Jamaica

By IndepthAfrica
In Lifestyle
Aug 26th, 2013
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They are called ‘bumsters’ in Gambia, ‘Rastitutes’ or ‘beach boys’ in the Caribbean and ‘sanky pankies’ in the Dominican Republic. These are the men who, in increasing numbers, are providing sex in return for money or goods to women who want a holiday ‘romance’. The men are invariably from impoverish...
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Aug 17th, 2013
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  Okagabare Blessing Okagbare bounced back from her women’s 100 metres disappointment to win bronze in the women’s 200m event on Friday, making it two medals for Nigeria at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow. She had won silver in the women’s long jump on Sunday with her 6.99m leap, ending N...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2013
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Black Africans have gone through unimaginable ‘perscusions’ from generation to generation since time immemorial, but the worst of some of these heinous crimes of ‘man inhumanity to man’ against us was the Arabs and Europeans Slave Trade, of the last 500 years, (in which more t...
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In Nigeria
Feb 14th, 2013
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The February edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking is dominated by the CAF Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa. By claiming their third title, Nigeria (30th, up 22) have not only ended a 19-year drought since they last won the tournament, but have also climbed 22 places to 30th – their best r...
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Jan 16th, 2013
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by Thomas C. Mountain “Soon come” as Jamaica’s Rastafarians say. In this case it applies to the end of the Ethiopian regime which is now in its terminal stage, in intensive care on life support and being kept alive only by an intravenous infusion of over $20 million a day in western “aid”. While the ...
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In Djibouti
Dec 25th, 2012
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Day four of our virtual sleigh ride around the world to discover some of the strangest Christmas songs – and we’re in Jamaica. Jamaicans celebrate a family Christmas, although they take decorations more seriously than most and have been known to paint entire houses. Similarly, Christmas cuisine...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 28th, 2012
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Network for Pan-Afrikan Solidarity Today we gather to commemorate the 50th anniversaries of Jamaica’s and Trinidad and Tobago’s independence. In our commemorations of the work of countless revolutionary ancestors whose active resistance to the British colonial regime led to national indep...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 11th, 2012
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JAMAICA House was last night yet to comment formally on unflattering comments attributed to President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe about Jamaican culture at a recent regional three-day Expo in Harare, Zimbabwe, which is causing a firestorm in diplomatic circles. On Sunday, Minister of Foreign Affairs an...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Sep 10th, 2012
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Zimbabwe’s president reportedly labels J’can men as drunkards always high on the weed A media entity in Zimbabwe has reported that the country’s president, Robert Mugabe, has taken an unprovoked swipe at Jamaica and, in particular, Jamaican men. In an online article posted last Frid...
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In Canada
Aug 12th, 2012
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A single misplaced step cost Canada a bronze medal in one of the marquee events at the London Olympics. The Canadian team was disqualified from the final of the men’s 4×100-metre relay Saturday after thirdleg runner, Jared Connaughton of New Haven, P.E.I., stepped on the line. The scoreboa...