The Kiln-dom of Nakazzi Hutchinson
Jamaica Observer

On Wednesday, December 12 Supreme Ventures director Steven Hudson hosted “an evening of exquisite art” featuring the works of Nakazzi Hutchinson. Hutchinson is a sculptor, painter and interior designer who also...

Today's horoscope — December 16, 2018
Jamaica Observer

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, December 16, 2018: This year you might not be as generous as you have been in the past. You feel a need for more self-discipline in your life, but at times you will return to your overindulgent...

Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off 'insect apocalypse'
Jamaica Observer

HELSINKI, Finland (AFP) — Scientists in Finland have developed what they believe is the world ' s first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in insect numbers which...

Warning to some men: Women are neither acquisitions nor conquests!
Jamaica Observer

 This is an appeal, not to the universal set of Jamaican men but rather, to the intersections of sets of men who are fathers, husbands and sons, involved in some relationship with a female, but who feel that the...

Midwife faces jail for feeding stray dogs
Jamaica Observer

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AFP) — A Montenegrin animal rights activist faces jail as she has no money to pay a fine for feeding the stray dogs she has been taking care of over the past 20 years.A court found Indira Lajko...

Money, sex, power
Jamaica Observer

If money go before,All ways do lie open.— Shakespeare, The Merry Wives of Windsor, II, 2 Then everything includes itself in power,Power into will, will into appetite, and appetite a universal wolf.—...

Tourism sector increasing demand and consumption of local produce
Jamaica Observer

The Tourism Linkages Network has been reaping success through its efforts at strengthening the relationship between the tourism and the agricultural sectors, resulting in an increase in the demand and consumption of local...

Foundation tackles period poverty
Jamaica Observer

AN average of 24 girls in 29 high schools across Jamaica request sanitary products each day from guidance counsellors, according to the head of a foundation that gives primary focus to female reproductive health.Shelly...

Errol's experience
Jamaica Observer

YOU hear his hearty laugh long before his body comes into full view — a laugh that swells in intensity as he pauses to greet 'family members' in the hallways of the place he has called home for over 50 years.

Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus
Jamaica Observer

Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet — or is it the type of fat that matters?

What's on your holiday list?
Jamaica Observer

'Tis the season to be jolly so treat yourself or a loved one to something they will appreciate. With family functions, office parties, and New Year's Eve gatherings right around the corner, everyone wants to look their...

KFC's $200-m investment creates over 50 jobs in Trelawny
Jamaica Observer

FALMOUTH, Trelwany — Restaurants of Jamaica (ROJ) opened its 36th KFC restaurant in Jamaica yesterday and disclosed that an additional three are to be opened on the island next year as part of the company's thrust to...

Creating new movement patterns post-injury
Jamaica Observer

Do you have pain in your body? Does it ache at the end of the day? Do you have a niggle that you get “treated” that just seems to keep coming back? Any of these are a sign that your body is not functioning...

They used to harass tourists, now they're trained tour guides
Jamaica Observer

The Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) reports that there has been a reduction in the level of visitor harassment at the Falmouth port in Trelawny following the implementation of a social intervention programme...

Is your teen stressed?
Jamaica Observer

Most teens get stressed out by their families from time to time, but whether they bottle those emotions up or put a positive spin on things may affect certain processes in the body, including blood pressure and how immune...

Please help me get my son back
Jamaica Observer

A St Elizabeth woman is asking the Government to help her get her son back from her husband of 11 years who, she said, sold their assets, moved back to his native India, and has alienated her from her nine-year-old son...

Observer Business Leader Award gets new home
Jamaica Observer

THE AC Marriott Hotel will be the new home for the Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award presentation and banquet, replacing the Jamaica Pegasus hotel which has hosted the annual gala event for all but two of its 21...

More than 5,000 students graduate from Centre of Occupational Studies
Jamaica Gleaner

Just over 5,000 students from across the island graduated recently from the Career Advancement Programme (CAP), with another 399 obtaining their occupational associate degrees from the Centre of Occupational Studies.Over...

This week's shutterbugs
Jamaica Gleaner

1 2 3 4 More Stories Videos Latest Blogs RALLY JAMAICA NEEDS A CASE OF RED BULL Top jobs Table of Contents Copyright © 2018 The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited. A member of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group. All Rights...

City & Guilds signs MOU with HEART Trust/ NTA
Jamaica Gleaner

City & Guilds of London Institute has signed off on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the HEART Trust/NTA to provide students of the HEART Academies with globally recognised certifications in Math and...

The art of reparatory justice
Jamaica Gleaner

Imagine having something precious stolen from you and its return is conditional on your having the correct environment to repossess it. That exactly describes the case of Nigeria. The collection of over 700 works of art...

Jamaica 4-H club credits volunteerism for success
Jamaica Gleaner

One of Jamaica's largest and oldest voluntary organisations, the Jamaica 4-H Clubs, has credited its success and effectiveness to provision of support and measurable feedback from its volunteers....

Harnessing the spirit of volunteerism
Jamaica Gleaner

"How one shapes their life is always very interesting to me," says Paul Sully, country director of Peace Corps Jamaica. It is a simple yet deep-rooted statement because every one of us has as story to tell, a chapter to...

Have a merry energy-saving Christmas - Part 2
Jamaica Gleaner

The Christmas holiday is one week closer than last Sunday, when the first part of this article was published.In last week's article, we looked at five simple and effective ways you can continue to conserve energy...

Christmas pain and parties - Share a thought for those hurting at this special time
Jamaica Gleaner

Christmas channels happiness, fellowship, peace, love and compassion and instils in us a spirit of generosity to share with the less fortunate.Carolling, the lighting of Christmas trees, the exchange of gifts and partying...

Strata lots and surveyors' identification reports
Jamaica Gleaner

Most Jamaicans have a great desire to own his/her own piece of the 'Rock'. That being said, there are many persons whose dream properties is a piece of 'space', and that brings us to this week's column, strata lots and...

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