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...
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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....
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....