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REGIONAL: Guyana monitoring sick woman for Ebola
The Guyana Public Hospital Corporation says the Ebola response team was immediately summoned and convened and the patient immediately placed in isolation for investigation.

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Today's Issue Published: Saturday | October 25, 2014
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Trash old cases - Justice minister wants lingering legal disputes thrown out after two years
Justice Minister Mark Golding has served noticed that cases which linger for too long in the courts will be thrown out. A new law is to be put in place to allow for these cases to be trashed after two years.

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Hospitality Jamaica awards on tonight
The eyes of the hospitality world will be on the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James, tonight, as the scenic venue will play host to The Gleaner's Hospitality Jamaica 10th anniversary awards, which is designed to reward excellence in the hospitality/tourism sector.

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Jamaicans urged to pay outstanding property taxes
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Noel Arscott, is appealing to Jamaicans to pay over the $2.8 billion in outstanding property taxes for the current fiscal year.

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'An act of final betrayal' - Patterson says players' walkout a collapse of governance
Former Jamaica Prime Minister PJ Patterson has described West Indies' walkout of the India tour as "humiliation" and says it has exposed "a total collapse of a governance system" in the administration of the game by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

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EDITORIAL - The truth behind high energy costs
It is something of a cruel joke for Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to stand in front of an audience in 2014 and declare that high energy costs are the single, greatest deterrent to the country's economic growth.

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LETTER OF THE DAY - Mandeville Hospital Ebola shame
The front-page story in The Gleaner of October 22, 2014 about Mandeville Hospital titled 'Not Ebola-ready' broke my heart. It was distressing to read of the treatment meted out to an ill patient at an institution that has so much personal significance to me, having interned at that facility in 1995 after five years of med school.

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Rebel Salute or Sting - or both?
On the face of it, Sting, dubbed The Greatest One Night Reggae and Dancehall Show on Earth, and Rebel Salute are opposites - even opposing - events. In any given calendar year, they are held 12 months apart.

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Clarendon Leos fight breast cancer
THE LEO Club of Clarendon has taken another step in its fight against breast cancer at its second annual Breast Cancer Awareness fundraising walk in May Pen last Saturday.

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Western Focus

Give us back our bridge
Stakeholders in Hanover have expressed concern that the farming community of Georgia, in the parish is still suffering due to the demolition of the Dundee Bridge, which connects the interior of the parish's two constituencies, more than five years ago.

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