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Pioneering women sledders urge more J'cans to take up winter sport

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AFP) — Thirty years after the Jamaican men's bobsleigh team took the world by storm at the 1988 Calgary Olympics, it was the turn of a hardy trio of women from the tiny Caribbean island to launch themselves down an icy chute at breakneck speeds at the Pyeonchang Games.
  • Published in Sports

JAMAICA | PJ urges a JA priority agenda in discussion with Tillerson

KINGSTON, February 1, 2018 - Former Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has intimated that with the visit to the island of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson  to promote the US agenda in Latin America next Thursday, Prime Minister Andrew Holness should place on the table for discussion, Jamaica’s  priority issues regarding Jamaica-US relations.

JAMAICA | State of Emergency Extended in St. James until May 2

KINGSTON, Jan 31, 2018 -  The Opposition Peoples National Party  yesterday agreed to support the government's initiation to extend the state of public emergency established 14 days ago in St. James, for another three months, due to the violence prevailing in the streets of that parish located in the west of the country.

CARIBBEAN | Jamaica says UNTWO conference beneficial to Caribbean

NEW YORK, Jun 7, CMC – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says an international tourism conference to be held in Jamaica later this year provides the region with an opportunity to find solutions on how it can best leverage the sector for its socio-economic development.
  • Published in Tourism
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