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Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ambassador Audrey Marks, Jamaica's chief envoy to the United States, says Jamaica's embassy in Washington, DC, is one of the most important tools used by of the Government of Jamaica to influence the government and people of the most powerful country in...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

More Highlights from American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) Gala:

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Junior 'Flette' Barnes and Michelle Eason's Barefoot Party bloomed last Sunday night after six years of honing what has become western Jamaica's most celebrated pre-Heroes Day event.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ambassador Sue Cobb, who was last week made an honorary member of the Order of Jamaica, was the toast of a dinner party at one of the Corporate Area's finest hotels.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The Beach Inn at Sunset Beach Resort and Spa in Montego Bay was transformed into a 'Merritone village' last weekend, in tribute to their 60 years of unbroken musical ingenuity that still commands the attention of party people worldwide.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When girls and women decide to sell their bodies through sex in exchange for money or other commodities, it is cause for concern at personal and national levels.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League (JCCUL) celebrated its week of activities from October 17-23 but to get the ball rolling, members had a groovy party at the Terra Nova All Suite Hotel on Thursday, October 14.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Q I am about to get married for the second time. I love my fiancé, and he loves me. But last week, we slept together for the first time and it was so difficult for him to penetrate me, as I was so dry.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Living in such a small country, it seems that we all know each other.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The rains that fell intermittently during the seaside nuptials of Adrienne and Brett Johnson on Saturday, October 9 could be regarded as showers of blessings. They did not stop the party! The showers, instead, created a more cosy atmosphere in which the Stoltz and Johnson families and just over 220 of their friends and relatives converged on the picturesque Tryall Club in Hanover.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Members of the political, business and diplomatic communities braved the stormy weather on Sunday, October 10 to attend a banquet at Talk of the Town, The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, hosted by the Jamaica China Friendship Association.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An embarrassing questionQ Doctor, I have an embarrassing question. My husband and I are expecting our first child. We would like to know how soon after having a child can a woman resume having oral sex? We heard that it is dangerous to do that after childbirth. But is that true?

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Natural disasters and other traumatic events can turn your world upside down. Janet and Robbie Simms had a major disagreement on Thursday, October 1, and that night they went to bed angry at each other and not even on speaking terms. Later that night, Tropical Storm Nicole unleashed her wrath on their house, flooding them out and forcing them to flee to family on higher ground in the early morning.

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

And so, after some near five years as Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica, Jesús Silva, his lovely wife, Sara, and their three children departed our shores last Saturday on their way to Panama, where he will take up duties as Spain's ambassador to that nation!

Published:Sunday | October 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"Lick timely, man, every hand must go up same time and come down to lick same time," instructed farmer of 50 years, Hollis Sanderson. This procedure, referred to as the 'garnie' method is done to ensure that rice pods are dispatched from the stalk as it is the constant beating, or licking, which separates the rice pods.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Doctor, I need your advice to help me with a difficult situation. I am in my late 30s and married.
I thought I was pretty happy with my husband, even though he is not the most expressive. He often forgets to say 'I love you'. A month ago, I met a man I went to school with more than 20 years ago.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If you are old enough then you would remember those famous scenes from Berlin.
Not of Usain Bolt and company burning up the blue track at the World Championships, but of the Berlin Wall being broken down, signifying the reunification of East and West Germany.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The annual church service of the Rotary Club of St Andrew North was held on Sunday, October 3, at the Stella Maris Church, located along Shortwood Road. Members of the club and their spouses got together for brunch following the service at Rotarian Cecil Beharie and wife Iris' home in Millsborough, St Andrew.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It can be said that Jamaica, at this juncture in its history and development, is a nation in search of its soul.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

National Commercial Bank hosted its long-serving employees at a ceremony in their honour at the Caymanas Golf and Country Club recently. The annual long-service awards, staged under the theme "Hallmark of Service" was a veritable tropical oasis where employees who contributed 10-40 years to the organisation were feted in fine style by the company's appreciative executive team.

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Thirty-six students who have been placed in high schools following this year's GSAT examinations, were on Friday, September 25, urged to "focus on learning and helping to end violence in schools."

Published:Sunday | October 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pulling from the rich cultural history that Jamaica boasts, the RIU Dancers arrived from a night at sea in dugout canoes. Their preferred illumination was tiki torches. This was part of the spectacular presentation which 107 United States and Canadian travel agents received at a welcome beach party at the Montego Bay resort recently.

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau:The infectious and warm personality of Ambassador of Spain to Jamaica Jesús Silva will be missed as several government ministers and stakeholders bid him a heart-warming farewell at an elegant function to...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Abandoned and disabled children who have found solace at the Blessed Assurance home, Windsor Lodge, St James, are among the beneficiaries of the $1.5 million raised by the 'Good Samaritinis' last Friday...

Published:Sunday | October 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

They all came to be part of 'Flow's world'. The biggest provider of cable service in Trinidad hosted the inaugural Flow's World consumer/business expo on September 18 and 19 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Port-of-Spain.

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