AS JAMAICA continues to make preparations and put structures in place to deal with the deadly Ebola if it lands on local soil, one general practitioner who is also a practitioner in alternative and complementary medicine, is urging health officials to incorporate indigenous traditional healers, commonly called obeah man/woman, into their Ebola sensitisation exercise.
AGITATING FOR more than 16 years for the Government to set up a proper legislative and regulatory framework for complementary or alternative medicine in Jamaica, general practitioner Dr Sonia Davidson said it is time those in conventional medicine who are strenuously resisting this burgeoning discipline "emancipate themselves from mental slavery".
For better or worse, the technological explosion has conspired with globalisation to dramatically change the face of religion, and particularly Christianity, on the local landscape.
Liverpool's rapid downfall continued with a fourth successive loss yesterday, with Crystal Palace adding to Brendan Rodgers' woes with a 3-1 victory.
Mockingjay, Part 1 didn't catch fire like the previous instalments of The Hunger Games, but it still had the biggest opening of the year, with US$123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates yesterday.
As the controversy surrounding the purchase of 'Outameni' unfolds, and as the plot thickens, it has become apparent that there has been dishonesty and a serious lack of credibility on both sides of the political divide.
I am particularly impressed with yesterday's article (Ronald Mason, 'Hypocrisy to the hilt', Sunday, November 23, 2014), and, in particular, your ability to distinguish between a trust in the context of a trust fund and the National Housing Trust, which is clearly defined at section 3(1)of the Act as a corporate body.
Where there is MCM for the women, there is a MCM for the gents. For this month's Men's Edition, Flair has decided to provide male readers with a little eye candy for themselves.
Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the DC Council.