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· October, 2017

Stories about Jamaica from October, 2017

Jamaican Prime Minister’s Barefoot Campaigning Inspires Laughs—and Questions About Infrastructure

Despite the showmanship involved in the campaigning in a key constituency in an important Jamaican by-election, netizens wonder whether anything will actually change after the votes are in.

Building Journalists with Integrity and Impact: A Community Journalism Project Takes Shape in Jamaica

The Caribbean needs solid, investigative journalists. One community-based journalism project in Jamaica has taken up the training challenge.

Misleading Headline Sparks Row Between Jamaica's Press Association Head and Prime Minister’s Office

How a question, a response and an inaccurate headline caused an impasse between the Jamaican government and the media, while netizens fear the underlying issue remains unaddressed.

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