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 Dann-I On the Rise http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Dann-I-On-the-Rise_17771342 LEAVING a group and transitioning to a solo artiste, while still surviving the obstacles is a remarkable achievement for any artiste. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Thank you, Mr Butch Stewart http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Thank-you--Mr-Butch-Stewart Dear Editor, Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:05:34 GMT Ajoyo! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Ajoyo- APPLAUSE, big voices, drama, and movements were all elements of AJOYO 2014, held on October 11, at the Courtleigh Auditorium. The fifth staging of the musical production AJOYO, under the distinguished patronage of Reverend Doctor Howard Gregor, the Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, was a big hit. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:06:15 GMT GKMS awards scholarships to over 100 children of migrant workers http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/GKMS-awards-scholarships-to-over-100-children-of-migrant-workers_17767771 OVER 100 children of migrant workers will this year receive scholarships to the tune of $1.35 m, courtesy of GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS), through its Western Union brand. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4 lands in Jamaica http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Welcome--Note-42014-10-21T05-59-13 Arange of new devices were launched by Samsung last week Thursday at the Samsung Experience Store in Half- Way-Tree. Headlining these devices was Samsung’s newest phablet, the Galaxy Note 4. Sporting a huge 5.7-inch screen with a crisp 2560 by 1440 display, the Note 4 has one of the best screens on the market. The phone is no slouch either, due to its 2.7 GHz Quad-Core processor as well as Android 4.4 Kit-Kat. Teenage Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:53:24 GMT Aacademics or athletics? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Aacademics-or-athletics-_17771388 In most Jamaican High schools, especially those that excel in sports, there is a constant debate surrounding whether or not the athletes' academics are being sacrificed for sports. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Im Case U Missed It - Aidonia's Foundation http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Im-Case-U-Missed-It---Aidonia-s-Foundation_17772182 Taking a step in a new direction, dancehall artiste Aidonia is seeking to give back to Jamaica's youth. The artiste, through his One Voice Foundation, will be giving scholarships to five students from the Maxfield Park Primary School. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT New way to search NLJ collection http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/New-way-to-search-NLJ-collection_17771402 THE National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) now offers a new service that will help its users and information seekers to more easily locate items within their collection and other libraries around the world. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT One week to start of NBA season http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/One-week-to-start-of-NBA-season_17772155 The 2014-2015 NBA season starts next Tuesday, October 28, and the excitement is palpable among basketball fans everywhere. Here is teenAGE's guide to the conferences. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Shaping young minds http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Shaping-young-minds_17771343 TREMAINE Dixon is an exceptional individual. With six CAPE distinctions to his name last year, one would believe the aspiring doctor would have had little time to dedicate to anything except his books. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Papaya: Sweet medicine http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Papaya--Sweet-medicine_17772181 APAYAS are known for their sweet taste and vibrant colour. They have numerous health benefits and have been around for centuries, even during the times of the indigenous people where the Mayans would worship papaya trees, calling them the "Tree of Life". Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Imperious Aguero destroys Spurs http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Imperious-Aguero-destroys-Spurs_17772171 Four goals from Sergio 'Kun' Aguero executed a tough 4-1 win for Manchester City against 10-man Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium. The game was characterised by the awarding of four penalties -- three for City, one for Spurs. Aguero netted two of his three penalties and scored two more sublime finishes. while Christian Eriksen scored for Spurs. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Around the Entertainment Globe http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Around-the-Entertainment-Globe_17772153 5. Don't tell 'Em, a new song by Jeremih, is currently in number six on the Hot 100, and signs of increasing popularity are evident. The top five spots, however, are taken by the likes of Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Tove Lo, Arianna Grande and Taylor Swift. These five women are steadfast in their positions, and are not willing to give them up easily. Local Youth Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT L2: Learn and lead http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/L2--Learn-and-lead_17735572 American authority on leadership, John C Maxwell, held the first L2: Learn Lead conference last Friday. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT Young love EXPLORED http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Young-love-EXPLORED_17736925 "Don't start crying again Babe, I'm here now. Trust me... I'll be there, know that." Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT TeenAGE Observer Expression Tour: Guy's Hill grooves http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Guy-s-Hill-grooves_17735707 THE second stop of this year's teenAGE Observer Expression Tours took us to Guy's Hill High School in St Catherine. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT Flexxing with - Latty J http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Flexxing-with---Latty-J_17735739 LAST Friday, Latty J travelled with the teenAGE team to Guy's Hill High in rural St Catherine. And just after she rocked the stage for the teenAGE Observer Expression Tours, we did a little Flexxing With and took the opportunity to Press Record. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT The Price of Memory to premiere at Montego Bay Cultural Centre http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/The-Price-of-Memory-to-premiere-at-Montego-Bay-Cultural-Centre_17735668 THE Montego Bay Cultural Centre and National Gallery West are pleased to present the Montego Bay premier of the documentary film, The Price of Memory, on Saturday, October 18, starting at 7:00 pm. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT 'Chikungunya Talks' debunks myths of the virus http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/-Chikungunya-Talks--debunks-myths-of-the-virus_17735726 Chikungunya Talks', a forum hosted by the Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) on Tuesday October 7 at the Institute of Jamaica Lecture Hall, focused on a number of issues, facts and myths related to the disease. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT DL750 — Fitting of any lifestyle http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/DL750---Fitting-of-any-lifestyle_17735631 In late 2013, Digicel launched their first smarthphones under the company name, the Digicel DL600 and DL700. Both phones, were not technologically groundbreaking, but offered smartphone capabilities to a new segment of the market. After almost a year; Digicel has gone back to the drawing board and has since returned with a more refined experience, the DL750. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:00:00 GMT LIME Super Cup teams to be known http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/LIME-Super-Cup-teams-to-be-known_17737092 THE first-ever daCosta Cup/LIME Super Cup qualifiers will be known this afternoon as the Inter-zone round comes to a close with 16 games. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT In Case U Missed it - Konshens fight http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/In-Case-U-Missed-it---Konshens-fight_17736871 Dancehall artiste Konshens was attacked early Tuesday morning at the weekly Mojito Mondays event in Kingston. The artiste was attacked by music producer K Swizz during an argument between the two at the event. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT International athletes endorse CDA's 5K http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/International-athletes-endorse-CDA-s-5K_17735633 Commonwealth 400m hurdle champion and Diamond League Champion Kaliese Spencer and her MVP Track teammate and Continental Cup gold medallist Christine Day have endorsed the Child Development Agency's (CDA) Fit for Children 5k Run/Walk and Push Kart Derby, set for Sunday October 19. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT Around The Entertainment Globe http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Around-The-Entertainment-Globe_17736869 5 - An up-and-coming artiste who is capturing audiences by the week is Swedish singer Tove Lo. Her hit track Habits from her 2014 album Queen of the Clouds, is currently ranked at number six on the Billboard hot 100 singles chart. The album itself is ranked number 14. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT Usual suspects dominate Europe http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Usual-suspects-dominate-Europe_17736841 After only just entering October with no more than seven games played, each of Europe's top four leagues -- English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga and Italian Serie A -- have seen their fair share of major local derbies and enticing storylines. Local Youth Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:00 GMT