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NYPD Chopper Forced to Make Emergency Landing

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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After being rushed to the emergency room in an urgent and colorful motorcade in Sunset Park, NYPD officers were brought in one-by-one at Lutheran Medi...

Murray stays the course at US Open

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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British fourth seed advances after beating Jamaica's Dustin Brown with 7-5, 6-3, 6-0 win....

Fresh curfews amid Jamaica unrest

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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At least 10 people killed in gang violence shortly after state of emergency lifted....

THE VINES (#02-2010).

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Many folks complain that I don't write enough about the happenings (and political gossip) in Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and the Bronx: they are ...

Weighing in on the question of Puerto Rico’s relationship with the USA

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Look, I wasn't born on the island of Puerto Rico, or on one of those little islands situated nearby (like Vieques for example); so one can say I have ...

Film on Haiti's Restaveks to Play at Human Rights Film Festival

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Video on Haiti's Child Indentured Servants to Play at Human Rights Film Festival

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American Airlines flight overshoots runway in Jamaica; 40 hurt

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An American Airlines flight from Miami with more than 150 aboard overshot a runway and skidded to the edge of the Caribbean Sea, injuring more than 40...

Albo Ousted From NYT: Critical Shopper Mike Albo has lost...

Racked | Racked | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Critical Shopper Mike Albo has lost his gig at the New York Times following a mini scandal involving a press junket to Jamaica. Albo was among a gro...

Protecting our gay Jamaican sources and their confessions

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The signature story "Violence and venom force gay Jamaicans to hide reports on the dark side of Jamaica’s anti-gay violence and attitudes a...

Sheree Whitfield on 'Housewives' Castmates and Plans for Season Three

Essence | Essence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Hundreds turn out to protest plans to close Jamaica High School

Gotham Schools | GothamSchools | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Hundreds of Queens residents filled the school's auditorium. Many had graduated from Jamaica or could name family members who had. An event b...

A Deadly Cycle of Stigma and Discrimination

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Nathalie Applewhite, Pulitzer Center Stigma and discrimination prevent people around the world from accessing the HIV prevention, care and treatment ...

Probe begins into Jamaica jet crash

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Investigators say bad weather may have contributed to jet crash during landing....

The Death of a Hospital

NYCity News Service | NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the past few weeks, hope that a health care provider would save Jamaica's 108-year-old Mary Immaculate Hospital seemed to fade with each IV pole, ...

Worldfocus Radio: LGBT politics and gay asylum

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Greek gay rights parade. Photo: Megan Thompson From human rights abuses to political progress, the gay rights movement is at different stag...

Thrillist Jet Mystery: Party in Jamaica!

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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MoshPix: It was a 3-day throwdown on the isle of Jamaica, replete with dune buggying, nearly-submerged horse-rides-on-the-beach, extreme zip-lining, e...

Jamaica: Seven Facts

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Micah Fink, for the Pulitzer CenterNumbers, statistics and dates are notoriously difficult elements in any television script. Most people find it hard...

Dancehall artist sings of poverty plaguing Jamaica's ghettos

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Correspondent Lisa Biagiotti reported on HIV, AIDS and homophobia in Jamaica for The Glass Closet, a multimedia project produced by the Pulitzer Cente...

Jamaica: Reflections on homophobia

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Micah Fink, for the Pulitzer CenterJamaica, to me, is a land of deep contradictions. On one hand, it's a lovely, lush tropical country, blessed with s...

LiveHopeLove.com wins an Emmy!

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Pulitzer Center's multimedia website on the human face of HIV/AIDS in Jamaica has won an Emmy for new approaches to news and documentary programming, ...

"Jamaica's gays worship in the closet," by Micah Fink, Global Post

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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It takes just 15 minutes to set up an underground church. ...

Pulitzer Center's LiveHopeLove.com wins an Emmy!

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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LiveHopeLove.com, a multimedia website on the human face of HIV/AIDS in Jamaica, has won an Emmy for new approaches to news and documen...

Gay men in Jamaica must lead two separate lives

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A gay Jamaican shares his story, but conceals his identity for fear of attacks. Photo: Lisa Biagiotti Lisa Biagiotti is reporting on HIV/AIDS...

Generations meet in Jamaica's Chinese cemetery

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Lignum Vitae tree — Jamaica’s national tree — shades the grave of Albert Hosang in the Chinese cemetery in Kingston, Jamaic...