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The 2023 Atlantic hurricane season is under way – Here’s what to know
MIAMI (AP): It’s time for residents along the southeastern US coastlines to make sure their storm plans are in place as the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season got under way last Thursday. Forecasters are predicting a “near-normal” season, but Mike... - 2023-06-05 01:01:45
Inadequate hurricane drills worry St James’ disaster coordinator
Tamoy Sinclair, parish coordinator of disaster preparedness at the St James Municipal Corporation (St JMC), has expressed concerns that too few businesses are engaging employees in responses to hurricane circumstances. Sinclair highlighted this... - 2023-06-03 00:58:27
PM urges Jamaicans to take precautions as hurricane season begins
With the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season now under way, Prime Minister Andrew Holness is urging Jamaicans to take the necessary precautions to protect life and property. He said that persons should listen for and adhere to warnings issued by... - 2023-06-02 14:47:37
Tropical depression forms in Gulf of Mexico on first day of hurricane season
MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, which is the official first day of the Atlantic hurricane season. National Hurricane Center forecasters said in a 5 p.m. advisory that the storm had sustained... - 2023-06-01 19:08:57

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FORMER MINISTER of National Security Peter Bunting says his confidence in the Integrity Commission has been restored after the anti-corruption body exonerated him in an addendum to a special report, which first accused him of acting improperly in... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Children removed from religious compound in MoBay
Twenty-three children were yesterday removed from the Qahal Yahweh religious compound in Paradise, Montego Bay, St James, by several state agencies including the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA) and the police. The CPFSA said...

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Eight-year-old abducted in Portmore, throat slashed
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Three ways the Caribbean can strengthen financing for private companies
by Therese Turner-Jones Growing up in The Bahamas, I remember my grandmother's asue. There weren't any banks where she lived on the island of Inagua, and even if there had been, it wasn't customary for women to frequent them. To adapt, women (and sometimes men) formed their own informal savings groups, known as asues. As her […]

Learning about Jamaica's Forests by Hiking the Blue Mountains
by Anaitée Mills Panoramic view of the Blue & John Crow Mountains, Jamaica. Xaymaca is the Taino name for Jamaica which translates into "land of wood and water" but how much wood and how much water does Jamaica have today? The Forestry Department figured out a way to teach enthusiastic hikers about the state of […]

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Jamaican Smith captures NCAA Outdoor long jump title
Jamaican athletes made it two from two in the long jump at the NCAA Division One Outdoor Championships as Ackelia Smith was victorious in the women's event tonight, following Carey McLeod's victory in the men's event on Wednesday. Smith, the...
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