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NEW YORK, United States (AFP) - New York and New Jersey on Friday ordered a mandatory quarantine for medics who treated victims of the disease in West Africa, after the deadly virus spread to America's largest city.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — The motorist involved in the hit-and-run on the Siloah main road in St Elizabeth Wednesday, which claimed the life of 57-year-old Rainford Findlay and injured his six-year-old daughter, has turned himself in to the Santa Cruz police.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition Leader Andrew Holness believes that there is hope for Jamaica’s growth and development but insists there needs to be a revolution in thinking and approach to finding solutions to problems facing the nation.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Friday, October 24, ended trading at J$112.68, up two cents according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Information, Senator Sandrea Falconer, has lauded the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) for continuing to produce high academic achievers, who have made their mark worldwide.
BAMAKO, (AFP) - A two-year-old girl died of Ebola in Mali on Friday, in the first case of the disease in the west African nation, a source in the prime minister's office told AFP.
His sister, Jennifer Markland, who was on the scene, confirmed his identity to OBSERVER ONLINE.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Supreme Court has reserved judgement in the judicial review of a decision by Security Minister Peter Bunting’s to deport Curaçao national Shurendy Quant last year April, in breach of a court order.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada’s Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.
The body was found about two hours ago and the police called to the scene.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) says that (800) litres of diesel fuel were stolen from its Steer Town Highway 2000 site in St. Ann on Monday (October 20).
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A student opened fire at a US school Friday, injuring as many as six people before killing himself, the Seattle Times reported, citing law enforcement sources.
HANOVER, Jamaica – A six-year-old boy died Thursday night following a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident along Harding Hall main road in Hanover.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says it will host workshops geared at strengthening the Caribbean’s ability to prepare and respond to outbreak situations such as the ongoing Ebola crisis in West Africa.
MARYSVILLE, Washington (AP) — Police have responded to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Barack Obama will meet Friday with Nina Pham, one of two US nurses who has been cured of Ebola, the White House said.
MIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard has returned more than 40 Cuban migrants caught at sea to their homeland.
PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria (AFP) -- The sister of Nigeria's powerful petroleum minister has been kidnapped in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said Friday, in the latest abduction targetting a prominent political family.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) is reporting that operations are back to normal at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) following a brief fire at the facility Thursday night.
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A May Pen labourer who attempted to smuggle over two pounds of ganja to Curacao has been remanded for sentencing next month.