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News: Jamaica

We have started to collect the most important news related to Jamaica in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Jamaica – overview

Jamaica: news

Fraser leads Jamaica 100m sweep

Sunday, August 17th 2008, 16:19

Shelly-Ann Fraser takes Olympic gold in the women's 100m, leading home an unprecedented clean sweep for Jamaica.
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Jamaican Olympian tests positive

Monday, July 28th 2008, 16:06
related countries: China China

The Jamaica Olympic Association's boss tells BBC Sport a member of its athletics team for the Beijing Games has failed a drugs test.
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Metal money

Saturday, July 19th 2008, 4:12

Thieves cash in on Jamaica's scrap metal trade
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Identity crisis

Wednesday, July 2nd 2008, 7:33
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Why Ghanaian wrestling star says he is from Jamaica
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Bolt sets new 100m world record

Sunday, June 1st 2008, 6:05
related places: New York

Jamaican Usain Bolt breaks the 100m world record with a time of 9.72 seconds in New York.
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Cricket: Windies enjoy revival

Sunday, May 25th 2008, 9:24
related countries: Australia Australia

West Indies reduce Australia to 17-4 after Shivnarine Chanderpaul hits 118 in the first Test in Jamaica.
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Live - W Indies v Australia

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 14:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Score updates from the first Test in Jamaica.
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Jamaica moves to legalise casinos

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008, 11:00

Jamaica's government backs moves to legalise casino gambling, amid stiff opposition from religious groups.
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Jamaica murder - man charged

Sunday, April 6th 2008, 22:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A handyman is charged with the murder of a 61-year-old British woman on an extended holiday in Jamaica.
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British woman killed in Jamaica

Saturday, March 22nd 2008, 16:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Jamaica are investigating the discovery of the body of a 61-year-old British woman.
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British woman killed in Jamaica

Saturday, March 22nd 2008, 10:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Jamaica are investigating the discovery of the body of a 61-year-old British woman.
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Open verdict in Woolmer inquest

Wednesday, November 28th 2007, 23:15
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

A Jamaican inquest into the death of Bob Woolmer fails to determine what killed the Pakistan cricket coach.
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Woolmer Jamaica inquest opens

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 22:09
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

The inquest into the death of Pakistan's cricket coach Bob Woolmer opens in Jamaica with testimony from a hotel maid.
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Athletics: Powell smashes record

Sunday, September 9th 2007, 15:51

Jamaican Asafa Powell breaks the world 100m record by clocking 9.74 secs at the IAAF Grand Prix in Rieti.
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Jamaica confirms opposition win

Friday, September 7th 2007, 17:59

Jamaica's electoral authorities confirm that the opposition Labour Party has won the general election.
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