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Labourites celebrate 75th anniversary at conference today

GENERAL secretary of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Dr Horace Chang says the party is confident of a very successful 75th anniversary year annual conference scheduled for the National Arena, today. Read More

Vernamfield an economic game-changer, says Derby
The US$2.5-billion Vernamfield development project in Clarendon has been described as a game-changer that will benefit the Jamaican economy in terms of jobs and increased trading possibilities.... Read More

China eyes US$10 trillion in imports from LAC
 THE Government of the People's Republic of China is looking to import some US$10 trillion in goods and services from Latin America and the Caribbean over the next five years, China's Ambassador to Jamaica Tian Qi has disclosed.... Read More

Reusable shopping bags for National's A Jamaican Made Christmas
Each patron at this year's A Jamaican Made Christmas will, on entry, receive a reusable tote bag as part of National Baking Company's support for the State's move to protect the environment through a ban on single-use plastics.... Read More

Raising awareness about lung cancer

BY DR SUNIL STEPHENSON | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

NOVEMBER is reserved each year as a time when we all try to raise awareness about lung diseases. This includes not only lung cancer, but other conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Read More

Farmers with a heart

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

JACQUELINE Nelson and Nigel Swaby spend most days together on their two-acre farm in St Mary's coastal town, Annotto Bay. Read More

PHOTO: CIVIL SERVICE RUN

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton (in photo above), and, Jamaica Civil Service Association President O'Neil Grant (in photo below) cross the finish line after competing in the Jamaica Civil Service Association Civil Service Week 2018 charity run/walk in New Kingston yesterday. Read More

Ridiculous laws, silly fines

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Former Prime Minister Bruce Golding has said that some of Jamaica's laws need to be updated and, in some cases, dispensed with, as a number of them have ridiculously low fines, while some are in contravention of the Charter of Fundamental Rights. Read More

Phillips says growth not filtering to most people

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Opposition Leader and People's National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips says every Jamaican, regardless of socio-economic standing, must be afforded the opportunity to experience real economic progress for self and family. Read More

Highlights of President Xi's keynote address at China Int'l Import Expo

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

The China International Import Expo is a “trail-blazing” move in the history of international trade development. The China Int'l Import Expo (CIIE) is the first-ever import-themed national-level expo. Read More

Why am I regaining weight?

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

  THREE of the most common questions I get are: “When can I eat normally again? Can I eat more now that I have lost weight? Why am I regaining weight?” Read More

Home DNA tests doom anonymity for sperm, egg donors

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — All Ryan Kramer had to do was swab his cheek and embark on nine days of genealogical research to identify his biological father, a man who thought he would remain anonymous when he donated his sperm and never took a DNA test... Read More

CMU trio receive D&G Foundation scholarships

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

THREE Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) students — Tonian Trowers, Kemonie Jones and Danielle Eccleston — are the recipients of a total of $300,000 worth of scholarships ($100,000 each) donated by the Desnoes & Geddes Foundation. Read More

Centenarian Rachel Brown praised for her compassion

BY SHARLENE HENDRICKS Sunday Observer reporter hendrickss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Rachel Lilia Brown's home in Keystone, St Catherine was still in celebration mode on October 24, a day after she marked her 100th birthday with her nine children, 14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Read More

What is Glutathione?

With Michelle Vernon | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Glutathione is one of the most important compounds that is produced by every cell in your body. Read More



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