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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
St Elizabeth ready for hurricane season
St Elizabeth is ready with comprehensive plans and emergency response systems to protect life and property during the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which starts on June 1. In fact, the Humanitarian Sub-Committee, which falls under the parish'... - 2023-06-01 18:21:14
McKenzie urges JPS to clear trees from power lines amid approaching hurricane season
The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is being urged to clear encroaching trees and vegetation from power lines as Jamaica begins its preparation for the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which starts on June 1. “We are going to be writing to the... - 2023-05-26 14:07:26
Unusual battle of climatic titans will determine how busy Atlantic hurricane season will be
AP – Two clashing climatic behemoths, one natural and one with human fingerprints, will square off this summer to determine how quiet or chaotic the Atlantic hurricane season will be. An El Nino is brewing and the natural weather event... - 2023-05-25 18:11:52

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Reacting to rumours and growing suspicion among segments of the society, Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday said it was "stupidness" that some Jamaicans and others have recently been criticising the Government over its establishment of new... Read more in the Jamaica Gleaner»

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Double murder in Roehampton, St James
The police in St James have launched an investigation into the shooting death of two men in Roehampton, St James on Wednesday night. They have been identified as 20-year-old Doman, and 23-year-old Linston Anderson, both of Roehampton...

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No retention strategy likely to stem police exodus, says Anderson
By Clinton McGregor Police Commissioner Major General Antony Anderson says the High...

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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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