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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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Major quake shakes Miami and the Caribbean, tsunami threat passes

A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the western Caribbean on Tuesday, triggering evacuations as buildings shook across the Cayman Islands, in Jamaica, and in downtown Miami, but with no initial..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Secretary of State cautions nations against taking 'easy money' from China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on a visit to Jamaica on Wednesday cautioned nations against taking "easy money" from China, warning it could be counterproductive.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Jamaica

Corbyn accuses Johnson of deportation double standards [Video]Corbyn accuses Johnson of deportation double standards

Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Boris Johnson on the deportation of convicted offenders to Jamaica who were brought to the UK as children by saying "Is it one rule for young black boys from the Caribbean..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:32Published


UK proceeds with deportation flight to Jamaica despite backlash [Video]UK proceeds with deportation flight to Jamaica despite backlash

Flight with about 20 people takes off, after legal battle and calls to halt deportations due to civil rights concerns.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:51Published

Deportees arrive in Jamaica [Video]Deportees arrive in Jamaica

A group of 17 convicted criminals deported from the UK to Jamaica have arrived in the capital, Kingston. The group were part of a list of 50 people the Government wanted to deport, who have been..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

Boris Johnson visits HS2 site in Birmingham [Video]Boris Johnson visits HS2 site in Birmingham

The Prime Minister has toured a HS2 construction site in Birmingham. Boris Johnson answered questions on the coronavirus and today's deportation flight to Jamaica, as well as emphasising his support..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:13Published

Sajid Javid: No Windrush on Jamaica flight [Video]Sajid Javid: No Windrush on Jamaica flight

Sajid Javid MP says no members of the Windrush generation were on this morning's deportation flight to Jamaica. The Chancellor of the Exchequer emphasised that the government's priority was to..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:49Published

Lashana Lynch proud to represent Jamaica in new James Bond film [Video]Lashana Lynch proud to represent Jamaica in new James Bond film

Lashana Lynch is "honoured to be able to proudly fly a big Jamaican flag" in the new James Bond movie No Time to Die.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

Lashana Lynch's Bond honour [Video]Lashana Lynch's Bond honour

Lashana Lynch has hailed her role in 'No Time to Die' as an "honour" and she is thrilled to "proudly flam our big Jamaican flag up" in the film.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:30Published

Drawing inspiration: Video marks Marley's 'Redemption Song', 40 years on [Video]Drawing inspiration: Video marks Marley's 'Redemption Song', 40 years on

Two French artists have created an intricate animation to one of legendary Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley's most celebrated recordings, highlighting the song's message of hope and emancipation.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Caribbean Hit by Giant 7.7 Earthquake in the Middle of Jamaica and Cuba [Video]Caribbean Hit by Giant 7.7 Earthquake in the Middle of Jamaica and Cuba

The huge tremor has been reported by the U.S. Geological Survey The USGS adds that parts of Jamaica experienced severe shaking.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:01Published

Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean [Video]Major quake shakes Miami, the Caribbean

A major earthquake struck south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in the Cayman Islands where it ripped open sinkholes, but did not do serious damage to people..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

7.7 Magnitude Quake Hits Florida, Caribbean Islands [Video]7.7 Magnitude Quake Hits Florida, Caribbean Islands

Reuters reports a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the western Caribbean on Tuesday. The quake triggered evacuations as buildings shook across the Cayman Islands, in Jamaica, and in downtown..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Earthquake rattles Grand Cayman residents [Video]Earthquake rattles Grand Cayman residents

Amateur video shows Cayman residents reacting to a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck in the sea south of Cuba on Tuesday, and shook Grand Cayman.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

 

Pompeo says U.S. not seeking to divide Caribbean bloc Caricom

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the United States is not seeking to divide Caribbean bloc Caricom after some governments voiced discontent that only certain countries had been..
Reuters - 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

Australian runner abandoned as a baby now face of competition for athletes with a disability

Alberto Campbell-Staines was orphaned in Jamaica when he was just three months old and suffered malnutrition as a child, leading to brain damage. After being adopted by an Australian couple, he is now..
SBS - Published

'I actually wanted more': Praise for Sam Kerr's four-goal performance in Matildas' win against Jamaica

Jamaican coach Hue Menzies has joined others praising Australian Sam Kerr's virtuoso four-goal game, saying he rates her the best player in the world.
SBS - Published

Incredible Kerr scores four to send Matildas through to World Cup last 16

The sensational Sam Kerr has become the first Australian to score a World Cup hat-trick, firing four goals in a 4-1 rout of Jamaica to send the Matildas into the knockout rounds.
SBS - Published

Sam Kerr makes history as Matildas defeat Jamaica 4-1 at Women’s World Cup

Sam Kerr has produced one of Australia's most extraordinary solo performances at a World Cup with a four-goal haul to defeat Jamaica.
SBS - Published

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