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Last updated: 2014-10-20 07:53:58

Farrakhan: Away with The Queen! Seek reparation
"Reparation is what we must seek, but it will not happen if we must go and beg England for it," said Farrakhan from the platform of the National Arena.

PHOTOS: Remembering John Holt
Reggae singer, John Holt, died on Sunday evening in London. He had been ill for some time.

Reggae singer John Holt is dead
Holt had been battling ill health for some time now and seems to have worsened since August when he collapsed on stage at the One Love Concert in England.

Dwayne Vaz triumphs in PNP Central Westmoreland candidate selection
Vaz received 329 of the 575 votes that were cast at the Manning's School today, while Erskine received 245 votes.

J'can gov't to issue Ebola guidelines to funeral parlour operators
An overview of the guidelines has already been presented to the operators by acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse.

Masterbuilders president urges gov't to initiate review of delisted contractors
Stewart complained that there still needed to be a "proper review". He said the requirements for registration were onerous for local contractors.

Road deaths on the increase
This is according to the latest statistics from National Road Safety Council (NRSC), which is also reporting a 12 per cent increase in fatal crashes so far this year.

New bankruptcy law in Jamaica
The new law deals with bankruptcy, insolvency, receiverships, provisional supervision and winding up. It seeks to accommodate corporate and individual insolvency.

Guyanese Muslim leader barred from entering Jamaica threatens legal action
Perreira, who is the chairman of the Black Consciousness Movement Guyana (BCMG), said he planned to lodge a complaint with the Guyanese government and will seek redress.

Caribbean legislators welcome family reunification for Haitians
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the programme geared towards reuniting families will “promote safe, legal and orderly migration from Haiti to the United State

Caribbean urged to invest 6.2 per cent of GDP to satisfy infrastructure demands
The report says the average 2.7 per cent of GDP allotted to infrastructure investment in the last decade shows that the region is not investing enough.

US Ebola protocols to call for no skin showing
Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said those caring for an Ebola patient in Dallas were left vulnerable because some of their skin was exposed.

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