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Jamaica: Island country in the Caribbean Sea
Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea. Spanning 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area, it is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean. Jamaica lies about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola ; the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands lies some 215 kilometres (134 mi) to the north-west.

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Black Women Now Hold Crowns in 5 Major Beauty Pageants

Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica won the Miss World pageant on Saturday. Black women also hold the 2019 crowns of Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss USA and Miss Universe.
NYTimes.com - Published

Jamaican wins Miss World title, says will work for sustainable change

Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday and said she wanted to use her title to work for "sustainable change" for women and their children.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Jamaica

Miss World 2019 says beauty pageants still have value [Video]Miss World 2019 says beauty pageants still have value

The latest winner of the Miss World, Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh, says she wants to use her award to work for sustainable change for women.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:58Published


Miss World 2019 winner on sustainable change - and eating cake [Video]Miss World 2019 winner on sustainable change - and eating cake

Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 on Saturday (December 14) and said she wanted to use her title to work for "sustainable change" for women and their children. Asked about the

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:30Published

Miss Jamaica is crowned 'Miss World 2019' [Video]Miss Jamaica is crowned 'Miss World 2019'

PLEASE NOTE: RESENDING WITH ON-SCREEN COURTESY Miss Jamaica was crowned 'Miss World 2019' on Saturday (December 14). 23 year-old graduate of Florida State University Toni-Ann Singh, who sang a version

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

With 'No Time to Die,' Daniel Craig's license as James Bond expires [Video]With 'No Time to Die,' Daniel Craig's license as James Bond expires

In the latest James Bond movie, "No Time to Die," Daniel Craig dons the famed tuxedo of the iconic British secret agent 007 for his fifth and final time. The actor, cast and crew of the highly

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Full trailer for new Bond film 'No Time to Die' is released [Video]Full trailer for new Bond film 'No Time to Die' is released

The first full trailer for the upcoming James Bond film "No Time to Die" was released on Wednesday (4 December). The 25th Bond film sees Daniel Craig reprise his role of secret agent 007 for the fifth

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

 

AP series: Jamaica corals come back from the brink

A dedicated band of Jamaicans are rescuing coral reefs, showing nature can heal. Introducing “What Can Be Saved?,” a new weekly AP series spotlighting heroic efforts to restore a world threatened..
USATODAY.com - Published

He was jailed 82 days for carrying honey in an airport – not meth

The Maryland man was simply trying to bring back honey from his favorite roadside stand in Jamaica, but a drug-sniffing dog alerted to his bag.  
USATODAY.com - Published

State Department stops publishing data on crimes against Americans in Jamaica – but why?

For the first time in seven years, the State Department has stopped publishing crime stats involving U.S. tourists in Jamaica. But it won't say why.
USATODAY.com - Published

New York businesswoman and Jamaican immigrant Scherie Murray launches campaign to unseat Ocasio-Cortez

"There’s a crisis in Queens and it’s called AOC," said Scherie Murray, a Republican businesswoman who is challenging Ocasio-Cortez in 2020.
USATODAY.com - Published

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison

A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Woman Required to Cover Up on American Airlines Flight Says Race Was a Factor

Dr. Tisha Rowe was about to fly from Jamaica to Miami when a flight attendant briefly removed her from the plane because of her romper, she said.
NYTimes.com - Published

Pulisic leads US to 3-1 Gold Cup semifinal win over Jamaica

Pulisic scores twice in second half as US beats Jamaica 3-1 in Gold Cup semifinal
USATODAY.com - Published

US defeats Jamaica to reach Gold Cup final against old foe Mexico

Christian Pulisic scored twice in the second half to help the U.S. defeat Jamaica 3-1 and set up a Gold Cup final against rival Mexico.
USATODAY.com - Published

Democrats defend Kamala Harris after "racist" tweet

The Democratic presidential candidates are in a highly-competitive race -- but many of them are defending Sen. Kamala Harris after Donald Trump Jr. Retweeted a conservative commentator who said that..
CBS News - Published

Donald Trump Jr. Shares, Then Deletes, a Tweet Questioning Kamala Harris’s Race

But the original tweet that questioned the racial background of a presidential candidate of Indian and Jamaican descent had already gone far and wide.
NYTimes.com - Published

How Bob Marley's daughter got Jamaica to the Women's World Cup

Just a few years ago the island nation didn't even have a women's soccer team — then the daughter of the country's most famous musician stepped in
CBS News - Published

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Updates: Brazil dominates Jamaica

Sunday featured three games from Group C and Group D in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
CBS News - Published

Bob Marley's daughter saves Jamaican women’s soccer team on World Cup path

Cedella Marley, the daughter of legend Bob Marley, played a key role in resurrecting the Jamaican women's soccer team and its quest to the World Cup.
USATODAY.com - Published

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