Bookends: According to Writer Earl McKenzie, Truth is the Main Aim of Literature
Jamaica Observer

Today, the Bookends series of conversations #CaribbeanStrong between Jacqueline Bishop and writers from around the region concludes with Jamaican philosopher, writer and visual artist Earl McKenzie.

And The 2019 Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards Lifetime Achievement Award Goes To...GARY 'BUTCH' HENDRICKSON
Jamaica Observer

Since 1952, the name National has become a household staple for most Jamaicans. 'Always Baking Something Better'; 'Delivering Freshness Every Day' and, 'For Every Jamaican Moment' are a few taglines of the bakery many of...

Sunday Brew — May 26, 2019
Jamaica Observer

How a stupid bus driver forced an Indian doctor to weepDr Ashok Jasti Kumar is a medical doctor based at the Annotto Bay Hospital in St Mary. Over the 14 years that he has been at the hospital, he has saved many lives and...

STETHS student sees new future in ICT
Jamaica Gleaner

“Up until the hackathon, I figured I would be a maths teacher, but now that our team has won this award for our app, I’m really thinking maybe I’m good enough go into IT. I was wondering if I was that good...

Liguanea Lodge art auction supports art education
Jamaica Gleaner

For 27 years, Liguanea Lodge 1479 has been hosting an art auction, its main annual fundraising event. This year, the event was held on Thursday, May 16, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston According to lodge master...

Angles of fine art
Jamaica Gleaner

In a right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides – The Pythagorean Theorem. A fundamental principle in mathematics, it is not surprising that...

Relearning, balancing and hip hop
Jamaica Gleaner

Life, they say, is all about finding that equilibrium, work and pleasure being one key component in the grand scheme of it … and when there happens to be a union of both, it’s like finding one’s Zen on a...

Tech reporting workshop for journalists June 1-2
Jamaica Gleaner

A two-day technology reporting workshop in Kingston from June 1-2 is expected to enhance the capacity of Jamaican journalists to cover a field often considered complex. The workshop is being hosted by Management Control...

Chuck blames banks for fraud racket boom
Jamaica Gleaner

Minister of Justice Delroy Chuck has called for bankers to provide more foolproof systems to curb the incidence of fraud at financial institutions following suggestions that the justice system is not doing enough to deter...

Island roots spur army girl - Cadet of Jamaican parents among record 34 black women to graduate from West Point
Jamaica Gleaner

WESTERN BUREAU: When young Kate Campbell decided that she wanted to pursue a career in the United States Armed Forces, she wasn’t sure how to break the news to her Jamaica-born parents. Not that she wouldn’t...

Damion Mitchell | Karl Samuda and the cloudy JC money
Jamaica Gleaner

I watched in awe last Tuesday as Karl Samuda, the minister without portfolio with responsibility for education, bulldozed a gullible Michael Stewart, the Manchester South MP who is also the Opposition’s deputy...

Red Stripe shields promotional girls - Policy to protect brand marketers from sex harassment
Jamaica Gleaner

Rampant sexual harassment of brand promoters who work in the entertainment industry – the majority of whom are women – has forced at least one company to take a bold step to protect them, and it is seeking...

We didn’t fund Reid’s yacht party – ministry
Jamaica Gleaner

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has reported that it did not organise or fund the yacht party for its since-discarded portfolio minister Ruel Reid. Responding to questions via email last week, the...

Green light for illiterate drivers - ITA petitioned to give licences in customised exam
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaicans who are functionally illiterate could soon have a better chance of securing a driver’s licence, as the Island Traffic Authority (ITA) has been petitioned to modify the examination that is used to measure...

Orville Brown | Edward Seaga: The People Programmes – Part 2
Jamaica Gleaner

Edward Seaga is remembered most for his successes in economic management, for charting the course to development in the Independence decade, and for managing the difficult task of economic recovery in the deliverance era...

Engineers' Angle | Robotics as an economic tool –Part 2
Jamaica Gleaner

Is Jamaica ready for increased use of robotics technology and automation? The answer is a resounding yes. The time to invest and implement automation in business processes is now. But, how will Jamaicans tackle the...

Axe to fall on Audit Commission - State watchdog’s fate tied to rising concerns over underperformance
Jamaica Gleaner

The Government is to disband the Audit Commission, an oversight body it created 13 years ago to monitor the performance of public-sector audit committees and make reports to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service....

Turn NIDS failure into a successful national ID effort
Jamaica Observer

A national identification card and number represent official verification that a citizen has constitutional rights and privileges in a nation. Such identification is increasingly a matter of public, private, and personal...

Voting matters... and other matters
Jamaica Observer

The comfort of the tree is the comfort of the bird. — A Yoruba proverb, Nigeria 

The Other
Jamaica Observer

Let every eye negotiate for itselfAnd trust no agent,For beauty is a witchAgainst whose charm, Faith melteth in blood.— Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing II, 1 

Strength training & the heart
Jamaica Observer

MOST people who read the health pages in this newspaper, will by now, hopefully, be fully convinced of the great benefits of regular exercise to health and longevity.

Epican hopes MoBay outlet will boost cannabis appeal
Jamaica Observer

NOW that Epican, Jamaica's first legal cannabis dispensary, has opened its doors to the people of Montego Bay, St James, and its environs, officials of the company are hoping that its success will help to fertilise the...

Losing weight not like you imagined
Jamaica Observer

 WHEN most people imagine themselves on a weight loss diet, they envision it as challenging, requiring self-discipline , and taking time — that is all true.However, many people also envisage that once they are...

Is your job bad for your teeth? Find out...
Jamaica Observer

WHEN you think of risk factors for poor dental health, what comes to mind?Not brushing enough, eating too much candy and avoiding the dentist might be on your list. Here's another one to add: Your job.Some occupations can...

Bon voyage, Robin duQuesnay
Jamaica Observer

A mass celebrating the life of Lithographic Printers founder Paul Robin duQuesnay was held at Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church in St Andrew yesterday.The affable businessman and thalassophile passed away on May 5. He...

Germs: Always lurking
Jamaica Observer

THE average household hosts millions of germs, which are tiny organisms that can cause infection and disease.They are invisible to the human eye, but they are everywhere: In the air, soil and water, and on food, plants...

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