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Diabetes 101: How can I tell if I am diabetic?

Dr Jacqueline E Campbell | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

ONE of the most frequently asked questions in my practice is: “How can I tell if I am diabetic?” Read More

Research shows low chance of sudden cardiac arrest after sex

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

A small percentage of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) events are related to sexual activity, but survival rates in those cases remain low, according to a research letter published last week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Read More

19-year-old with cerebral palsy challenges herself

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

IF her disability wasn't as obvious it would have been almost impossible to tell that 19-year-old Jenise Reece suffers from cerebral palsy. Read More

Battered mom saves child's father from prison trip after attack

with Racquel Porter | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

A man accused of squeezing the throat of his child's mother and lunched her, got support from her on Friday after he turned up to answer a charge of assault occasioning bodily harm in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court. Read More

Duncan-Price in Singapore

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Chief of Staff in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition Imani Duncan-Price is now in the Asian country of Singapore participating in an event that she believes will ultimately aid in Jamaica's development. Read More

Locksley Garland Comrie

BY DORIAN GRAHAM Observer writer | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Locksley Garland Comrie contributed greatly to community and national football as former President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) between 1975 and 1977. Read More

Big up taxi man, watch the lizards and the rotten teeth

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

I must say thanks, my friends, for the support. People seh the rake master a gwaan good. Keep supporting you favourite newspaper. Special big up to that Kingston taxi driver (23) from Hagley Park Road. Read More

600 African migrants rescued near Spain

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Around 600 African migrants were rescued off the coast of Spain in 24 hours, a sea rescue patrol said yesterday. Read More

3 more found dead in deadly Greek flood

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the overall death toll to 19. Read More

Crunch time for Merkel to build coalition or face new polls

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

BERLIN, Germany (AFP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel resumed complex coalition talks yesterday in a last-ditch effort to forge a government and avert a political crisis in Europe's biggest economy. Read More

New leader for Macron's party as honeymoon fades

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

LYON, France (AFP) — Emmanuel Macron's party named a new leader yesterday as the French president faces the first rebellious grumblings in the 19-month-old movement that swept him to power. Read More

Progressive pastors call on Roy Moore to quit Senate race

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

ALABAMA, United States (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals said the candidacy of Roy Moore for US Senate is a struggle for the “soul of the nation”. Read More

RESIGN NOW!

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — Tens of thousands of overjoyed protesters flooded Zimbabwe's streets yesterday celebrating the crumbling of President Robert Mugabe's ruthless regime which had controlled the country for nearly 40 years. Read More

Trump reverses elephant trophy decision, keeps ban

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will uphold a ban on importing trophies of elephants hunted and killed in Zimbabwe, pending further review, reversing his own administration's decision from just a day earlier after a public outcry. Read More

ECLAC reaffirms need for new development model for Caribbean

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (CMC) — The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, has reaffirmed the need for a new development model for Latin American and the Caribbean. Read More



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