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Published:Saturday | June 26, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pulse Chairman Kingsley Cooper and his team certainly set out to create an unprecedented staging of the highly anticipated Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW).

Published:Tuesday | June 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pawp pawp! The large blue-and-white truck slowed to a stop and people started running towards it. They were coming from all corners with buckets and washing tubs in hand.

Published:Tuesday | June 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For some time now, roots singer Strugglas says he has been concerned with the high rate of delinquency among Jamaican youth. Their perceived waywardness inspired him to write John Prophecy, his latest recording...

Published:Monday | June 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Peace of mind will become an elusive goal if you are unsure about the safety of children you have left in the care of others while you work. You will need to invest some time and a good deal of money in ensuring that caregivers who look after your children while you work are competent to do so, and are, in fact doing their jobs.

Published:Monday | June 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When I was a child - a long, long, long time ago - for me the very pinnacle of summer camp was the couple weeks spent in a structured programme at the St Thomas Parish Library in Morant Bay.

Published:Monday | June 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

My 17-year-old who attends a prominent high school and has good grades will not stop talking about the family's business at school, church and play. I am so frustrated. I have beaten her and punished her and she will not stop. What do I do?

Published:Monday | June 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Are you sitting at home (or work) wondering why your little toddler cries so much? He's fed and watered, has had his nappy changed, and you are certain he is not sick. So why is he screaming?

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sometimes we find ourselves in situations where we can't help but wonder how others have dealt with similar issues.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Would it be correct if someone made the statement that all Jamaican men should have a pair of Clarks shoes?

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

New soccer titles are hitting store shelves as the World Cup began beaming from South Africa and descending on televisions around the globe.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q I am female, and I have caught herpes.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dear Counselor:My daughter saw pictures of the recent unrest in Jamaica and heard the news of the shootings and deaths.

Published:Tuesday | June 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ahh, the market. Fresh produce, bargain prices, choices galore and ... crazy motorists speeding by at stomach-sinking speeds? Well, not normally, but hey, these aren't normal times....

Published:Tuesday | June 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Smithsonians, a group comprising veteran session guitarist Earl 'Chinna' Smith and three of his children, has recorded a version of The Intruders' classic song, I'll Always Love My Mama....

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There are those who are born lucky, and those who make their own luck. And then there's everyman - the students, up-and-comers and the rest of us that have to make a particular set of circumstances fit into an ever worsening financial situation.

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Associated Press photographers rarely visit Jamaica to capture images, but last week's civil unrest in western Kingston provided that news agency a canvas of optimism despite the unfolding of one of the darkest weeks in the island's history.

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Whether you're looking for a fresh place to grab a stylish lunch with your co-workers or you're looking for a new excuse to get a breather on a random Thursday night, Saturday Life gives you the breakdown on Kingston's hot spots. This week's spot is Café Concheta.

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

At a time when the nation grapples with crime and related issues, many persons are feeling blue or under the weather. Daily feelings of fear and hopelessness can lead to depression. The stress caused by these worries can lead to health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, stroke and even obesity.

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Video-gamers know about heartbreak. You finally get your hands on that game you've been hearing about for years. You dive in and ... well, sure, the beginning's a little slow, but it'll heat up.

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dear Counsellor:I am traumatised by the daily violence in Jamaica. I have become fearful, timid and lack self-confidence. I don't sleep well at night and am not able to function at work or home. I don't know where to turn for help.

Published:Saturday | June 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q Doc, I read where you warned people about a sex infection called chlamydia. What is this and could you describe the symptoms? You made mention that it can damage one's Fallopian tubes. I am wondering whether I am affected.

Published:Tuesday | June 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

So by the time you start reading this, you may have only just vacated your hiding spot underneath the bed. Things are slowly getting close to normal around here, but the stress of the past few days still lingers....

Published:Tuesday | June 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Vincentian singer Qshan Deya said he was inspired by worldwide conflict and atrocities to write his latest song, Bloodshed.Ironically, it was released in Jamaica last week, when a deadly three-day gunfight raged between security forces and gunmen in west Kingston....

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

I was walking near a small burial ground in Bonny Gate, St Mary recently when a middle-aged man with a pointy nose stepped out of the bushes.

Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A recording studio in Ghana owned by Rita Marley has been destroyed by fire, according to a report out of that country Saturday evening.

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