13 people shot in Jamaican capital Kingston, 2 killed: Police

Kingston: Unidentified gunmen in Jamaica have shot 13 people, killing a 12-year-old boy and an adult.

Actress Patrice Wymore, widow of Errol Flynn, dies at age 87

Actress Patrice Wymore, the wife of late actor Errol Flynn, died after suffering from pulmonary disease, a family spokesman said on Monday. She was 87.

33 Haitian migrants detained in Jamaica: Police

Jamaican police say that 33 illegal migrants from Haiti have been intercepted off the island`s northeast coast.

Jamaica probes child-trafficking ring; 1 arrested

Government authorities in Jamaica say they have uncovered a ring involved in trafficking Jamaican children to another Caribbean country.

8-year-old British girl fatally shot in Jamaica

A British schoolgirl visiting relatives in a tiny rural village in northern Jamaica was fatally shot when a lone gunman opened fire on a group of family members.

British girl shot dead in Jamaica

An eight-year-old British girl has been shot dead in a "revenge" attack while on holiday in Jamaica, a media report said Sunday.

Hurricane Sandy kills two in Jamaica

Hurricane Sandy has made landfall in south-east Cuba as a strong Category 2 storm.

Ex-PM in Curacao claims bloodless coup

Gerrit Schotte resigned August 3 as Curacao`s PM after his government lost its majority on the Dutch Caribbean island.

Jamaican drug lord sentenced to 23 years in NY

Christopher "Dudus" Coke was captured in Jamaica in 2010 after a bloody siege of his stronghold in a slum left more than 70 dead.

Nine tourist couples marry naked in Jamaica

The promise of a Valentine`s Day wedding and complimentary 4-night stay attracted over 100 engaged couples from the US and Canada.

Jamaica to abandon Queen Elizabeth II

Jamaica declared independence from Britain in 1962 but remains within Commonwealth and has Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State.

Simpson Miller sworn in 2nd time as Jamaica PM

Portia Simpson Miller pledged to ease its deep poverty, boost the sputtering economy and sever colonial-era links with Britain.

Jamaica`s ruling party concedes election defeat

Jamaica`s opposition leader and former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller scored a landslide victory in national elections.

Kate Moss set to buy a new home in Jamaica

Kate Moss got so smitten with Jamaica during a recent holiday that she is now set to buy a home in the Caribbean island.

Jamaica`s PM announces he will step down

Jamaica`s governing party
has announced that Prime Minister Bruce Golding will step down as leader in the coming weeks.

Jamaican athlete commits doping violation

A Jamaican track and field athlete has committed a doping violation, the island nation`s anti-doping commission said, just days before the country was to name its world championship team.

Bolt attracts the crowds and draws the sponsors

The fastest man in the world stares at a blank piece of paper for a few seconds and, finding no inspiration, turns to his manager.

Bolt dreams of watching Tendulkar play

Sachin Tendulkar`s long list of admirers keeps on growing with world and Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt saying he is one of the "greatest cricketers".

Jamaica advance in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Demar Phillips scored twice in the second half to lift Jamaica to a 2-0 victory over 10-man Guatemala, a victory that secured Jamaica`s spot in the Gold Cup quarter-finals.

US diplomats feared Islamic radicals in Jamaica

A secret cable warns that Jamaica could be fertile ground for jihadists.