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 VIDEO: Ncredible Link http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Ncredible-Link DANCEHALL-FUSION artiste Kreesha Turner dropped by the Jamaica Observer offices yesterday for our Monday Exchange and brought with her entertainer/music, television and movie producer Nick Cannon. Local Youth Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:43:18 GMT St Richards finally takes JSCQ trophy http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/St-Richards-finally-takes-JSCQ-trophy_18100505 ST Richards Primary turned the tables on rivals Mona Preparatory to emerge as victors of the 2014 season of Television Jamaica's (TVJ) Junior Schools Challenge Quiz. The teams, who also met in the finals last year, brought the curtains down on this year's competition in the finals, held on two Mondays ago at the TVJ studios in Kingston. Local Youth Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT Starlight Broadway Tour http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Starlight-Broadway-Tour_18100499 THE Browne Entertainment Arts and Media (BEAM), joined by the Performing Arts All-Stars of Jamaica, recently went all out in presenting a musical theatre experience at the Little Theatre. Local Youth Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT Respect Jamaica encourages dialogue with teen debate http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Respect-Jamaica-encourages-dialogue-with-teen-debate_18100503 IN celebration of Human Rights Day, the Respect Jamaica Initiative hosted a panel discussion on inspiring respect, last Wednesday at the Venetian, Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel. Local Youth Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT Red devils dispatch arch-rivals http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Red-devils-dispatch-arch-rivals-_18108205 Manchester United grabbed three crucial points when they blanked their nemesis Liverpool 3-0 at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata netted in a cagey first half, but the game was finished off by Robin van Persie on 71 minutes. David De Gea was again United's Man of the Match after making eight exceptional saves. Local Youth Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT NIA premieres second anti-corruption documentary http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/NIA-premieres-second--anti-corruption-documentary_18100512 IN recognition of International Anti-Corruption Day, the National Integrity Action premiered their second documentary, Building Integrity: A Work In Progress, at the Cineplex Movie theatre last Tuesday. Local Youth Tue, 16 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT Christmas across the world http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Christmas-across-the-world_18070609 Russia - In Russia, Christmas is celebrated in a whole different way than it is in Jamaica. For starters, Russians don't celebrate Christmas on December 25, but rather on January 7. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Roy Hall Memorial Scholarship announces 2014 recipient http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/-p-Roy-Hall-Memorial-Scholarship-announces-2014-recipient--p---_18070534 STUDENT of the School of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA), Sashay Scott, is the 2014 recipient of the Roy Hall Memorial Scholarship. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT AXE launches Gold Temptation in the city http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/AXE-launches-Gold-Temptation-in-the-city_18064850 TRAFFIC came to a halt at the Half Way Tree Transport Centre two Fridays ago to witness the arrival of newest and most irresistible male fragrance from Axe — Gold Temptation. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Jermaine Edwards produces a classic http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Jermaine-Edwards-produces-a-classic_18070973 Artiste: Jermaine Edwards Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Why not start your own business? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Why-not-start-your-own-business_18070529 ST Jago High School is planning to win Champs next year. Some students say they are so confident of victory that they have formed a company to produce victory bracelets. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT 12 Mini Miss Jamaica finalists sashed http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/12-Mini-Miss-Jamaica-finalists-sashed_18070482 TWELVE girls, aged six to 10, were sashed for the finals of the Mini Miss Jamaica 2014 contest at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kingston. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT UWI students get study break from Digicel http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/UWI-students-get-study-break-from-Digicel_18070508 HUNDREDS of University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI) students were treated to a surprise study break by Digicel during 'Beat Season' at the UWI campus on Thursday, December 4. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Style Shot - Not that, DO THIS http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Style-Shot---Not-that--DO-THIS_18070968 Let's be honest, we are not always stylish. There are times when we just don't 'feel the vibes' to be style magazine worthy. Often times, we just want to pull on the most comfortable combination of clothes. But, unfortunately, sometimes what you wear is just not appropriate. Which only leaves Style Shot to impart some fashionable wisdom -- see where you have been going wrong and take note of the solutions. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Protect Di Goal http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Protect-Di-Goal_18070504 WE were introduced to Gina Hargitay in 2013 when she won the title of Miss Jamaica World. The then 18-year-old, who believes in the words of Mahatma Ghandi, "be the change you want to see in the world", used her Miss Jamaica World platform to get involved in various causes that seek to help and empower persons, especially young people. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT In Case U Missed It - Chris Brown single... again http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Chris-Brown-single_18070619 It was just two weeks ago Karrueche Tran was publicly defending her relationship with her long time beau, Chris Brown on social media. Well now, Karrueche is the one throwing blows at Chris Brown, as the two are once again going through a break-up. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Sorrel A Jamaican favourite http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Sorrel-A-Jamaican-favourite_18070509 HAVING a sorrel drink remains a traditional favourite during the Christmas season. Jamaican sorrel was originated in West Africa. It has many names including Rosella, Rosa de Jamaica, Red Sorrel and Cabitutu. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Around the Entertainment Globe http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Around-the-Entertainment-Globe_18070512 5 -The nominees for the Grammy Awards, to be held early next year, have been announced. Nominations were made on Friday of last week for over 80 categories, which cover the main musical genres, albums, videos and films. Big on the nominations list are Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Iggy Azalea, Eminem, Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift and Sam Smith. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Warriors slaying all in their path http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Warriors-slaying-all-in-their-path_18070972 THE Golden State Warriors (17-2) have surged to the top of the Western Conference on the back of a franchise record 12 wins in a row. The franchise high was attained with a 112-102 win over the Chicago Bulls with power forward Draymond Green amassing 31 points, seven rebounds, four steals, and three blocks as the Bulls geared their defence towards containing Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT NBA iLIKES http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/NBA-iLIKES_18070971 5 - Blake Griffin received the dish from Chris Paul at the top of the New Orleans Pelicans and surged straight down the middle to deliver the tomahawk rim-rocker as Mohamed Asik et al could only look on, in fear of being posterised. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT Man City close in on leaders http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Man-City-close-in-on-leaders_18070989 Premier League leaders Chelsea lost their first match of the season at Newcastle in a 2-1 result. Substitute Papiss Demba Cisse scored twice against the run of play in the 57th and 78th minutes before Didier Drogba headed in seven minutes from time. Chelsea has now dropped five points in the last three games. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT The highway to happiness http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/The-highway-to-happiness_18070505 For every minute you are angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness. Local Youth Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT Farmer Joe http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Framer-Joe_18032681 LAST week Tuesday, the teenAGE team journeyed to Westmorland to see the talent that Frome Technical High School had to show. Local Youth Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:00:00 GMT STEM Centre opened by GraceKennedy http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/STEM-Centre-opened-by-GraceKennedy_18030867 The centre, located on Water Lane in Parade Gardens, was made possible through an MOU signed in October 2011 between the Grace and Staff Foundation and the United States Agency for International Aid (USAID). Local Youth Tue, 02 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT Tackling STRESS http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Tackling-STRESS_18030934 DUE to adverse or demanding circumstances, stress can change an individual's mental or emotional state. Local Youth Tue, 02 Dec 2014 03:00:00 GMT