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Positive growth for Unique Vacations

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Unique Vacations Limited (UVL), a novel call centre which is the global representative for Sandals and Beaches resorts, has grown by leaps and bounds since its establishment in 2004, officials have said. Read More

Iona High past student passes the baton
It was like homecoming for Reverend Millard Edwards, 85, a past student of the former Folk High School, founded in 1949, as he sat among students of the now Iona High School in Tower Isle, St Mary, some 60-odd years later.... Read More

Derrick Smith recalls Troy Caine's talent as a graphic artist
The late political researcher and commentator, Troy Caine, is best known as a political commentator and researcher, whose extensive knowledge of the Jamaican political landscape and history made him a favourite of local media.... Read More

Sandals experience excites Reggae Girlz
The Reggae Girlz are bubbling with excitement about their experiences at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort during the historic pre-Women's World Cup Training Camp currently taking place in the garden parish of St Ann.... Read More

Ammunition seized in Denham Town

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

 A team of police personnel assigned to the Denham Town Police Division in west Kingston seized several assorted rounds of ammunition during an operation on Metcalfe Street, Denham Town, last week. Read More

Alleged thief tries to fake mental condition

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

 There was laughter in the court after a man who is in custody for simple larceny told the judge that he is having a mind problem and wanted to see a psychiatrist. Read More

A Mother's Nghtmare

BY SHARLENE HENDRICKS Sunday Observer Staff reporter hendrickss@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

TEN years is a long time to be living in constant fear that the father of your child could eventually kill you. But what is even worse is knowing that neither the police nor the courts can do anything to stop him. Read More

Man who assaults ex claims she is upset at him for not marrying her

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

A man who was hauled before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court for reportedly punching his child's mother repeatedy in her face, claimed that the complainant was lying on him and was doing so because he told her he was not ready to get married. Read More

Pull your 'self' up

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

STARTING a new year can begin with a lift, using the visual of elevation both figuratively, as it applies to life skills, and applying it to your physical training practice. Believe it or not, pulling your spine upwards can increase your height, change the shape of your entire body and... Read More

Patterson wants National Security Commission

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

Retired Prime Minister of Jamaica PJ Patterson has called for the establishment of a National Security Commission in a bid to fight excessive crime and violence in this northern Caribbean island. Read More

What are gumline cavities?

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

BEING diagnosed with a cavity can be stressful, but you're not alone. Read More

Campaign targets gay conversion therapy in China

Sunday, January, 20 2019    

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — A Chinese artist and a gay policeman have launched an unusually bold public protest campaign in which bright-red trucks bearing slogans denouncing homosexual “conversion therapy” are being paraded through several major... Read More

How to train the body's own cells to combat antibiotic resistance

BY ZAHIDUL ALAM University of Pennsylvania | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

 Drug-resistant superbugs have threatened human health for decades. Read More

The keto diet: Is it all hype?

BY FITZ-GEORGE RATTRAY | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

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Driving under the influence of marijuana

Dr Derrick Aarons | Sunday, January, 20 2019    

GANJA has been used historically in our society for both recreation as well as religious purposes. Read More



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