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 More education or more distraction? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/More-education-or-more-distraction-_17954111 THE Ministry of Education has invested nearly $1 billion to the Tablets in Schools Programme, and has recently revealed encouraging results from the pilot project. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT JAA Junior Club instrumental in installation of Jonathan Grant sidewalk http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/JAA-Junior-Club-instrumental-in-installation-of-Jonathan-Grant-sidewalk_17954267 MEMBERS of the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA) Junior Club, are encouraged to conceptualise and implement advocacy projects that will help to improve Road Safety within their school communities. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Talents & Gifts http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Talents---Gifts_17954133 DRAMATISTS, singers, poets, lyricists, dancers, and instrumentalists were all very present when the teenAGE Observer Expression Tours visited the Seventh-Day Adventist school May Pen High last week. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Paving the way for youth http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Paving-the-way-for-youth_17955055 The Honourable Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth and Culture and Jason McNeish, Youth and Digital Media Officer, JNBS, lead students in the Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre to the launch of National Youth Month, after being entertained by a flash mob. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT teenAGE writer among honourees at CXC Awards http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/teenAGE-writer-among-honourees-at-CXC-Awards_17954165 teenAGE Observer writer, Louis Davis, was among over 100 students who received awards last Friday at the Jamaica Association of Principals and Secondary Schools (JAPSS) National CXC Awards ceremony held at St George's College. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT ARTESA: YOUR jewellery designer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/ARTESA--YOUR-jewellery-designer_17846597 LIKE most of us, Grace-Ann Shaw has a thing for bling. It was this passion that led her to become the founder and operator of jewellery enterprise, ARTESA. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Golden Apple http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Golden-Apple_17954102 ONLY in Jamaica is this fruit called June plum. It is known in other countries as Jew plum, golden apple or hog plum. Its botanical name is ambarella spondias dulcis ambere and was introduced in Jamaica in 1782. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Charlie Smith, JC to battle for Manning Cup http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Charlie-Smith--JC-to-battle-for-Manning-Cup_17955050 EITHER Charlie Smith or Jamaica College (JC) will be crowned champions of the 2014 ISSA/LIME Manning Cup. Both teams secured a place in the finals after wins on Saturday over Wolmer's Boys and Camperdown respectively. Charlie Smith won their game 1-0, while JC got a 4-2 result. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Around the Entertainment Globe http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Around-the-Entertainment-Globe_17954099 5 - Kim Kardashian attempted to break the internet last week, when she posted a sneak peak of her photoshoot for Paper Magazine. In one of the raunchy photos she was completely nude, save for black gloves and a pearl choker. She also released other photos from the shoot, including one in which she successfully balanced a glass of champagne on her derriere. As expected, there has been a lot of debate over the weekend about the appropriateness of the photographs, considering that she has a young daughter and a husband. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT WAYNE ROONEY: 100 not out http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/WAYNE-ROONEY--100-not-out_17955122 OVER a decade ago, 11 years and nine months to be exact, a 17-year-old Wayne Mark Rooney made his international debut for England in their friendly against Australia. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT NBA iLIKES http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/NBA-iLIKES_17955049 5 DeMar DeRozan decided to add a little style and flair to his lay-up against the Sixers this week, spinning 360 degrees and taking contact before making the soft two-handed finish. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT What type of learner are YOU? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/What-type-of-learner-are-YOU-_17954300 YOU really should have begun ages ago, but if you have been devoted to reading over, now is the right time to really start. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT US Embassy to host College Fair this week http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/US-Embassy-to-host-College-Fair-this-week_17954278 Jamaicans interested in tertiary studies in the United States (US) will have the opportunity to explore higher education options, at the U.S. Embassy's College Fair. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Climate Change Division calls young logo designers http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Climate-Change-Division-calls-young-logo-designers_17955037 DESIGN Our Logo! is the call to any young artist and/or graphic designer under 25 years, who wish to participate in a worth while cause — combating Climate Change. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 03:00:00 GMT Marauding Grizzlies top conference http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Marauding-Grizzlies-top-conference_17955047 THE Memphis Grizzlies (9-1) now top the conference after three straight wins as well as their 19th consecutive regular season victory at home. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT In Case U Missed It - Where's the crown? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/In-Case-U-Missed-It---Where-s-the-crown-_17954098 In July Laurie-Ann Chin won the prestigious title of Miss Jamaica World 2014, and a beautiful crown to go along with it, but now the crown has been snatched away from the beauty. It is reported that about three weeks ago the crown was stolen in Montego Bay. While at a fashion event in the second city, it is reported that thieves broke into Chin's Audi A3 Sedan and stole the crown. So far the matter is reportedly still under investigation and there has been no suspects. Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Young artiste managers host symposium http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Young-artiste-managers-host-symposium_17955041 Third year Entertainment and Cultural Enterprise Management (ECEM) class, will be hosting ta public forum in aid of fulfilment for the course CLTR3505: "The Art of Artist Management". Local Youth Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Remembering veterans… http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Remembering-veterans-_17912119 TODAY is the 11th day in the 11th month of the year. We asked fellow teenagers the question: What do you know about Veterans’ Day? Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT DIY Style Guide http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/DIY-Style-Guide_17891667 "I have so much clothes, but I just don't know how to wear them." Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:30:00 GMT Rich golden liquid http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Rich-golden-liquid_17846587 HONEY is a sweet substance that can serve as a substitute for sugar. This rich golden liquid is the product of honey bees. The process of making honey begins with bees feasting on flowers and collecting nectar in their mouths. Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Super JC win first trophy of season http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Super-JC-win-first-trophy-of-season_17910594 JAMAICA College (JC) are the champions of the inaugural ISSA/LIME Super Cup. They defeated Holy Trinity 2-0 at Sabina Park on Saturday evening to claim their first title for the season. Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Nesbeth: On to Victory http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Nesbeth--On-to-Victory_17903752 THE cliché term 'from nothing to something' is rarely used by Nesbeth, but can be seen as a fitting description to explain his background and current position. Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT In Case U Missed It - Dynamic Duo of Beenie Man and Bounty Killer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/In-Case-U-Missed-It_17903197 Beenie Man and Bounty Killer have collaborated their musical talents on their newest single called Legendary. The two artistes, who, over the years, have been known to be musical rivals, are said to have put their differences aside years ago, and wanted to do a song together. Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT UWI Banking League celebrates fantastic four http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/UWI-Banking-League-celebrates-fantastic-four_17903198 IT has been exactly four years since Banking League came into existence at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus. Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMT Wolmer's, JC in Manning Cup semis http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Wolmer-s--JC-in-Manning-Cup-semis_17910583 WOLMER'S Boys' and Jamaica College secured their places in the ISSA/LIME Manning Cup semi-finals last week under very different circumstances. Local Youth Tue, 11 Nov 2014 02:00:00 GMT