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Mother accused of damaging daughter's $500,000 television

with Tanesha Mundle | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

An elderly woman is now before the court on allegations that she damaged her daughter's French window and her $500,000 flat-screen TV, after stoning her house. 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

When your dentist part of your mouth

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

SOMETIMES your dentist needs to numb a part of your mouth. In order to do this, he or she injects medicine into your gum or inner cheek. This medicine is called local anaesthesia. Read More

Pilates: A one size fits all

Selena DeLeon | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

BEING a Pilates addict, my opinions in this article are, of course, biased, but I hope to impart a bit of inspiration and knowledge about the subject of the Pilates method and how it can serve to benefit your needs in your everyday life. Read More

A star shines again

BY HG HELPS Editor-at-Large helpsh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

This article, first printed in the Jamaica Observer on Sunday, September 8, 2013, chronicles the life of Dalton Harris, the Jamaican singer who has been wowing judges and audiences at Britain's X Factor television talent show over the past few weeks. The results... Read More

IRIS MILLER – An ambassador of love, an agent of peace

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Iris Willelmina Miller was remembered as an ambassador of love and an agent of peace during the recent thanksgiving service for her life at the St James Parish Church in Montego Bay. Read More



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