From the beginning of time, man has been trying to find the 'Fountain of Youth'. Throughout centuries, this search has taken man in different directions, but the search has always proven futile. As our years increase, our beauty and vitality decrease. It's the sacrifice we pay for experience.
WESTERN BUREAU:Jamaica-born Camir Ricketts is intent on making his mark at the University of Georgia in the United States as he pursues a Bachelor of Science in microbiology with a minor in computer science.
WESTERN BUREAU:With very little corporate support, the organisers of the inaugural staging of the Caribbean Shrimp Festival are promising to ignite shrimp lovers' taste buds and bring Caribbean countries closer through food.
WESTERN BUREAU:"That mother hates her child and does not respect her daughter," is how child and family therapist, Dr Beverley Scott, describes allegations that a mother helped a man to rape her 15-year-old daughter.
WESTERN BUREAU:The Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Hanover was the scene of environmentally themed skits and poems by several schools from the parish and booth presentations by the resort's partners on Tuesday.
WESTERN BUREAU:The landlady who allegedly orchestrated the gang beating of a tenant for the non-payment of bills had her trial put off until September 14 to facilitate the police locating the complainant.
The scenic Pier One complex in Montego Bay was transformed into a bubbling cauldron of musical excitement last Saturday night going into Sunday morning. True to tradition, the first of the biannual Off Tha Wall retro party was an absolute blast!
In Jamaica, it is said that when your ears are ringing, it means someone is discussing you, but I believe we know it can mean more than that. Ringing in the ear (tinnitus) can be very distressing, particularly if it is persistent and 'loud'.
There is an urgent need to replace water pipes, repair parochial roads, and provide employment in the Duncans Division in North Trelawny. Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillor for the division, Donovan White, said although work has begun on the pipelines, it will have to be a long-term project.
With FEW employment opportunities available in Jamaica, at least one young entrepreneur is taking a risk and trying her hand at event planning through her company, Carter's Collectionz, based in Montego Bay.
Although she is a year shy of her 100th birthday, Naomi Johnson of Crawle district in Duncans, Trelawny, is still active and carries out her daily activities with no trouble. Johnson, who is affectionately known as 'Miss Naomi', celebrated her 99th birthday last month.
With more than 70 years offering theological and pastoral training, the Caribbean Wesleyan College in Torrington, Westmoreland, is now a fully accredited institution under the umbrella of the University Council of Jamaica.