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By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Jamaican lottery scammer, Oraine Gray receives 34 months for fraud and making death threats

United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced today the conviction and sentencing of Oraine Gray a/k/a “James Cooper”, a 23-year-old resident of Jamaica, to 34 months in federal prison after his admission More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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District Man, Orlando Bell Sentenced to 130 Months for Drug Trafficking

Orlando Bell, 37, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced today to 130 months in prison for his role in a drug trafficking organization that distributed large amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine in the Washington, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Kamala Harris’s dad on her pot-smoking comment: Our family wants to ‘dissociate ourselves from this travesty

Just when you thought Kamala Harris was a favorite to win over Democrats and seize the 2020 nomination for president, Kamala’s dad objected to his daughter’s recent remarks on smoking pot. Sen Kamala More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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Jamaican National, Keniel Thomas Sentenced to 71 Months for Lottery Fraud

Keniel Thomas, 29, a Jamaican national, was sentenced today to 71 months in prison for trying to extort money from a couple in Washington D.C., who he tried to trick into believing they won the Mega Millions lottery, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Jamaican National, Keniel Thomas pleads Guilty to Federal Charge in Lottery Fraud

Keniel Thomas, 29, a Jamaican national, pled guilty today to trying to extort money from a couple in Washington D.C., who he tried to trick into believing they won the Mega Millions lottery, announced U.S. Attorney More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Border patrol and customs arrest Akeem Rasheen Lewis, a Jamaican man smuggling cocaine in glass bottles

An arriving passenger at John F. Kennedy International Airport did not enjoy a ‘Happy Hour’ as U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized his prohibited cocktail. On September 28, Mr. Akeem Rasheen More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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8 Most Loved Hotels in Jamaica

An ideal Caribbean vacation deserves an excellent hotel to go with it. Jamaica is an island with no shortage of top hotels. In fact, some of the best options, value-wise can be found on the warm tropical island. More...

By Red Diogenes On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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‘Luke Cage’ season 2 details emerge: how Bushmaster is ‘bullet resistant,’ Misty’s new arm, ‘Heroes for Hire’ rumors

Star Mike Colter and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker are tackling the task of delivering Luke Cage season 2, following a divisive reaction to the first season, which was good in the first half and tailed off into More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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New York pro-life free speech case: witness Pearl Brady confesses to running fake Facebook page

The star witness in a federal lawsuit filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman admitted in court that she created a fake Facebook page, pretending she was a pro-life Christian, to gather information on and entrap More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Zika news: Florida cases top 100, Louisiana prepares for possible outbreak

The Florida Department of Health reported three addition imported Zika virus cases today putting the total at 102, the most in the country. Image/CDC The new cases are reported from Miami-Dade County (40), Palm More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Zika in Florida: 1st Martin County case, 6th pregnant woman

Florida health officials reported today that three additional travel associated Zika virus cases were reported, bringing the state total to 99. Martin County Florida mapImage/David Benbennick Martin County saw their More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Travel Warnings Revised by US Government as Zika Virus Falters at Higher Elevation

According to reports, the Zika travel issues have been pacified to a larger extent with the government allowing pregnant women an open pass to Mexico City. This came as a surprise to some but US Govt. explains the More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 14th, 2015
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Zika confirmed in the Caribbean

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed at least five cases of infection with the mosquito borne virus, Zika virus, in the region of the Caribbean, although they did not specify which countries More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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The Attraction Of A Destination Wedding

Some locations simply make better holiday destinations than others. We can’t help it, the world is what it is. But the preferences that most of us have for vacation destinations also apply to other major events More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Jamaica records second chikungunya case

Approximately a week after reporting their first chikungunya case, Jamaican health officials say they have confirmed the island’s second imported case of the mosquito borne virus. Currently, there has been More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Dominican Republic chikungunya case count exceeds 250,000

Despite all the efforts the Dominican Republic Health Ministry have taken to get the chikungunya outbreak in the country under control, the number of cases continue to increase, and sometimes increase greatly, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Haiti and Dominican Republic chikungunya epidemic exploding

In what was expected by many, the chikungunya epidemic plaguing the Caribbean island of Hispaniola is exploding with no end in sight. Image/CIA In Haiti, which comprises the western third of the island, the number More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Tahiti reports first imported chikungunya case

After reported cases of chikungunya in New Caledonia and a large outbreak in Tonga this year, French Polynesian health authorities are reporting the first imported case of the mosquito borne virus in Tahiti. A Radio More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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San Juan teen the first chikungunya case in Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Department of Health (Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico) has reported the first confirmed case of chikungunya virus on the Caribbean island yesterday, according to the Department’s Facebook More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Haiti chikungunya cases rise sharply

The number of cases of the newly introduced mosquito borne virus, chikungunya, as expected, is growing at a rapid rate in Haiti. The latest official tally from the Haitian Ministry of Health from May 20 says they More...


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