Duane working for big gain

WHEN eight-term Member of Parliament for St Andrew North Western, Derrick Smith, retires from representational politics, expected within three years, his son Duane wants to replace him. Read More

For the sake of the Blue Mountains, take a hike!
THEY are among the most majestic mountains in the Caribbean region — some say, the world — yet very few ordinary Jamaicans have made the trek to the Blue Mountain Peak.... Read More

Shayne Powell sees dream of becoming an actor come true
HE describes himself as an actor, dreamer, high achiever and Jesus Christ believer who is ambitious, driven, and passionate about whatever he does.... Read More

All that goes into the National Gallery of Jamaica
The National Gallery of Jamaica, which was established in 1974, is the oldest and largest public art museum in the Anglophone Caribbean. Its mission is “to collect, research, document and preserve Jamaican, other related Caribbean art and related material to promote our artistic...... Read More

St Mary businessman Everoy Chin brings cheer to White Hall

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

HE did not have a long beard, nor a beard at all, and he was not wearing a red and white costume. But Everoy H Chin no doubt successfully took on the role of Santa Claus for the community of White Hall and its environs in central St Mary, bringing gifts and good cheer to the people of... Read More

17 ways to eat healthy this Christmas

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

CHRISTMAS festivities often come with foods high in calories and in great portions, especially at family dinners and Christmas parties. Researchers have found that people who have weight issues, even those who have successfully lost and maintained, often experience a gain of seven to 10... Read More

Photo: FOR THE CHILDREN OF DENHAM TOWN

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

Lance Chambers (left), member of the Denham Town Children's Treat organisation, and Molly Grant (second right) are surrounded by children at the annual Emms Outreach Ministries Christmas Treat held last week at the Denham Town Infant Basic School. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

Yvonne Grant ordained for charity

BY DEANDRA MORRISON Staff reporter morrisnd@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

“I die every night and I resurrect again in the morning,” said Facilities Manager at the Open Arms Centre in Kingston, Yvonne Grant, while attempting to explain her over 50 years of unwavering dedication to charity towards the less fortunate. Read More

Couple up for long-term happiness

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

BEING married has a lifelong effect on how content people are. Read More

Vasciannie hands out cash awards to UTech high achievers

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

The University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, in further recognition of academic excellence of its three outstanding graduates who earned the President's Pin at the graduation ceremony held last November 4, on Wednesday, December 20 presented the high achievers with the accompanying... Read More

12 Months 24 Dares Wellness 2018

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

DO you find yourself honestly wanting to make healthier wellness choices, but life just gets in the way? Any of the following sound familiar:“I'm so busy. Work/school/the kids take up most of my time!” Read More

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay: study

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

PARIS, France (AFP) — Adults who ate more than two tomatoes a day had a slower rate of natural lung function decline, with ex-smokers seeming to benefit most of all, scientists said Thursday. Read More

Taking care of your teeth at Christmas

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

CHRISTMAS is a very enjoyable time of year for most of us; a time when we can indulge in treats and drinks. Read More

Look out! Deandre is coming!

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

MALVERN, St Elizabeth — Thirteen distinctions in the 2016 CSEC exams and five CAPE 1 distinctions in 2017 means Hampton student Deandre Sutherland is among those creating a buzz in academic circles. Read More

Photo: Sleep in heavenly peace

Sunday, December, 24 2017    

Probably exhausted after having a lot of fun during the Tarrus Riley-promoted Let Live Music Live free concert at Emancipation Park in New Kingston last Thursday, these two girls (centre and right) take a nap, while the one at left seems as if she's about to nod off. Riley started the show nine... Read More



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