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November 8th, 2016
God is the axis of the VI

Lorna M. George

While a student at Tuskegee University in Alabama USA, one morning I was sitting at the table in the cafeteria with some young men from the other Caribbean islands having breakfast. A young Jamaican man beaming with pride declared that Jamaica is the axis of the Caribbean. Without missing a beat, I shouted back, “Jamaica may be the axis of the other Caribbean islands, but God is the axis to the [British] Virgin Islands.”

October 3rd, 2016
Deadly Hurricane Matthew barrels towards Haiti, Jamaica & Cuba

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- People in Haiti, Jamaica and Cuba have been bracing themselves for what has been predicted as one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in over a decade, Hurricane Matthew, which has been forecast to hit the Caribbean islands today.

July 20th, 2016
Jamaica crowned 2016 FLOW Nations Cup Champions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The fan favourites, Jamaica, lifted the FLOW Nations Cup on Sunday July 17, 2016 on the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds in Road Town, after a thrilling final saw them beat the Virgin Islands (VI) 2-1.

July 18th, 2016
Jamaica win CUT Games; VI place 6th overall

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 16th Biannual Caribbean Union of Teachers Track and Field Championship concluded on Saturday July 16, 2016, on the AO Shirley Recreation Grounds with Jamaica retaining their title in dramatic fashion.

June 13th, 2015
Bahamas dethrone Jamaica as CBC Women’s champs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Bahamas were crowned Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Women’s champions on Friday June 12, 2015 with a stunning 55-51 win over defending champions Jamaica at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex. The British Virgin Islands’ ladies grabbed 7th in their first outing.

April 24th, 2015
Jamaica plants first legal marijuana plant

CARIBBEAN JOURNAL

Jamaica has planted its first-ever legal marijuana plant.

April 10th, 2015
US president cautions against hopes of ganja legalisation

JAMAICA OBSERVER

United States President Barack Obama yesterday cautioned persons who have hopes of marijuana being legalised, as he explained the difference between legalisation and decriminalisation.

April 9th, 2015
I still have all of Marley's albums - Barack Obama

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AFP) - Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to set foot in Jamaica since 1982 on Wednesday -- and made some time for the late reggae legend Bob Marley.

January 22nd, 2015
Jamaica considers marijuana legalisation & production

BBC NEWS

The Jamaican cabinet has approved a bill that legalises the possession of small amounts of marijuana.

January 11th, 2015
C/bean teams hunt victory in day 2 of CONCACAF U-20 Championship

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica and Aruba search for victory as all three Caribbean teams enter day two of Group A of the CONCACAF Under-20 Football Championship today, Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the National Stadium (The Office) in Kingston, Jamaica.



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