- Jamaica scientist launches medical marijuana firm Updated: Dec-04-13 7:07 pm
- Reggae singer Junior Murvin dies in Jamaica Updated: Dec-02-13 4:22 pm
- Correction: Jamaica-Warheads Seized story Updated: Dec-01-13 7:28 pm
- 4 Jamaican police charged with killing pastor Updated: Nov-27-13 6:16 pm
- Jamaica anti-doping board resigns after audit Updated: Nov-22-13 9:09 pm
- Jamaica opposition roiled after leadership fight Updated: Nov-12-13 5:36 pm
- Jamaica opposition leader fends off challenge Updated: Nov-10-13 6:55 pm
- Jamaica students learn life lessons from dominoes Updated: Nov-07-13 12:12 am
- Press groups applaud overhaul of Jamaica libel law Updated: Nov-06-13 8:31 pm
KINGSTON, Jamaica - A prominent Jamaican scientist and entrepreneur is launching a company that aims to capitalize on medical marijuana, a growing global industry that he asserted Wednesday could be a boon for the island's chronically limping economy.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Reggae singer Junior Murvin, best known for the hit song "Police and Thieves," has died in Jamaica.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - In a Nov. 29 story about the seizure of ammunition in Jamaica, The Associated Press reported erroneously that authorities had seized 3,300 missile warheads. Jamaica's government says the materials that police referred to as "warheads" are used to make bullets for handguns.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Four police officers in Jamaica have been charged with fatally shooting of pastor Trevor Edwards while he was traveling in a taxi in the capital of Kingston in 2010.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - All 12 members of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission have resigned amid questions about drug testing on an island that has produced some of the world's top track stars.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The deputy leader of Jamaica's main opposition party is declining an appointment to rejoin the faction's shadow Cabinet after losing his attempt to unseat the party's top leader.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - The leader of Jamaica's main opposition party fended off a leadership challenge Sunday from a top deputy who waged an aggressive two-month campaign.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Students from some of the toughest neighborhoods in Jamaica's capital hunched over school desks, clacking wooden dominoes, pausing to ponder their next move and razzing opponents with good-natured taunts.
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica's press association and an international media group on Wednesday applauded an overhaul of the Caribbean country's libel and slander law, which had been based on a 17th century law from Britain and had long been criticized as an outdated colonial holdover.