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Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Weh dem ago do yah now? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Weh-dem-ago-do-yah-now- Local Teenage Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:47:26 GMT Strutting the world: Saint model Barbra-Lee Grant http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Strutting-the-world--Saint-model-Barbra-Lee-Grant PHOTOS: Bryan Cummings Teenage Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:04:00 GMT KSAC launches Marcus Garvey inspired poetry competition http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/KSAC-launches-Marcus-Garvey-inspired-poetry-competition The competition which is sponsored by the KSAC was launched on Marcus Garvey Day, August 17, in honour of the man who once served as councillor in the corporation.  Teenage Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:15 GMT Golden moments from Rio http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Golden-moments-from-Rio 1. Usain Bolt sealing the title of GOAT Teenage Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:45:21 GMT #ReadySetRio: Predictions for Women's 4x100m Relay http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/-ReadySetRio--Predictions-for-Women-s-4x100m-Relay Brian Pitter Teenage Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:31:40 GMT #ReadySetRio: Predictions for Men's 200m http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/-ReadySetRio--Predictions-for-Men-s-200m This is what we think: Teenage Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:27:55 GMT #ReadySetRio: Predictions for Women's 200m  http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/-ReadySetRio--Predictoons-for-Women-s-200m Here are our writers' predictions for the 200m women finals later today: Teenage Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:59:56 GMT Rihanna set to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Rihanna-set-to-receive-the-Michael-Jackson-Video-Vanguard-award Fresh off the release of her eighth studio album Anti, Rihanna follows the male artiste Kanye West as the recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award. Past winners included Jackson, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Guns N' Roses, Beastie Boys, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and Beyoncé. Teenage Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:57:11 GMT An interview with 19-year-old fashion designer Davene Jonas http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/An-interview-with-19-year-old-fashion-designer-Davene-Jonas Passionate words from talented 19-year-old Davene Jonas, a third year student at the Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts. She is a fashion designer, fashion illustrator, fashion stylist as well as a self-taught makeup artist. She says she is a God-fearing past student of the St. Andrew High School for Girls and she never fails to be motivated and inspired.  Teenage Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:10:18 GMT Fashion trends this fall http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Fashion-trends-this-fall We've now approached that back to school season, and have officially reached the Sunday of our Summer. As depressing as that sounds i'm pretty sure we still lowkey get excited for back to school shopping. Teenage Mon, 15 Aug 2016 18:36:14 GMT An interview with 17-year-old fashion photographer Alexander Wong http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/An-interview-with-17-year-old-fashion-photographer-Alexander-Wong Alex is currently in the process of enrolling at the University of Technology, Jamaica pursuing a degree in mechanical engineering. His love for aviation, technology, history and visual arts has resulted in his driven passion for commercial aviation and professional photography. His inspiration stems from literally any and everything, as his ultimate goal is to be "happy and content wherever I am in life". Teenage Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:38:44 GMT #AlbumReview: SremmLife2 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/-AlbumReview--SremmLife2 The 11-track album begins with the banger Start A Party. The 3:35 second song starts with a relatively slow wind up but hits its groove soon enough, much like any party. Teenage Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:15:08 GMT This 20-year-old didn't wait until he was out of school to start his business   http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/This-20-year-old-didn-t-wait-until-he-was-out-of-school-to-start-his-business Teens and young adults have been involved in the Jamaican business world for quite some time. But in 2016, it seems as if more youngsters are stepping up the pace, following their dreams, and starting their own businesses while juggling school and growing up. Teenage Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:22:48 GMT My Experience — the key to thrifting http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/My-Experience---the-key-to-thrifting It was the summer before I started university and I needed cheap clothes fast. I knew college was far from cheap and my personality would not allow me to wear the same shirt but in different colours everyday. I loved looking on clothing sites such as American Apparel, ASOS, Forever 21 etc but let's be honest, I just couldn't afford everything that I wanted, everything was overpriced and I ended up finding comfort in shopping at thrift stores and finding similar styles for way less. Teenage Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:43:23 GMT Green urges Jamaica’s youth to get involved http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Green-urges-Jamaica-s-youth-to-get-involved KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green is urging Jamaica’s youth to get involved in achieving sustainable consumption. Local News Fri, 12 Aug 2016 10:40:13 GMT 13-year-old farmer shows the age-less face of agriculture http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/13-year-old-farmer-shows-the-age-less-face-of-agriculture When we hear 'agriculture', it's hard to deny that the face we picture is one that is weathered and age-worn. But the fact is, agriculture isn't always a profession from ages ago.  Teenage Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:46:28 GMT Happy 54th Jamaica, land of beauty! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Happy-54th-Jamaica--Land-of-Beauty But all the black, green and gold paraphernalia and excitement aside, independence celebrations mark a time for personal and national reflection as well. Teenage Sat, 06 Aug 2016 02:54:51 GMT 10 of Jamaica's greatest accomplishments since 1962 (in our opinion) http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/10-of-Jamaica-s-greatest-accomplishments-since-1962 And yes, our little island has racked up a tremendous amount of achievements in the small amount of years it’s been independent. Here's our opinion on the 10 greatest since 1962: Teenage Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:50:56 GMT 5 great (non-sport) things that happen in Jamaica during the Olympics  http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/5-great--non-sport--things-that-happen-in-Jamaica-during-the-Olympics Why? Because Jamaicans are too busy hitting pot covers and shouting at the TV to kill people. The Olympics literally saves lives. Teenage Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:02:22 GMT Jr Gong teases new album with contemplative single Nail Pon Cross http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Jr-Gong-teases-new-album-with-contemplative-single-Nail-Pon-Cross Nail Pon Cross contemplates a range of issues as Damian Marley is wont to do, including poverty, hunger, and religion. But the main theme seems to be hypocrisy, encouraging people to not be too quick to condemn someone who has flaw just like them. Marley wails "Today might be for you but Jah might give me tomorrow, so don't count yuh eggs too fast. You might talk too soon den you pride haffi swallow, come down off yuh big high horse." Teenage Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:23:07 GMT Adahzeh on the rise http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Adahzeh-on-the-rise The five-member band Adahzeh is proving to be a refreshing change from the sounds we have come to expect from young girl groups. Though their style of music is somewhat influenced by dancehall and EDM/pop, the group produces predominantly reggae music. Teenage Fri, 05 Aug 2016 10:19:48 GMT Johvae Moo — TEEN, make-up artist and aspiring entrepreneur http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Johvae-Moo---TEEN--make-up-artist-and-aspiring-entrepreneur 18-year-old Johvae Moo has been honing her beauty skills for the past four years. Moo also focuses on her studies, as she is also pursuing a degree in entrepreneurship at the University of the West Indies, Mona. Teenage Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:19:14 GMT Alkaline, Popcaan "runnin' tings" http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/hottraxx-aug3 1. We Still A Win (World Cup) — Popcaan  Teenage Wed, 03 Aug 2016 14:57:07 GMT #ReadySetRio: Jamaica's first male Olympic diver http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/-ReadySetRio--Jamaica-s-first-diver Birth date: May 12, 1995 Teenage Wed, 03 Aug 2016 13:53:41 GMT Vlogger Elli the Viner to star in movie about Jamaican athletics http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Vlogger-Elli-the-Viner-to-star-in-movie-about-Jamaican-athletics Elliot, aka Elli the Viner is set to star in a local film entitled Sprinter. Elli confirmed to teenAGE that he would be playing the lead role in a 'film about Jamaican athletics'. Teenage Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:30:17 GMT