jamaica jamaica  /dʒə ˈmeɪ kə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a country on the island of Jamaica; became independent of England in 1962; much poverty; the major industry is tourism
  2. (n) an island in the West Indies to the south of Cuba and to the west of Haiti

News

  1. Jamaica Eyes Expatriates as Source of Investment

    Jamaica eyes its expatriates as investment source in efforts to kick start economic growth        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Sunny Jamaica cast into shadow after new drugs bust

    By Alison Wildey LONDON (Reuters) - Jamaica, sunlit home of the world's finest sprinters, was cast into shadow on Tuesday after confirmation that the Caribbean island's most successful female sprinter has failed a drugs test. Twice Olympic 200 meters champion Veronica Campbell-Brown, the first Jamaican to win a global 100 meters title, was provisionally suspended by the national federation after ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Athletics-Sunny Jamaica cast into shadow after new drugs bust

    By Alison Wildey LONDON, June 18 (Reuters) - Jamaica, sunlit home of the world's finest sprinters, was cast into shadow on Tuesday after confirmation that the Caribbean island's most successful female sprinter has failed a drugs test. Twice Olympic 200 metres champion Veronica Campbell-Brown, the first Jamaican to win a global 100 metres title, was provisionally suspended by the national ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. Faulks stated, "My novel is meant to stand in the line of Fleming's own books, where the story is everything. In his house in Jamaica, Ian Fleming used to write a thousand words in the morning, then go snorkeling, have a cocktail, lunch on the...
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Sebastian Faulks Source: MovieWeb

  2. "Our people from the anti-corruption and security unit will cooperate with the Jamaica police, they're working with them already," Speed told Britain's Sky TV. "If there is a link we want to know about it and we will deal with it."
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Malcolm Speed Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "The group will definitely happen. It's just the closest she can come to the States is Jamaica," said Questlove.
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: ?uestlove Source: Hindustan Times

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