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The brilliant mind and determination of Jevene Bent has carried her from a humble childhood in Southfield, St Elizabeth to leading men and women in Jamaica’s police force and prison system. Teaching was her first focus, before switching to a...

Scarlette Gillings, known for her work in developing the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) in Jamaica, is a social engineer who spent decades running programmes aimed at reducing poverty in Jamaica. Through decades of service, she devoted her...

Internationally, the name Marley is synonymous with reggae music. Rita Marley was also the wife of Bob Marley, the musical artiste, known as the King of Reggae. Rita Marley was a vocalist, who provided backup for Bob Marley as a member of the I-...

A bottle of wine that has spent a year in space is expected to sell for around US$1 million (£720,000). Auction house Christie's explained how the bottle of Petrus 2000 spent 14 months ageing on the International Space Station and is now...

Injecting human blood into the penis can boost men's sex lives, scientists have said. A study has revealed that jabbing a teaspoonful of blood down below can enhance bedroom performance with an upgrade in erectile function. In the first trial...

An Australian woman woke up from tonsil surgery with an Irish accent. Gie Mcyen went under general anaesthetic to get her tonsils removed and claims that she had a completely different accent after the procedure. Mcyen posted a video on TikTok...

Listening to rock music makes people fatter, a new study has found. Heavy rock and abrasive hip-hop have been identified by researchers as music genres that make people less likely to have a healthy diet and lead to a 40 per cent increase in...

SAN FRANCISCO – One of the most striking features of COVID-19 is its uneven effect. Many people remain healthy, while others have become seriously or even fatally ill. The pandemic's economic impact has been similarly unequal, with some...

NEW YORK – In March, South Sudan received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines. While that is good news, it came almost four months after the first doses were administered in the United Kingdom, highlighting the wide disparities in global...

NEW YORK – The only way to end the COVID-19 pandemic is to immunise enough people worldwide. The slogan “no one is safe until we are all safe” captures the epidemiological reality we face. Outbreaks anywhere could spawn a SARS-CoV...
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