Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Church of England appoints first female bishop http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Church-of-England-appoints-first-female-bishop_18118768 LONDON, England (AP) — The Church of England yesterday named the first female bishop in its 500-year history, promoting saxophone-playing, soccer-loving vicar Libby Lane to bishop of Stockport. International Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT 20,000 bras recalled in Japan due to injury fears http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/20-000-bras-recalled-in-Japan-due-to-injury-fears_18116339 TOKYO, Japan (Reuters) — A Japanese lingerie maker is recalling more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out, sometimes while women were wearing them. Local News Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:00:00 GMT I'm unhappy: 300lbs and my knees hurt http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-m-unhappy--300lbs-and-my-knees-hurt_18094482 Dear Donovan, All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Managing the (unavoidable) Christmas rush http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Managing-the--unavoidable--Christmas-rush_18095563 We say it every year. "I'm not gonna be in the Christmas rush." But, let's face it...right there, in the thick of things, is where we're gonna be. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT 'Gardening' creativity http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/-Gardening--creativity-_18092530 ASHLEIGH Gardner is often described as a natural leader who strives to make a difference wherever she goes. But the 25-year-old vice-president of eMedia Interactive and the head of the company's digital creative agency -- Branded by eMedia -- did not always have the resilient and empowering spirit. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT CDA host Circle of Care Family Support Series http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/CDA-host-Circle-of-Care-Family-Support-Series_18095628 A significant number of parents and children were positively impacted through the CDA's Circle of Care Family and Community Series, which was recently staged by the Child Development Agency (CDA) at the St George's College Abe Issa Auditorium on North Street in Kingston. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT It's a mind thing...for women http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/It-s-a-mind-thing---for-women_18082650 IT is often described as one of God's greatest gifts to man, but it should only be unwrapped after marriage. This gift, sex, is quite a simple word, but with the thought process that goes into the act the effect can end up being catastrophic. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Think twice before buying certain gifts for kids this Christmas http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Think-twice-before-buying-certain-gifts-for-kids-this-Christmas_18095708 With less than two weeks for Christmas, all around are the sights and sounds of gifts and toys. But, amid the festivities, the real question is how do we choose safe gifts for our children? All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Adopted step child's name not affected in her birth certificate http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Adopted-step-child-s-name-not-affected-in-her-birth-certificate_18099872 Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Lovers being friends? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Lovers-being-friends_18080481 Couples maintain that they are lovers and friends and see their partners as their confidants, advisers, cronies, and bosom buddies. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT I deserve more http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-deserve-more_18083611 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT About Turner Syndrome http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/About-Turner-Syndrome_18054335 TURNER Syndrome, also known as gonadal dysgenesis, is a condition that affects only girls and women and results when a sex chromosome, the X chromosome, is missing or partially missing. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT The 'Business' of Fashion http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The--Business--of-Fashion_18083709 Sunday last, the annual Jamaica Observer Business Leader Awards 2013 created a fashionable buzz inside The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel lobby as members of The Rock's business community strolled the scarlet carpeting in veritable trend watch of onyx-dominant attire; seasonally unexpected pops of colour; leather and brocade fabrications; ethereally draped, and mullet silhouettes; and decolletage-centric detailing. Local Lifestyle Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Vows - Party Hard for Love http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---Party-Hard-for-Love_18086143 How they met Local Lifestyle Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Restaurant bans couples on Christmas Eve http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Restaurant-bans-couples-on-Christmas-Eve_18099840 A Japanese restaurant has erected a sign saying it will not serve couples on Christmas Eve because they will make other patrons feel lonely. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Remember http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Remember_18093498 OFTENTIMES citizens complain of wanting justice after being ill-treated they've received. But, the question of whether or not they know their human rights will always be asked. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Little People Pix http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Little-People-Pix_18095585 Eigth-month-old Asorbia Chin is all snug in her onesy. All Woman Mon, 15 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT The cellphone entrepreneur http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-cellphone-entrepreneur_18092487 THESE days, the most common device people will have in their possession is not a wristwatch, it's a cellphone. No longer is the cellphone a luxury item; nowadays it has become a common part of our modus operandi to the point where as some of us open our eyes in the morning we reach for the cellphone. Local Education Sun, 14 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Vows - A Feeling So Great http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---A-Feeling-So-Great_18052130 I woke up in heaven today All Woman Sat, 13 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT Football is my life, says young Reggae Girl Shantel Bailey http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Football-is-my-life--says-young-Reggae-Girl-Shantel-Bailey_18094431 SHANTEL Bailey is establishing herself as a female football player of considerable worth. Local Sports Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT My man hits me, but... http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/My-man-hits-me--but---_18047460 November 25, International Day to End Violence Against Women, marked the start of 16 days of global activism, until December 10, to halt the gross violation of women's human rights that affects at least one in three women and girls worldwide. The colour orange has been chosen by the United Nations to symbolise a brighter future without violence against women and the 16 days of activism is a time to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls around the world. All Woman Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT 10 things single women do not want to hear http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/10-things-single-women-do-not-want-to-hear_18065057 Because a woman is single past a certain age does not mean something is wrong with her. All Woman Mon, 08 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Shy guy seeks 'goal-digger' http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Shy-guy-seeks--goal-digger-_18047450 Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT The last goodbye http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-last-goodbye_18051468 THE Last Goodbye Was Final is the title given to the first of the last six chapters of Esmine Dunn's book, which chronicles the life of her only child, Damion, from his birth to his death two years ago. All Woman Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT No baby, no http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/No-baby--no_18054370 MANY women, knowing the tested and proven nature of men, would be hard-pressed to imagine a situation where a man would refuse a chance at a roll in the sack. But men say they get headaches too... sometimes they're not in the mood, and sometimes they'll just outright refuse that type of physical engagement. All Woman Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT