LOCAL FORECAST Friday July 13,2018

Power on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Power 106 News -

There is a Trough across Jamaica.The Trough is expected to linger across the island through to the Saturday, thereafter a Tropical Wave is expected to move

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Appleton Estate Tour whitewashes history

Gleaner on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:On June 5, 2018, a group of us from the UK toured the Appleton Estate in St Elizabeth. The tour was professionally conducted. That is until the narrative about the plantation’s history began to unfold. It started with a cute little…

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What are the symptoms of stage 4 breast cancer?

Medical on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Women's Health -

When breast cancer reaches stage 4, it will have spread from the breast to other parts of the body. Cancer cells in new parts of the body can cause a wide variety of symptoms. Here, we explain the symptoms that occur when breast cancer spreads to the bones, liver, or brain. We also cover other symptoms and treatment.

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How can you tell if your baby is head down?

Medical on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Women's Health -

Baby dropping is when the baby’s head faces downward in the womb before birth. It usually happens toward the end of the third trimester. There is no specific week that women should expect their baby to drop. Signs include a lower belly and pressure in the pelvis. Learn more about signs of baby dropping here.

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Is there a way to lose weight on birth control?

Medical on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Women's Health -

Many women who use birth control believe that weight gain can be a side effect. While studies oppose weight gain related to birth control pills, some individuals report gaining weight after they start taking them. However, lifestyle changes can help weight control when a person is on birth control. Learn more here.

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Holness not dancing here; will he dance abroad as Caricom prez?

Observer on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

Many Jamaicans have not learnt that believing something does not make it true; disliking a man does not mean he is not best for the job, or liking Brazil does not mean they will win. Many people like Andrew Holness and also Peter Phillips. Why?

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Helping children

Observer on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Commentary -

QUESTION: What were 12 boys doing in the caves? Over the week past the eyes of the international media were focused on the far eastern part of the world, where a story emerged of a frightening situation. News of the situation swept across the world. Clear over here in Jamaica we divided our attention on Brazil’s staggering loss in the World Cup with the saga of the Wild Boars Football team.

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Letter of the Day | No bastard nuh deh again!

Gleaner on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:Permit me to respond to the unfortunate publication in this forum on July 10, 2018, ‘Gleaner wrong to feature Beenie Man’s babymama’.While I believe in freedom of expression, I believe it is rude for Lipton Matthews to disparagingly…

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Marriage is no cure-all, Lipton Matthews

Gleaner on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:Times have changed, and it’s full time some of the writers who frequent local newspapers recognise this. In one day, four outdated perspectives descended on local newspapers like carrion crows to a fresh carcass.In response to the…

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‘A bit of a disaster’

Observer on July 13th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

The Hagley Park Road Improvement Project is proving an inconvenience to a number of companies in the general vicinity of the Portia Simpson Miller Square (formerly Three Miles), with one business operator saying that he may be forced to relocate.

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