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Bloody Mess

The chikungunya virus (chik-V) outbreak affecting the island could pose a major challenge to the Blood Bank at a time of the year when blood is usually in high demand

Poverty arrests Akeem's progress

At 19 years old and living in one of the toughest inner-city communities in downtown Kingston, Akeem Laws has emerged as a shining light who enjoys the respect of those around him.



'Bag it, bin it, we'll collect it'

Proposed changes to the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) Act could make it easier for the prosecution of individuals who do not store garbage properly



Holy Trinity continue to surprise in Super Cup

Holy Trinity continues to surprise this season, turning in a scintillating performance to thrash Garvey Maceo 4-0 and secure their place in the semi-finals of the LIME Super Cup knock-out competition at the National Stadium yesterday.



Not a platinum-selling year

Following Forbes Magazine's recent announcement that no recording artiste, across all genres, has sold a million albums since the start of the year, members of the entertainment industry have shared their contingency plans for surviving in the broader market.



Modern diseases and Old Testament health laws

How do you prevent two million people living in tents in a wilderness from dying off from infectious diseases like Ebola, which is now threatening the whole world out of West Africa where it has roared back to life?


Arts & Leisure»

Shopping at the National Gallery: See it and take it home

When you think of gift-giving, don't overlook the Caribbean's oldest and largest public art museum, the National Gallery of Jamaica.



ScotchBoyz Rocked Ochi

With one intention in mind ... to grow their 'gone viral' ScotchBoyzJa parties organically, Harold Williams, Jomo Cato and Alex Chin had their first official event at 'Whisky Beach' in Ocho Rios on Saturday, October 18.



Voters decide today

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past", or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present".



Automakers increase text options

Talking on the cell phones while driving is illegal in many countries. However, automakers are now keen on integrating text messaging services into their products, increasing the level of technology available to the driver and passengers.



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