Loko, Sierra Leone, transport the body of a person who is suspected to have died of Ebola on Tuesday, October 21. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 4,800 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization.
Dr Peter Phillips—
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica — Jamaicans are being encouraged to become fluent in speaking, reading and writing Spanish, in order to take advantage of opportunities which are set to open up shortly.
By Daraine Luton—
CULTURE MINISTER Lisa Hanna has said persons who occupy lands at the childhood home of Marcus Garvey, Jamaica’s first national hero, will soon be relocated. This is despite criticisms from two opposition members of parliament (MPs), who said the process has proceeded at tortoise pace under her watch.
“MICROPHONES AND TAPE RECORDERS A PROBLEM FOR THE PRIME MINISTER” SAYS OFFICE OF PORTIA SIMPSON-MILLER!
Huntley Medley – OPM’s Director of Communication and Public Affairs–
The following is a letter from the Office of the Prime Minister through its Director of Communication and Public Affairs, Huntley Medley to all news editors in Jamaica.
Aedes aegypti mosquito (file photo)
OTTAWA, Canada (CMC) – Canada’s health agency says more than 200 Canadians have been infected by the chikungunya virus that has affected thousands of people in the Caribbean.
This October 22, 2014 photo shows police and medical personnel moving a wounded Canadian soldier into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo: AFP)
TEX Gallimore, nephew of John Holt, says the singer will be buried in Jamaica. He told the Jamaica Observer yesterday that arrangements are being made for his uncle’s body to be flown home.
Reggae singer Marcia Griffiths with her insignia for the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander at King’s House in St Andrew, yesterday. (PHOTOS: GARFIELD ROBINSON AND JOSEPH WELLINGTON)—
DAMION Crawford, minister of state in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, says with 20,000 entertainment event held last year, Jamaica has both comparative and competitive advantage as an entertainment mecca.