Crazy law. 1945 act could bar deaf, blind, mentally ill from entering Jamaica

People living with disabilities could find themselves barred from entering Jamaica if immigration officials strictly enforce a 1945 law which lists people who are "deaf and dumb or deaf and blind, or dumb and blind" as prohibited immigrants.

Ebola facts

what you need to know. Do not give aspirin or ibuprofen to Ebola patients because this can make the bleeding worse.

Health care can attract investment, says Alexis

Jamaica's health sector is one of the most important but ignored areas in terms of its potential to attract investments.

Prof: Game design could boost economy'

Professor Joseph Saulter, founder and chief executive officer of Entertainment Arts Research Incorporated, one of the United States' leading game-design and development firms, says Jamaica's economy could benefit significantly if its young people tap into the game and application designing industry.

Soldier comes home to say farewell to grandma

Private Corey Hines surmounted military obstacles in troubled Afghanistan to come to Jamaica to lay his beloved grandmother to rest on National Heroes weekend.

Vaz wins Central Westmoreland candidacy

WESTERN BUREAU: Businessman Dwayne Vaz was lifted in the air by jubilant supporters in Central Westmoreland as Senator Wensworth Skeffrey announced him as the People's National Party (PNP) candidate in Central Westmoreland...

Jamaica bars Guyanese Muslim leader

JAMAICA'S Ministry of National Security has confirmed that Guyanese Muslim leader Gerald Anthony Perreira was removed from a flight in Antigua on Friday while on his way here to attend the Million Man March.

MOCA arrests another cop

FOR THE second time in less than a week, detectives from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) have arrested a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for reasonable suspicion of breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act.

Honour better than 'wildest dreams' - Mills

WORLD-RENOWNED athletics coach Glen Mills says never in his "wildest dreams" did he think he would have been bestowed with the nation's fifth-highest honour when he began his coaching career.

Should husbands require wives to sign sexual consent forms?

What if there should come a time when husbands will have to require their wives to sign the Lambert Form before engaging in sexual intercourse?

Rise! Take up your bed and walk Jamaicans!

Now more than ever, many are stressed, depressed and discouraged. Fear is gripping many and even more are giving up hope, especially small business owners.

BSJ equipped to give global stamp of approval

The Bureau of Standards of Jamaica (BSJ) is now equipped to give an international stamp of approval on products it tests, no longer needing to send them overseas for testing.


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