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Jamaica

A man described by authorities as the ringleader of a lottery scam in the US that bilked at least 70 people out of millions is arrested in Jamaica - AP

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Jamaica's Olympic champion Usain Bolt says his last race on home soil will be the 2017's Racers Grand Prix - Reuters

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Jamaican Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt's last race in Jamaica will be at 2017 Racers Grand Prix, he told local media - NBC Sports

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Meteorological Service downgrades hurricane threat to a tropical storm warning for Jamaica as Hurricane Matthew moves toward Central Caribbean - Caribbean News UK (This post has been clarified)

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US Agency for International Development says it is providing $400,000 in aid to Haiti and Jamaica for Hurricane Matthew - Reuters

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Editor's note: The latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center warns that Matthew is carrying "life-threatening" rains as it approaches Haiti. The Category 4 storm, with wind gusts exceeding 135 mph, is expected to hit the island Monday night and is on course to hit Cuba, Jamaica and the Bahamas on Tuesday. National Hurricane Center spokesman Dennis Feltgen told the New York Times that the storm's effect on Haiti could be "catastrophic." - Jillian

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Photo: Kingston's Norman Manley Airport is empty as Hurricane Matthew approaches the island; the airport is scheduled to reopen at 8 am Tuesday - @gabstargardter

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Map: Hurricane Matthew seen at 9 am AT as it moves toward Jamaica, Haiti - @anumetservice

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Jamaica Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland issues statement of concern over Hurricane Matthew, says 'the number and scale of these climatic shocks are becoming more fast and furious' - RJR News

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Hurricane Matthew still a powerful Category 4 storm, now located about 335 miles (540 km) SSW of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, about 265 miles (430 km) SSE of Kingston, Jamaica - National Hurricane Center

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Some flights cancelled at Kingston, Jamaica, airport as island braces for Hurricane Matthew - Jamaica Gleaner

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NHC says center Hurricane Matthew currently forecast to approach southwestern Haiti and Jamaica on Monday - @NHC_Atlantic

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Hurricane Matthew seen moving away from Colombian coast; storm expected to bring up 40 inches of rain to parts of southern Haiti and up to 25 inches of rain to eastern Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and eastern Cuba - National Hurricane Center

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Hurricane Matthew barely moving in Caribbean, remains Category 4 storm; Hurricane Warning remains in effect for Jamaica and parts of Haiti - National Hurricane Center

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Map: Hurricane Matthew's projected path in the Caribbean - NHC via @reedtimmerTVN

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Hurricane warning issued for Jamaica, parts of Haiti and Cuba ahead of Hurricane Matthew - National Hurricane Center

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Photo: Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, far left, receives a readiness status report on Hurricane Matthew - @AndrewHolnessJM

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Inmates being relocated from corrections center in Fort Augusta, Jamaica, to facility in Kingston as Hurricane Matthew approaches island - Jamaica Gleaner

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Video: Rain from the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew in Kingston, Jamaica - @CaribbeanEnv

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UNICEF says they are on 'full alert' and ready to respond as Hurricane Matthew passes through the Caribbean

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