What are the symptoms of a polyp of the cervix?

Medical on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Women's Health -

Cervical polyps are small growths on the cervix. They may cause symptoms that include spotting between periods or bleeding after sexual intercourse or menopause. Causes may include high estrogen levels or chronic inflammation. It is possible to remove polyps surgically, and they do not usually return. Learn more here.

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75th anniversary of the JLP

Observer on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

It was on July 8, 1943 that William Alexander Clarke Bustamante launched the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). Bustamante was initially a member of the People’s National Party (PNP) that was launched on September 18, 1938 — 80 years ago this year — and was, in fact,on the platform at the Ward Theatre when the PNP was launched. Bustamante had already founded the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU) on May 23, 1938.

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Discipline, faith and hard work

Observer on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

The following is an edited version of the presentation made at Glowell Preparatory School’s 2018 School Leaving Exercise on July 4, 2018: It is said that true education can be defined as the harmonious development of all facilities — a full and adequate preparation for life. For every human being must face the practical realities of life; its opportunities, responsibilities, defeats and successes.

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Is Manley’s vision worth revisiting?

Observer on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

On this side of the pond, over the years, democratic socialism, as a political philosophy, has taken a bad rap. This, of course, is partly due to political propaganda, ignorance, and a failure to think differently.

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Grace Previews Its Sumfest Line-Up

Observer on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

On Sunday, July 8, Grace Kitchens in conjunction with Downsound Entertainment previewed some of the items that the brand will serve in the food hall at Reggae Sumfest between July 15 and 22. Executed by Christian Sweeney, executive chef, Fuzion Food Services, the menu showcased some of Grace’s best items. The Red Stripe bar was stocked with sorrel, lemon paradise, light and original Red Stripe beers; Grace coconut water, Tropical Rhythms, D&G sodas and Catherine’s Peak…

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Nestlé Jamaica Treats Swiss Execs To A Taste Of Jamaica In 48 Hours

Observer on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

W hen news hit the Jamaican shores that the head of Nestlé Zone Americas Laurent Freixe and a few of his Swiss execs would be visiting the Rock for 48 hours for a ‘taste of the Caribbean’ with the Jamaican and Trinidadian management delegation of the Nestlé Anglo-Dutch Caribbean, it was time to put Jamaica on display. The Bob Marley Museum and the National Gallery of Jamaica were quickly pinpointed to offer a unique look into the Jamaican culture.

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Organic, Biodynamic and Sustainable Wines

Observer on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

T he topic of organic wines has come up several times over the past month. Most recently, we had a customer ask us to source only organic, biodynamic or sustainable wines for a special event she was having. We had to do digging to ensure we understood the difference. All three practices involve different techniques and guidelines as well as certifications, which can all be a little confusing. Organic Wine

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Veggie Meals On Wheels For KGN Kitchen

Observer on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

It was hot as Hades on Saturday, July 7. This did not stop the thousands of patrons from leaving the cool streams of fans and confines of air-conditioned rooms to descend upon Hope Gardens to attend KGN Kitchen. The food event took a two-year hiatus before returning for its 12th iteration. “We had a chance to regroup. In addition, there were a number of scheduling conflicts,” said Leisha Wong, co-principal of KGN Kitchen. Wong had a number of other events that she was…

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Letter of the Day | Move away from cronyism and nepotism

Gleaner on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:As news of the scandal-hit state agency Petrojam circulates, it is puzzling how such a young person like Floyd Grindley (age 38) was appointed general manager of Petrojam, Jamaica’s state-run petroleum refinery. Amid the reports of…

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Something Extra | Thursday

Gleaner on July 12th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

Come hungry, leave happy. That was the mission at the unveiling of Grace Kitchens Cafe’s menu, for this year’s staging of Reggae Sumfest. The evening, dubbed ‘flava with a beat’, saw good people indulging in good food while enjoying a…

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