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Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Being a member of a premier automobile club offers female motorists more than prompt, reliable roadside service says Emile Spence, Jamaica National Building Society executive in charge of the Jamaica Automobile Association (JAA)....

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Last week, some girlfriends and I sat in a cosy café, hands wrapped around tea cups to thaw our fingers - yes, winter in Johannesburg and other parts of inland South Africa is on.

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The following steps typify a real estate transaction:EXECUTION OF THE SALE AGREEMENT Purchaser signs agreement and pays a deposit, which is usually 15 per cent of the purchase price, but may vary depending on the terms agreed on by...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In recognition of the Inter-American Year of Women, Flair and the Bureau of Women's Affairs continue to shine the spotlight on outstanding Jamaican women who have made a mark on all areas of the society....

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The global recession has created a turbulent labour relations climate in Jamaica. In the midst of the frequent media reports regarding the various categories of public-sector workers who are seeking the intervention of the Industrial Disputes...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A picture of confidence, an aura of calm and control. This is what outgoing managing director of the EXIM Bank, Pamella McLean emitted for this interview. Obviously busy briefing her successor...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With all the news about violence and wage disputes, I saw something that cheered me up.Before the United Kingdom's general election last Thursday, I found out about a whacky party that makes our major ones look like they're serious.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Guests' names and table numbers were written on stones for Stephen and Marsha Bailey's wedding reception at Sandals Cay in Montego Bay.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

May brings us Africa Month, a time to focus and reflect on Africa's development, achievements and growth opportunities.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I have a failing grade for the nation's public school teachers. And, I would like to declare that I was at one time a teacher in the public- and private-school systems here too. But prior to those days...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Is underwear the new outerwear? Not exactly, but it sure has gained popularity and prominence for many women who now think it is cool to show them off as accessories. It is said that pop star Madonna...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As part of its Child Month activities, the RJR Communications Group has spearheaded an initiative called Change A Life.

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In the past, diabetes was considered an old person's disease. But in recent times, this label has changed and more young people are being diagnosed with the disease...

Published:Monday | May 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

At age 14, Shani Kelly had a minor stroke. Then, at 20, another one that now restricts movement in the right side of her body. Right handed, Shani had much to overcome during physiotherapy as her professional dreams require the use of her hands.

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dr Nadine Johnson has a penetrating gaze and a perpetually contemplative brow. Her stare and contemplation serve her well in her field of maternal foetal medicine (MFM). The only one in the island...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I am sick of this crime thing but I am not running away. I don't like any of the three big countries enough to do more than visit them. But I have to be honest, this crime thing is making even Iraq and Afghanistan...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mrs Lorna Golding, wife of Prime Minister Bruce Golding, was one of the first ladies from around the world invited to make a presentation at the United Nations in New York on April 16.

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On the cool beautiful morning of February 6, Reverend Osbourne Bailey and Wilma Johnson made public their lifetime commitment to each other at the University Chapel - Mona, St Andrew...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Last year, 673 cases of rape and 511 cases of carnal abuse were reported. Organisations such as Pure Potential are working assiduously to help ease the pain of the victims of these crimes.

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I was quite amused recently to hear that 400-metre hurdles champion LaShawn Merritt tested positive for (get ready) dehydroepiandrosterone or DHEA, a steroid banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.The amusing thing is that Merritt wasn't taking the...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica is filled with talent that spans diverse fields.The raw talent that many Jamaicans possess can easily put them on par with some of the well known top achievers internationally.

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mother, God knew what he was doing when he thought of you. A blessing with so much purpose; whether you are a biological mother, a stepmother or a care-giver, whatever your title...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Origin of Mother's Day goes back to the era of ancient Greeks and Romans.But the roots of Mother's Day history can also be traced in the United Kingdom where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated much before the festival saw the light...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Shortly following her "I dos" Charmaine* realised her 'happily ever after' was at stake. "I got married in 2001; that's when the domestic violence started," said Charmaine, a 41-year-old professional. Initially, she was willing to chalk it up...

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In recognition of Inter-American Year of Woman, Flair and the Bureau of Women's Affairs shines the spotlight on some outstanding Jamaican women making their mark in all areas of society.Jean Lowrie-Chin wears many hats.

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