Big money shopping

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

Friends, what a piece a crowd (33) in the city centre yesterday!Big store, little (10) store, and even di very tiny ones were buzzing! It's back-to-school shopping at its peak. Read More

American tourists donate shoes to St Mary school

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

At least 40 students at the Belfield Primary School in St Mary will receive a pair of shoes for the new school year after guests staying at the Couples Tower Isle Resort donated 40 pairs of shoes, socks and other school supplies to the school recently. Read More

Barbados records increase in unemployment

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados has recorded a slight increase in unemployment during the period January to March this year as compared to the same period last year, the Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) has said. Read More

How to get rid of cellulite

With Michelle Vernon | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

A common myth about cellulite is that it only affects those that are overweight.Cellulite is not only associated with those who are overweight but is a major concern for a majority of females and some males of all ages, sizes and race.  Read More

$750,000 donated to fight against cancer

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

THE Hope Institute of Jamaica and the Jamaica Cancer Care and Research Institute (JACCRI) are the beneficiaries of $750,000 from the recently held 'ICWI Hope In The Hills' concert. Read More

Portland's tourism gets a boost

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

The Alligator Head Foundation recently partnered with the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) to expand the tourism product offering in the parish of Portland to include diving, snorkelling, boat rides in the harbour, and glass-bottom boat tours. Read More

Photos: JUNCTION ROAD REPAIR IN FULL SWING

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

A heavy equipment operator clears a section of the bank along the Junction Road in St Mary last week.A front-end loader puts dirt into a truck while work on the Junction Road in St Mary continued last week. Read More

Obesity, exercise and older women

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

WHETHER we are slim, medium build, overweight, or severely obese, our current body size is a result of our genetic predisposition (genes given to us by our parents) as well as our lifestyle during childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Read More

Berlin… blendend

Tony Robinson | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

The West yet glimmersWith some streaks of day;Now spurs the lated traveller apaceTo gain the timely inn.— Shakespeare, Macbeth II, 3  Read More

The Intekai Diet

Fitz-George Rattray | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

 I have been asked what the InteKai Diet (ITK Wave) is and how it works. As diets are conventionally understood, ITK is not a diet. It is a system of eating designed meals at different stages to create various changes. Read More

Pilates: The anti-ageing exercise solution

Selena Deleon | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

PILATES is a system of exercises that offers both resistance in safe ranges and stretching. This serves to do two things: Stabilise joints in the optimal position and lengthen the muscles so that the joint can have a greater range of motion. Read More

How much salt does it actually take to harm your heart?

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

NEW research shows that for the vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase health risks except for those who eat more than five grams a day, the equivalent of 2.5 teaspoons of salt. Read More

Dental health facts you need to know

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

NOT taking care of your mouth can lead to many dental problems: Bad breath, gum disease, cavities, sensitivity, and even tooth loss. But the good news is, these issues are preventable. Read More

Aretha Franklin's funeral set for August 31

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held August 31 in her hometown of Detroit. Read More

'No one did it better'

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

“ Through her compositions and unmatched musicianship, Aretha helped define the American experience. In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade_our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption... Read More



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