As Jamaicans everywhere mark the nation's 50th year of Independence, much is being said and written about our development, or lack thereof, as a nation.
Mitsy Constantine Seaga has been a public figure since 1962 when she was crowned Miss City of Kingston in a contest that, interestingly enough, saw her runner-up being the lovely Shirley Anderson Fletcher, sister to Beverley Anderson Manley Duncan. She was crowned Miss Jamaica in 1964 and later married former Prime Minister Edward Seaga.
Fashion is undoubtedly one of the high altars at which many New Yorkers worship and for good reason. Many international fashion trends begin in the belly of Brooklyn or the Bronx, and when they begin elsewhere, they usually come to New York for that enviable 'sell-off' seal of approval.
As Jamaica celebrates 50 years of Independence, Outlook came across a family that has seen Jamaica through the times. Within the Scott family there are four generations of women, some of whom witnessed the birth of Jamaica as an independent nation, others its transition to a self-sustaining state. And the final generation will witness what the future holds for the country.
And so, after about five years as his country's first citizen here in Jamaica, the tour of duty for Chilean Ambassador Alfredo Garcia, and his charming wife, Luz Santa-Maria, comes to an end.
The saying, 'what goes around comes around', is as true as it can ever be when it comes to fashion! Tiered or layered dresses and skirts, one-shoulders, polka dots, empire waists and jumpsuits are some of the styles that were prominent 50 years ago but have made their way into current style trends.
For those of you with a fashion-conscious eye, you might have noticed a particular Jamaican-inspired bracelet on the wrist of the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt.
Doctor, what can I do to spice up my marriage and sex life? I am 30 years old, and have been married for almost 10 years. My husband is a good man, but he is a little 'dull' in bed. He just doesn't seem to have much imagination. So he does it the same way every time.