Poor boy with no food and shoes rises to the top
GROWING up with his grandmother in rural St Elizabeth, Lennox Rowe could not attend school more than three days a week as he had to stay home to work in the field and accompany the elderly woman to the market.
But despite his poor attendance at primary school and sometimes going to bed witho ...
A bright Jamaican who is admired by Obama
Radcliffe Saddler was sitting in his first college class at 14 years old. Now 18, Saddler has completed an Associate Degree in Applied Science and is an employee at one of the world's largest computer companies -- International Business Machines (IBM).
Born in Kingston Jamaica, Saddler emigra ...
unable to steal
CAR thieves appear to have adopted a level of ruthlessness by torching vehicles they have targeted but which they are unable to steal, the Jamaica Observer has learnt.
The newspaper's attention was drawn to this new atrocity after firefighters were called to put out a motorcar blaze at a hous ...