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Stories by Vanessa James - Outlook Writer

Published:Sunday | April 19, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr (American author – Life’s Little Instruction Book) YOU WILL find nobody happier than Peta-gay McKenzie as she goes about the streets of...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

With just four child psychologists employed to the Child Protection and Family Services Agency and a wider shortage islandwide, gospel artiste Dr Jermaine Gordon has dedicated his time and resources to change the trajectory of the Jamaican youth...

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

Life is made up of experiences, some of which shape the person you become. Simply put, these experiences make or break you. There are those among us who have had to live through some of the most horrendous encounters but, fortunately, have come...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

‘W ho run the world? Girls!’ At least that’s the case in Jamaica, where it is reported that the island has the largest proportion of women in managerial positions compared to the rest of the world. And as of February 1, 2020, Meila McKitty Plummer...

Published:Sunday | March 1, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

In our quest to find another gem in Jamaica, we decided to take our hunt to the beautiful, lush parish of Portland in order to find the Cascade Falls. We took the scenic route through the Blue Mountains, where with each turn, we climbed higher,...

Published:Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

Jamaica has a very rich history, from being colonised and fought over until the day the country was called a free nation. This has lead to the resilience of Jamaicans, whose history has also led to the added benefit of the different cultures...

Published:Sunday | February 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

The old adage, ‘Children live what they learn’, continues to ring true for Paul ‘Cashflow Neil’ Mitchell and his brother, Ernesto ‘Xtreme’ Mitchell. They, along with their father, Paul Mitchell Sr, and a friend, Ryan ‘Cashflow Rinse’ Barrett, are...

Published:Sunday | February 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

Jamaica, the land of wood and water, is famous for its beautiful, pristine beaches, and spending a day at one of them is a favourite pastime for many locals, especially on weekends or on public holidays. This week, Island Trekking paid a visit to...

Published:Sunday | February 16, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

February 12, 2020, was a very special day for Thaddeus and Tetlah Butler as that was when the couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary. The two became one in 1960 and have been inseparable ever since, even when they were oceans apart....

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

Just outside of the town of Ocho Rios, St Ann, at Prospect Plantation, a world of adventure and unforgettable experience awaits, courtesy of Yaaman Adventure Park. With activities that cater to people of all ages, the hours in a day will pass by...

Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:00 AMVanessa James - Outlook Writer

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams ...” – Oprah Winfrey At 29 years old, Dwania Duhaney is living the life she dreamed of as a young girl; the same dream which was being manifested in her love for writing. Now...

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