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Crazy law. 1945 act could bar deaf, blind, mentally ill from entering Jamaica

People living with disabilities could find themselves barred from entering Jamaica if immigration officials strictly enforce a 1945 law which lists people who are "deaf and dumb or deaf and blind, or dumb and blind" as prohibited immigrants.

Ebola facts

what you need to know. Do not give aspirin or ibuprofen to Ebola patients because this can make the bleeding worse.

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Ambassador Vasciannie urges strengthening of Jamaica's US impact

Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States of America Stephen Vasciannie delivered a lecture in the 2014 Martin and Syma Mendelsohn Lecture Series in International Relations at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, last Thursday.

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Sports»

Davis set to return from injury

ILLINOIS, United States: Jamaica will get a welcome boost going into their final group game of the CONCACAF Women's Championship (CWC) with the likely return of influential midfielder Omalyn Davis from a leg injury for the Reggae Girlz' crucial clash with Mexico tomorrow in Washington, DC.

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Entertainment»

Furious assault on screens. World War II drama opens on top

LOS ANGELES (AP): The bloody World War II drama Fury blew past Gone Girl at cinemas over the weekend. Gone Girl was tops at the box office for two weeks before Brad Pitt and his ragtag group of tank mates in Fury blasted the film to second place.

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Commentary»

Don't skimp on Ebola precautions

This is not a critique of the Ministry of Health. It's meant to make a serious plea to the powers that be not to make 'politics' and/or 'international protocol' get in the way of executing the most stringent of measures imaginable in order to keep the deadly Ebola virus from affecting our little island.

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Letters»

Shame on Michael Frater

THE EDITOR, Sir: It is with absolute disappointment and perhaps shock that I read of the news of Michael Frater's snubbing of the Courtney Walsh Award last Thursday.

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Flair»

Reflection & relief

"All men are dogs." That was what I heard when I walked into a conversation in my office on Monday. It's not a statement that was new to me, but I always felt you had some amazing men out there as well as some nowhere-near-amazing ones.

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International»

Quarantine ends for friends, family of Ebola patient

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP): As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home under armed guard.

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