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Jamaicans react to Kamala Harris’ exit from presidential race

(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaican expatriates have generally reacted with dismay to Democratic candidate Senator Kamala Harris’ decision to pull the plug on her presidential election race, but some believe that the pragmatism of money in politics and her failure to energise black voters ultimately cost her the campaign.

Digicel evaluating refinancing options

(Jamaica Observer) Regional telecommunications giant, Digicel is currently evaluating its refinancing options over part of its debt pile, which currently stands at around US$7 billion (€6.35bn).

The four Haitian fishermen, who were rescued off the the coast of St Margaret's Bay in Portland yesterday, are seen here after being rehydrated. (Photo: Everard Owen)

French-speaking Jamaican jeweller saves the day

(Jamaica Observer) When four Haitian men — supposedly stranded at sea for just over two weeks — were yesterday rescued by Jamaican fishermen in Portland, it took the French-speaking skills of one civilian, who happened to be on the spot, for the police to be able to decipher what the men were saying.

Joeith Lynch

Jamaica: Beheaded girl wanted to study medicine

(Jamaica Observer) Eighteen-year-old Joeith Lynch was dead by the time the letter from the Students’ Loan Bureau informing her that she had been successful in securing funds to begin her studies as a medical student at The University of the West Indies, Mona made its way into her family’s hands.

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