Jamaica ObserverOne of Jamaica's greatest nights reduced to bigotryJamaica ObserverOn the night of August 16, 2016, I went to my sister's house to pick up my four-year-old daughter and saw history for Jamaica being made. Twenty-two-year-old Omar McLeod — and Jamaica — won Olympic gold for the first time in the 110m hurdles.
Child marriage in the Caribbean: My Nani's storyWorld Bank Group (blog)... age of marriage—which every country in the Caribbean still allows. Some countries in the region have made progress, however, for example: the Bahamas, Belize, Haiti, and Jamaica have both legally prohibited child marriage and established penalties.
Caribbean360.com (subscription)The U.N. Is Commemorating Haiti's Role in Ending the Slave Trade ...TIMEThe U.N. marks its annual International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition on August 23—a fitting choice.Remembering Haiti's Slave RebellionCaribbean360.com (subscription)Jamaica reflects on the slave trade, its abolitionJamaica Observerall 19 news articles&nbs
Jamaica face T&T in Under-11 girls final at Caribbean Pre-Cadet Table Tennis ChampionshipsJamaica GleanerTrinidad and Tobago (T&T) took honours on the opening day of the Caribbean Pre-Cadet Table Tennis Championship, when they won the Under-13 Girls' title at the National Indoor Sports Centre yesterday. The T&T team defeated Guyana 3-1 and then ...and more »
Jamaica ObserverCaribbean Maritime Institute expands programme optionsJamaica ObserverKINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) will be expanding its curricula and programme options with its engineering department, to be launched soon. The $500-million facility, to be named FESTO Didactic Centre, will offer ...and more »
Jamaica ObserverCurtain comes down on Jamaica House - Entertainment ...Jamaica ObserverCOMBINING his songs with a few of his father's classics, Ky-Mani Marley brought the curtains down with a crowd-pleasing performance at Jamaica House in Rio ...Discover reggae's roots on a journey to Kingston, Jamaica | Calgary ...Calgary Heraldall 4 news articles »
Meet Toni-Ann Williams: The First Ever Female Gymnast to Represent Jamaica in the OlympicsABC NewsBack in April, Williams, 20, qualified for the Olympics and became the first ever female gymnast to head to the Olympic Games, representing Jamaica. One day after the Olympic Games came to a close, Williams chatted with ABC News. Here are five things ...and more »
LSUSports.netDunkley Wins Olympic Silver With Jamaica - LSUsports.net - The ...LSUSports.netRIO DE JANEIRO – After making his Olympics debut by running in the men's 400-meter prelims one week ago, LSU senior Fitzroy Dunkley added the title of ...and more »
Chicago TribuneJamaica's runaway relay win gives Usain Bolt his 9th gold; U.S. disqualifiedChicago TribuneHe turned a close 4x100 relay race against Japan and the United States into a never-a-doubt runway, helping Jamaica cross the line in 37.27. Japan won the silver medal, finishing .33 seconds behind. The U.S. finished the race third but endured yet ...Olympics|Rio Today: Olympic Official Ja
USA TODAYJamaica pokes fun at USA's 4x100 relay failuresUSA TODAYRIO DE JANEIRO — Given the way they celebrated, there aren't many things that the Jamaican men's 4x100-meter relay enjoyed more than winning Olympic gold. If there had to be an icing on the cake though, it came in the form of the USA being ...WE RUN RIO - Jamaica equals Olympics record gold medal haulJamaica GleanerJama