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Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

How did Jamaican community development worker Omar Frith end up in a White House photograph with former President George W. Bush?

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The other day, I smiled as I read how one of South Africa's most celebrated new-generation poets, Lebo Mashile, described herself. I sensed a strong conviction and strength in her evolution. The words read: Lebo Mashile: passionate poet and creative thinker.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FLAIR MAGAZINE |MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2010 FlairinsideOn the cover: Jopseph Oates, Claro's new man for the marketKelly's World: 5Laws of Eve:6Fe-Mail TiesFeature:7localspice - growing Jamaica one pouch at a time Fashion: 8, 9Maxine Allen - fabulous shirts...

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Designing is her passion. "I love being creative with my hands. I started designing and making shirts over 25 years ago. I always wanted to become a fashion designer but then I branched out into interior decorating. But I am refocusing on my men's line, Max Allen".

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

No, I wasn't involved. This one took place at the intersection of North and East streets on Monday afternoon. If you haven't seen it, log on to The Star's Youtube link and cringe. Anyway, that one incident has reminded me of everything that's both wrong and right about Jamaica.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The decision to purchase real property (that is, land and buildings) requires careful planning in and of itself. Very often, the intended purchaser has to face the fact that he or she does not have enough money saved to pay the deposit and closing costs; but even more often, that would-be purchaser finds that a single income is inadequate to qualify for the mortgage required to complete the purchase.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For the last three years, 84-year-old Windrush pioneer, Sam King, has travelled 15 miles from Herne Hill to Bexley Heath in south London bearing a bunch of flowers for a woman who no longer recognises him.

Published:Monday | April 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Fraternal twins Marvin and Marlon Stuart are on a mission to grow Jamaica, one pouch at a time. While there may be conflicting reports about who is older, there is no conflict about what they hope to achieve with their localspice Complete Seasoning.

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some events have a way of separating the men from the boys. I had strong examples of solid manhood while growing up: father, grandfather and uncles who looked after their home and hearth...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

What's Right, what's not!Scarves/shawls/wrapsWe have noticed that many women who dress for formal and other occasions, have no clue about good taste or appropriateness of attire.

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Fun and fashionable 24-year-old Dominican designer Alicia Sanchez will showcase her high-spirited female line, Favala, at Caribbean FashionWeek (CFW) June 8-14 in Kingston.A true daughter of the Caribbean, Sanchez's designs boast a range of colourful...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Businesswoman Loraine Clunie is living her long-time dream. She is helping to teach inner-city men and women a skill through her Teach to Fish Foundation training programme...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For centuries, women have searched for the elusive fountain of youth.Cosmetic companies may have found it and put it into bottles with their pro-ducts that promise to return your skin's youthful glow.

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Forms of self-defence have become more prevalent in Jamaica as the impact of crime and violence wreaks havoc on our peace of mind and sense of security.

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

At 16 years old, Lorrette Fisher decided to adopt the simple mantra, 'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you'.A past student of Holy Childhood Preparatory School, Fisher then attended Campion College....

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Versan Educational services on Constant Spring Road, St Andrew, has hit the jackpot with its students being placed in some of the most prestigious schools in the United States with full scholarships.

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Her day job is the inventory control officer for H.D.Hopwood and Company Limited but her life's calling is to serve, "in the vineyard located at 12 Washington Boulevard, home of the Church of the Open Bible". And for Donna-Marie Wellington...

Published:Monday | April 19, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Get out the tissue and pass the handkerchief for I have bad news; I am not a full man.Let me give some background.

Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When you think of tanning, the sun is thought to be the most important factor. Well, take away the sun and replace it with a tanning solution and you will get an equally beautiful tan.

Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

What was once Face Solutions & More, has evolved into CSW Universal Spa, now located at the Hilton Kingston Jamaica hotel. The spa boasts a more serene ambience with warm pastel colours...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Valerie Veira is a highly motivated communicator who believes in meeting people at their level. Her personal and professional successes can be attributed, in part, to her organisational, negotiating and industrial development skills.

Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In recognition of Inter-American Year of Women, which was launched on International Women's Day (March 8), Flair Magazine will be highlighting everyday Jamaican Women who have done well and made their mark in their respective fields....

Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Major Elaine Wray joined the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) on Thursday, February 18, 1977.That's 33 years and 55 days ago to the day. The precise date rolls off her tongue with ease...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Getting married - Persons who are at least 16 years of age are entitled to get married in Jamaica; but only persons who are at least 18 years old may do so without consent.Time to solemnise marriage, According to section 27...

Published:Monday | April 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Death registration is facilitated by the Registrar General's Department (RGD).However, many persons are still unaware of the role they must play in the registration of deaths.

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