Macalester Professor Wins Booker Prize For FictionMarlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley. Michael Wood, chairman of the judging panel, said "A Brief History of Seven Killings" was "the most exciting book on the list" and a novel full of the "sheer pleasure" of language. He said it had been the unanimous choice of the five judges.
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Jamaica Imposes Import Restrictions On Minnesota PoultryJamaica has imposed import restrictions on poultry products from various spots in North America in the wake of a big outbreak of bird flu that has infected stocks.
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Jamaican DJ Gets 6-Months For Fleeing Before Trial A popular Jamaican DJ has been sentenced to six months in prison for fleeing the United States before his trial on drug charges.
Police Arrest Jamaica DJ Wanted In MinnesotaPolice have arrested a popular Jamaican dancehall deejay on a U.S. extradition warrant. Authorities say that Busy Signal is a fugitive wanted on decade-old drug conspiracy charges in the U.S. state of Minnesota.