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 Teens feed the homeless http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Teens-feed-the-homeless Daily, regular men, women and young people walk by the homeless on Jamaican streets. They perhaps feel a faint pang of empathy, but they walk on with their lives. Teenage Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:25 GMT Rodriguez to Man U? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/transfer-roundup-270616 This seems to be a pure rumour as the Celta Vigo forward claims he has not had any contact with the bosses of either club. Barcelona has reportedly always been after Nolito but playing time had previously worried him. Nolito has proven in Euros so far that he is a good enough player. However, he was absolutely correct in thinking he wouldn't get much playing time at Barcelona. He would be better suited for Manchester City. Interestingly, it is said that Manchester City is willing to pay the £13.8m buy-out clause. Teenage Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:43:18 GMT Rihanna ready to smash with new Star Trek Ballad http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Rihanna-ready-to-smash-with-new-Star-Trek-Ballad The soulful ballad seemed to be in the making since 2014 when Rihanna tweeted “You’re just another brick and I am a sledgehammer.”   Teenage Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:03:22 GMT Quite Viral episode 34 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/quite-viral-episode34 Teenage Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:51:57 GMT Caribbean Fashion Week highlights http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/cfw-highlights The weekend of events had many noticeable changes; the most evident change was the location which was changed from The National Indoor Sports Centre to Pulse’s Villa Ronai. According to the Pulse Family, Villa Ronai is where Caribbean Fashion Week began and a perfect place for rebirth with title sponsor The Melia Braco Hotel. Teenage Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:16:37 GMT 5 reasons to learn a new language http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/5-reasons-to-learn-a-new-language 1.      An individual who is fluent in more than one language can pose as an excellent commodity to any organization, whether locally or internationally. The world is changing fast and learning a new language can improve your employment prospects. Most companies today perform businesses in several other countries hence, the demand for a more versatile individual becomes high – one who is well versed in at least one foreign language. Teenage Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:18:16 GMT Twitter launches spinoff app: Engage http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Twitter-launches-spinoff-app The app, Engage, helps manage the account's statistics so one can know how well their tweets are doing and is supposed to help highlight what someone's fans are talking about in real time, but with features that ensure you don't miss tweets from other verified accounts, celebs and die-hard super fans it might be even easier for your tweet from your itty bitty unverified account to go unnoticed, especially if you don't tweet at that celebrity a whole lot. Teenage Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:06:35 GMT Queen's student teenAGE's talented TEEN 2016 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Queen-s-student-teenAGE-s-talented-TEEN-2016 Student at the Queen's school, Joellee McKenzie was last Friday crowned winner of theteenAGE Expression Tours 2016. Teenage Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:57 GMT TEEN sensation Silento to perform in JA http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/TEEN-sensation-Silento-to-perform-in-JA             American TEEN sensation SILENTO, who is best known for his debut single Watch Me (Whip and Nae Nae) will be showcasing his dancing skills and making his debut performance here in Jamaica. The 18-year-old is very excited to be performing in Jamaica for the very first time as he posted on his Facebook page "I'll Be In Kingston, Jamaica Soon! Let everyone know to be at the venue with the squad."  Not only will you get a chance to meet the artiste and take a #selfie (with a fee of course) but the fourteen (14) lucky winners who entered the video contest will receive two VIP tickets and a chance to meet and perform with Silento on the YMZ stage. Teenage Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:11:31 GMT Kingston on the Edge - a dream to young artists http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Kingston-on-the-edge     The opening featured many different visual artists such as photographers, sculptors, henna artists, mixed media artists, painters, jewelry makers and realists. The photographers being exhibited mostly focused on landscape photography and gave us scenes from the waters that surround our island, straight up to the hills of St. Andrew and even across our boarders to the bright and vibrant Cuba. Teenage Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:36:19 GMT Vardy to stay? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/transfer-update-200616 In yet another twist and perhaps unsurprisingly to Arsenal fans, Arsene Wenger has recently come out and stated that the Leicester striker will stay at the King Power stadium and not make a reported £20 million move to Arsenal. "Jamie Vardy is, at the moment, at Leicester and from what I know, he will stay at Leicester." Wenger said. Teenage Sun, 19 Jun 2016 16:35:10 GMT Ten Ways to Celebrate Fathers on Fathers' Day http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Ten-Ways-to-Celebrate-Fathers-on-Fathers--Day 1. Take him to a sports game/Watch one with him Teenage Sat, 18 Jun 2016 16:13:47 GMT A chat with fashion extraordinaire Keneea Linton-George http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/A-chat-with-fashion-extraordinaire-Keneea-Linton-George Keneea wears many hats, varying from fashion designer, executive producer, and store owner. She however still found the time to sit down with teenAGE in her new boutique (Keneea Linton Boutique, 80 Lady Musgrave Rd) and answer a few questions about her journey to success and her passion for fashion. Teenage Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:10:20 GMT Rihanna and Calvin Harris team up again http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Rihanna-and-Calvin-Harris-team-up-again The video, directed by Emil Nava, shows the Bajan beauty at the centre of all the action, dancing in a glittery outfit all covered up and cupped way in a cube shaped projector with laser beams and lightning bolts filling the walls. Turning the scene into her own private party, Rihanna goes from the dessert, to the forest, to an abandoned building and even a club with raving people.   Teenage Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:05:22 GMT A surprise Sunday visit http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/my-crazy-relationship-2 So there was this girl I was talking to and she came over my house one Sunday without me knowing. After I finished playing football I came and saw her there and I was like “Is this girl serious?” Teenage Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:01:38 GMT Boys will be boys? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/wtw-boys-will-be-boys Growing up I don't remember either of my parents using those words to justify anything my older brother did, but between school and television I got the message loud and clear: boys shouldn't always be held responsible for their own acts. It didn't take years of learning or even deep reflection for me to begin to think that this wasn't fair, as even as a preteen I recall wondering where was the equivalent of this acquiescing for girls. Teenage Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13:35:09 GMT Taylor Swift and Loki?! http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Taylor-Swift-and-Loki If a little kiss on the cheek and resting her head on Hiddleston's shoulders wasn't enough to start a flurry of rumours or comments about how fast Taylor's apparently moved on, Calvin has since unfollowed Taylor and her younger brother Austin on Instagram and has deleted photos he posted of her to the site as well.The DJ has also deleted his June 2 tweet claiming that their split was drama free and that all that remains between the two is a lot of love and respect. Yikes. Teenage Wed, 15 Jun 2016 19:00:40 GMT Alkaline drops music video for Formula http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Alkaline-drops-music-video-for-Formula This one, for his new single Formula, was dropped a short while ago. It begins with seemingly raw footage of Alkaline inside a car, off camera, as adoring fans chant his name.  Teenage Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:30:45 GMT 'King of the dancehall' on top http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/hottraxx-150616 1.      Fever - Vybz Kartel Teenage Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:35:45 GMT 10 things all Jamaican kids got in trouble for http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/10-things-Jamaican-kids-got-in-trouble-for 1.  Using the change from the shop money Teenage Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:16:21 GMT 'New and exciting' promised at Caribbean Fashion Week 2016 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/New-and-exciting-promised-at-Caribbean-Fashion-Week-2016 “Caribbean Fashion Week 2016 is going to be a magical fashion village and the premiere fashion event of all time” said CEO of Pulse Investments Safia Cooper. Teenage Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:22:55 GMT Protoje releases free project on birthday http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Protoje-releases-free-album-on-birthday Royalty Free starts out with Can't Feel No Way, an eclectic mix of sounds that somehow works well together. It in fact showcases aptly why Protoje is often referred to as the face of the future of reggae music. Teenage Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:58:36 GMT The great make-up debate http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/The-great-make-up-debate On the one hand you've got girls that wear make-up and are pretty proud of their beat face. And rightly so, in my humble opinion, as it takes skill and time and effort to pull all that off.Then there are those girls that don't wear make-up. Like, not even a scratch of it. But of course there are also some that straddle the line and only get gussied up for special occasions or if they're flexin' for the 'gram. Teenage Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:28:06 GMT World Blood Donor Day http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/World-Blood-Donor-Day Did you know that blood donation by as little as 1% of the population can meet a country's basic blood requirements? Teenage Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:45:59 GMT Seriously consider Spanish as a second language http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Seriously-consider-Spanish-as-a-second-language Andrew Holness suggested in the House of Representatives last Tuesday that Jamaica ought to take the bold step of making Spanish our official second language. Teenage Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:01:30 GMT