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Republican from Jamaica to challenge popular Democrat 

A Jamaican-born businesswoman has announced her intention to run for the United States congressional seat held by popular Democrat, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,

Congo soldiers, police to enforce Ebola emergency measures

GOMA, Congo (AP) — Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency, authorities said Thursday.

Unemployment drops to 7.8 per cent

“The unemployment rate for male youth declined by 6.4 percentage points to 14.5 per cent, while the rate for female youth declined by 6.6 percentage points to 25.8 per cent,” Coy told journalists.

UK resident killed, two others shot and injured in Kingston drive-by 

A resident of London, England was killed along Arthur Wint Drive in Kingston on Sunday night.

US manufacturing sinks into recession amid trade wars

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US manufacturing sunk into recession in June after two consecutive quarters of declines amid President Donald Trump’s bitter trade wars and a slowdown in China and other trading partners.

Man and woman shot dead on Wedcombe Avenue, close to Grants Pen 

A man and a woman were shot dead during a brazen early morning attack carried out by gunmen along Wedcombe Avenue, an area located close to Grants Pen community, on Saturday.