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Ja not Ebola-ready: Manchester patient who sparked virus fears lashes Government on preparedness

The Nigerian man who set off alarm bells at the Mandeville Regional Hospital in Manchester last Saturday, after medical personnel there mistakenly thought he was displaying symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus...

Government crafts Ebola road map

REELING FROM a storm of criticism in relation to how the Government has handled the chikungunya virus outbreak, Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson says the administration is in the process of developing a clear road map to deal with the Ebola virus in the event it lands on local soil.



What lies ahead?

Logistics Hubs must factor not only today's movements in goods and services, but those of the mid-term and the long-term.



BCCI to file lawsuit against WICB

HYDERABAD, India (CMC): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that it would "initiate legal proceedings" against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) as the fallout continues following the sudden and dramatic pull-out by the senior West Indies cricketers from their tour of the subcontinent.



JPS pursuing new LNG talks, preps Bogue for propane conversion

The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) disclosed that it is now in talks with prospective suppliers of liquid natural gas (LNG) for local use, but reiterated that its earliest use of gas will be propane for the Bogue plant in Montego Bay.

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Musgrave medals for Germain, Clarke

Two of Jamaica's most accomplished music producers are to receive Musgrave medals from the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) today. The 2014 Musgrave Medals Award Ceremony will begin at 3 p.m., in the IOJ's Lecture Hall.



When you don't matter anymore, just leave

There are many factors influencing the decision of Cabinet ministers who are failing badly in their posts to cling to their jobs like a pickpocket sprinting through a crowd clutching a fat wallet.



Church has role in lawmaking

THE EDITOR, Sir: In a letter published Tuesday, October 21, 2014 titled 'Keep Church out of legislation', the writer, Yohan Lee, states that the Church should have no say in the passing of legislation. This notion is unequivocally wrong.



Breast cancer - what you need to know

Two of the most common cancers in Jamaicans over the age of 40 years old are breast cancer and prostate cancer. Regular screening for these cancers improves your chances of detecting them at an early stage and getting treated successfully.



Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP): Everyone coming to the United States (US) from the three West African countries at the centre of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said yesterday



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