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Interest in the Jamaica Observer Your Health Your Wealth Symposium is high as a record number of people have already indicated that they will attend today’s inaugural event. Set for a ...

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Healthy start
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  CORPORAL Stokely Fagan, the 2017 LASCO top cop, who has been described as a beacon of hope in his Bay Farm Villa community in Kingston, said that he hopes that the award will inspire others in ...

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LASCO Top Cop
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Armed with data showing that just about half of the global demand for castor oil and its related products are being met, Jamaican stakeholders are laying the foundation to benefit from the industry ...

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Eye on castor oil
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The Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) methodology was once dubbed an experiment by many local coaches, but the performance of Jamaica’s Zaneta Alvaranga at the recently concluded Cari ...

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Stamp of approval
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Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah made the most of a deteriorating fourth-day pitch to leave West Indies desperately staring at defeat in the first Test at Sabina Park in Kingston. The 30-year-old ...

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Staring defeat
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SOUND system selector Gabre Selassie has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree on May 15, in relation to an incid ...

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Dub club debacle

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SPORT

No more doubts

Yes, there were many doubters. Yes, there were many who said that he was just lucky. Yes, there were many who concluded that he could not match strides with the best on offer. Well the doubters hav ... Read More

Windies staring defeat
Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah made the most of a deteriorating fourth-day pitch to leave West Indies desperately staring at defeat in the first ...... Read More

Stamp of approval
The Ultra Short Race Pace Training (USRPT) methodology was once dubbed an experiment by many local coaches, but the performance of Jamaica&rsquo ...... Read More

Caribbean Choice stays with the ‘ladies’
In its commitment to the racing industry, GraceKennedy, through its Caribbean Choice brand, has once again stepped forward as the main title sponsor ...... Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Kaya Fest was smoking

THERE was plenty of weed to go around at the inaugural Kaya Fest, held at Bayfront Park Amphitheater in Miami recently. But the music, especially from the Marley brothers, was just as potent. St ... Read More

Dub club debacle
SOUND system selector Gabre Selassie has been released from police custody and is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court i ...... Read More

Carnival night scare in the city
REVELLERS, pedestrians, and motorists plying West King’s House Road in St Andrew on Sunday were given the scare of their lives as Corporate A ...... Read More

It’s all good
SCORES of revellers seeking to attend Heineken Rio’s after-party on Waterloo Road in St Andrew on Sunday, escaped major injuries as a result o ...... Read More

ALL WOMAN

Conversations you should avoid if you are just friends

There are certain topics that are inappropriate between friends, especially if one is in a serious relationship. These topics can suggest that you are not really serious about your relationship, an ... Read More

Dealing with an obsessive woman
Many men are of the view that once a woman becomes obsessed with a man she is crazy and insecure. But I think that when a woman displays this sort ...... Read More

Roxann Linton: Service is her business
I was meeting her for the first time, and I was immediately struck by her aura, which radiated pure authenticity. Her warm, unaffected manner be ...... Read More

Sex secrets from older women
THEY say the older the berry, the sweeter the wine, and when it comes to women, like fine wine, they do get better with age. So it comes as no sur ...... Read More

COLUMNS

Entrepreneurs of a new order

It was encouraging to read the journey of Yoni Epstein in the Sunday Finance magazine of the Sunday Observer, April 16, 2017. His story is one of inspiration to Jamaican entrepreneurs. What cap ... Read More

Multilateralism is a key element in promoting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
The end of last year and the start of the current one were marked by major changes and enormous uncertainties, although there were also some notable ...... Read More

Our priorities are all screwed up
The curtains came down recently on the Inter-secondary Schools’ Sports Association’s 107th Boys’ and Girls’ championships ...... Read More

Preventing the pain of road deaths
The tragic death of Olympian and Jamaica record holder Germaine Mason is a stark reminder that motorcyclists represent a high percentage of Jamaic ...... Read More

REGIONAL

JTA pays homage to history at Mizpah Primary

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the teachers’ union, Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), gathered in their numbers at the Mizpah Primary School in Walderston, northern Ma ... Read More

Manchester High making strides in foreign language education
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Head of the Modern Languages Department at the Manchester High School, Petrena Ledgister, says that learning a forei ...... Read More

Certification upgrade for 128 basic school teachers
May Pen, Clarendon — One hundred and twenty-eight early childhood practitioners from Clarendon and Manchester recently completed a year-long ...... Read More

Men Who Cook set for April 30
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Establishing a pathology lab for the Southern Health Region, which serves public hospitals and clinics in Manchester ...... Read More

EDITORIALS

Mrs Frankson spoke well until...

On our list of most admired Jamaican women, Mrs Doreen Frankson, the former president of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA), takes pride of place. Her contribution to the development ... Read More

Rain shows our infrastructure needs urgent upgrade
The extensive damage done to sections of eastern and southern parishes by rain over the past few days has not given us confidence that Jamaica is pr ...... Read More

Will UK snap elections give Jamaican PM any ideas?
British Prime Minister Theresa May’s declaration of June 8, 2017 as the date for the next general election in the United Kingdom (UK) represe ...... Read More

Amidst the sorrow of Mr Mason’s passing
Death is never easy. It is even more difficult to accept when the person who passes is young and not ailing. The suddenness of the individual&rsquo ...... Read More

AUTO

Scotiabank’s cocktails and conversations

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scotiabank took time out on March 16 to treat “premium banking” clients here to an intimate evening with members of the division. The occasion, called & ... Read More

Audi lauds ATL’s superb work
GERMAN luxury brand Audi is lauding Jamaican dealership ATL Automotive for its exceptional work in the Caribbean. The occasion was the launc ...... Read More

Audi Q5 raises the bar
SEVERAL journalists from Latin America, and the French- and English-speaking Caribbean jetted to Mexico recently to witness the veils being pulled ...... Read More

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