytimes.com)
  • Whether youre here for an event at Citi Field, Jamaica and Queens General Hospitals, or to attend a lecture at one of the universities, the seemingly little things like free parking and friendly service can make all the difference. (bestwestern.co.uk)
  • Avenue
  • Located at 159th Street and 108th Avenue on the east side of the development is the Jamaica Day Nursery. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Jamaica Day Nursery, formerly located on 107th Avenue and 159th Street, was moved into a new headquarters within the complex on September 9. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) says operators of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or drones have been responsive since it issued guidelines governing the safe use of the units in public areas. (jamaica-gleaner.com)
  • The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) is promising a more reliable power supply with an improved grid in which it has invested US$116 million this year. (jamaica-gleaner.com)