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Killed for nothing. East Kingston residents grapple with puzzling deadly shooting

Residents of St John's Road in Rockfort, east Kingston, remained shell-shocked yesterday, as dawn broke over the ill-fated bar where three persons were murdered and five others shot and injured during a brazen attack on Wednesday night.

Ebola facts - WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION'S LATEST UPDATE

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of October 22, there were at least 9,911 cases of the Ebola virus and 4,546 deaths in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Seniors completecomputer course

THE ST ANN Parish Library and the National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC) came in for much praise from educator Keisha-Ann Tingle, regional literacy coordinator with the Ministry of Education Region 3, as yet another group of seniors graduated after completing a computer course at the parish library.

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Access appoints 7th director. Access Financial Services board has selected Maureen Vernon to fill the seat created at the microfinancing firm's annual general meeting in September.

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Heroes and villains

Every year during National Heritage Week, we are fed a sanitised diet - almost national myths - concerning our history and our heroes. We glory only in certain (more positive) aspects of what we have inherited from our ancestors, and we choose to ignore the less noble parts of our patrimony.

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Letters»

Ebola and etiquette: man fi bow!

THE EDITOR, Sir: Western greetings and social etiquette embrace handshakes wholeheartedly as a norm. We go to a meeting at work and we shake hands with co-workers and clients.

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Dancing priests become internet sensation

ROME (AP): A video of a pair of duelling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a recording contract.

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