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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Trinidad Express) —Trinidad and Tobago today took the decision to ban entry to travellers coming from the African countries which have been stricken with Ebola.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A public conference commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Million Man March in Washington, D C, will highlight Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s week-long visit to Jamaica, from October 15 to 22.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US dollar on Thursday, October 16, ended trading at J$112.62, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaican Government has said that its ban on travellers to and from Ebola-affected countries "is in the interest of countering the threat to public health and national security".
KINGSTON, Jamaica-- The Jamaican Government has issued an immediate travel ban against persons travelling directly or indirectly from or through Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, in light of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a Security Ministry release said a short while ago.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse has said that as part of the Ministry of Health’s Ebola Response Strategy a couple including one person who had recently travelled from Liberia via the United States was quarantined in Montego Bay Wednesday according to the protocol.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A group of homeless men were again removed from the Shoe Maker Gully as police carried out another operation in the New Kingston area.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — All is now set for the Jamaica Teachers’ Association to announce Norman Allen as the associations’ president-elect.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Midfielder Lauren Silver will make her Reggae Girlz debut when Jamaica's senior footballers face Caribbean rivals Martinique at 5:00 pm (Jamaica time) Thursday at the Sporting Park in the opening Group B match of the CONCACAF Women's Championship in Kansas.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Ministry of Education’s trauma team is now working with students and staff at the Vere Technical High School in Clarendon following the deaths of two teachers and a student as a result of Chikungunya (ChikV) complications.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health Dr Kevin Harvey is urging travellers to and from Ebola-affected countries to ensure that they are aware of the signs and symptoms of Ebola so they can take action to reduce any possible exposure.
GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) - Europe said Thursday it will review how passengers leaving Ebola-hit African countries are screened for infection, as it seeks to contain the escalating spread of a virus recognised as the worst global health emergency in years.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 26-year-old taxi operator was shot in the head Wednesday while driving along Lower Elletson Road in downtown.
WASHINGTON, DC (AFP) - Top US health officials faced a grilling Thursday by lawmakers infuriated over the nation's fumbling response to the Ebola outbreak, as the Obama administration scrambles to contain the disease's spread.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — The Nain police on Wednesday seized one .380 pistol and one round of ammunition in Stephens Run district in the parish.
Kingston, Jamaica — Red Stripe on Monday walked away with an award for ‘Human Resource Focus in the Manufacturing Sector’ and the overall ‘Award for Excellence in Manufacturing’ from the National Quality Awards ceremony at the Pegasus Hotel.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Starting next month disabled youth across five parishes will receive career and personal development training and be exposed to employment opportunities under an empowerment programme being undertaken by the National Youth Service (NYS).
UNITED STATES, (AFP) - Spain was elected to the UN Security Council on Thursday, roundly defeating Turkey for the seat during a vote at the UN General Assembly.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Leader of the Islamic group Jamaat al Muslimeen, Yasin Abu Bakr who was refused leave to land at the Norman Manley International Airport Wednesday, left the island Thursday morning for Trinidad and Tobago.
WASHINGTON, DC (AFP) - Some schools in Ohio and Texas closed Thursday amid fears that students or staff had been exposed to a nurse who had Ebola infection during an airline flight.