Risky rehab

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

CHIGWELL, Hanover — The Hanover Health Department is threatening to close a rehabilitation facility in the parish that is said to be operating below accepted standards and without the necessary approvals.Chance Rehabilitation Centre was reportedly relocated from Green Pond in St James to three locations in Hanover — one in Rejoin, and two in Chigwell — just over two weeks ago.

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Quantity of asphalt, not quality, the issue is with road

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

Mechanical engineer Howard Chin says it is time to overhaul the material and methods being used for road surfacing or the country will continuously be plagued with the problem of extensive damage after rains such as those which lashed the island in recent weeks.

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Hope for Mickele

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Observer News -

Five-year-old Mickele Allen, who was seriously mangled by dogs in St Ann on Sunday, is scheduled to be transferred to Bustamante Hospital for Children today for plastic surgery to his head.

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Vows - We Found Love

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Lifestyle -

Cupid’s arrow can strike anywhere, at anytime. Just ask entrepreneur Sashwana Johnson and Urvills Supermarket CEO Nicholas Chin You, who are still on cloud nine after tying the knot on Sunday, August 2, in Mandeville.

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Jamaican-Owned Make-up Line @ Fontana

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Lifestyle -

Local pharmacy chain Fontana has added FDA approved Beauty Stop by Pageant Boss to its impressive array of cosmetics. The line is a Jamaican-owned make-up line, founded in June 2019 by former beauty queen, pageant consultant and entrepreneur, Nicole Stoddart for women of colour.

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Fix disparity within the youth leadership space

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Commentary -

Although Jamaica’s youth leadership space has been active for quite some time now, it is a far cry from the reality we wish to see as it relates to the development of our Jamaican youth.

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Missed opportunities 2: Analysis and ideals

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Commentary -

 In part one of this piece, published on Sunday, November 15, 2020, the discussion focused on the moments that could have been seized by party President Peter Phillips and the wider People’s National Party (PNP), we continue now with the opportunity of the modernisation agenda.

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Taking Shade

Observer on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Lifestyle -

If you’re in search of a straw hat that reads stylish and chic, then ShopFashionenira’s straw hats should be a top pick.

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Harvest rainwater for agriculture

Gleaner on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: It is a no-brainer that extreme rainfall causes severe flooding, damage, and destruction to lives and property. Last week, the call came, this time from two senators and a junior minister, appealing for the infrastructural…

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Appreciate the value of freedom

Gleaner on November 17th, 2020 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Madam: Freedom must be God’s greatest gift to man for it sets him apart from creatures constrained to act on instinct and thus dignifies him with choice and self-determination. There is hardly a greater stress on freedom than the…

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