Veteran actress Stickney shows off her love for Jamaica

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MONTEGO BAY, St James — Many Jamaicans may have seen her acting in a number of movies, including How Stella Got her Groove Back — filmed on the island — read her three books, or have been entertained by her onstage performances.

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UWI, UTech students lament limited part-time job opportunities

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With the start of a new semester last week for most university students, many are seeking part-time job opportunities as they resume full-time studies.According to students from The University of the West Indies and the University of Technology Jamaica, there are not enough part-time or flexible job opportunities for full-time students in Jamaica.

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Veteran actress Stickney shows off her love for Jamaica

Observer on January 26th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Many Jamaicans may have seen her acting in a number of movies, including How Stella Got her Groove Back — filmed on the island — read her three books, or have been entertained by her onstage performances.

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UWI, UTech students lament limited part-time job opportunities

Observer on January 26th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

With the start of a new semester last week for most university students, many are seeking part-time job opportunities as they resume full-time studies.According to students from The University of the West Indies and the University of Technology Jamaica, there are not enough part-time or flexible job opportunities for full-time students in Jamaica.

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Bright 2020 start for Digicel winner of $800k ‘Shake to Win’ prize

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Monday, January 20, 2020: A day after starting a new job, Digicel customer Georgia Whilby found out that she had won the runner-up grand prize of a Digicel Family Pack in the company’s Shake to Win Christmas promotion, valued at almost $800,000.

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Woman’s body with throat cut found in Trelawny

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DUNCAN’S BAY, Trelawny — The Trelawny Police Division recorded its first murder since the start of the year following the gruesome discovery of an unidentified woman, believed to be in her early 20s, whose blood-drenched body was found in an isolated area with the throat slit, yesterday morning.Last year, 30 murders were recorded in the parish.

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Coronavirus

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AS Jamaica steps up its sensitisation of key stakeholders as it seeks to ensure operational readiness for the novel coronavirus, travellers to the island can also expect vigilant airport screening.

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Environment concern over land reclamation in marine park

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A controversial land development in The Lagoons residential community in Montego Bay continues to draw the ire of neighbours who still question how it got approval from the country’s environmental authority.

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J’cans in China worried

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Master’s degree student Norville Belvett wishes he were anywhere else but his dorm room in Wuhan. The Chinese city has been under lockdown for the past four days because of a worsening of last December’s outbreak of a previously unknown respiratory virus — coronavirus (2019-nCoV) — that has since spread beyond China’s borders.

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‘Mi never look too much woman’

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CENTENARIAN O’Neil McKenzie was reflective on his 100 years of life when he gladly opened up on what has been his secret for long and healthy living.“Hard work and rest is what keep me going. I never drink, I never smoke and, at the same time, I never look too much woman,” laughed the doting husband who, along with his wife Hyacinth, 74, welcomed the Jamaica Observer to their home in Fellowship, Portland last Tuesday.

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