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Published:Friday | February 21, 2020 | 12:18 AM

The beloved Paradise Plum singer with her signature raspy voice and energetic persona, Naomi Cowan is set to release a positive, feel-good Afrobeat-inspired track with a catchy beat and lyrics to inspire. The single, Climbing, is nestled on a...

Published:Friday | February 21, 2020 | 12:16 AM

The women went to their rose gardens this year, unleashing their creative juices, outdoing each other with hats made from flowers at the Hanover Charities/Chukka Foundation annual polo event at Chukka Adventures in Sandy Bay on Sunday. Again, the...

Published:Thursday | February 20, 2020 | 12:12 AM

Staged under the theme ‘Rio Extravaganza’, party people who are known to give richly turned out in their numbers for the Hanover Charities Sugar Cane Ball last Saturday night at the fabulous Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Hanover. Aiming to top the...

Published:Wednesday | February 19, 2020 | 12:19 AM

Just two days shy of Valentine’s Day, government officials and other specially invited guests viewed and fell in love with their favourite automobiles at the opening of the Jaguar Land Rover Showroom located on Arthur Wint Drive. Let’s cruise on...

Published:Tuesday | February 18, 2020 | 12:16 AM

1.Coronavirus notwithstanding, savvy developers continue to snatch up land in the most desirable areas of Kingston. In one case, which has come to our attention, several plots have been acquired by one savvy developer, so pretty soon, steel will be...

Published:Tuesday | February 18, 2020 | 12:10 AM

The Courtleigh Auditorium was live with entertainment on Saturday as music executives, artistes –  newcomers and veterans – along with  local and overseas media gathered to discuss matters of interest to the industry...

Published:Monday | February 17, 2020 | 12:07 AM

Valentine’s day ended on a ‘sweet’ note with Xaymaca International. Scores of soca fans entered the indoor fete and danced the night away while being refreshed by the ever-flowing open bars. Konshens’ performance made all the girls go wild which...

Published:Friday | February 14, 2020 | 12:21 AM

The Digicel Foundation started 2020 on a winning note after being named the runner-up awardee of the AMCHAM Award of Excellence for Civic Leadership – Large Foundation category – at the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AMCHAM) Business and...

Published:Friday | February 14, 2020 | 12:14 AM

Bright smiles, illuminating talent and a great host made for a happy Sunday evening out in the gardens of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel. There was much to celebrate at the 12th annual staging of XII Musical Delights, hosted by The Lions Club of...

Published:Friday | February 14, 2020 | 12:09 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

“Barrington was fixated on ­having a museum established on this property, which was his home and studio for 45 years,” Doreen Watson told a rapt audience. The Orange Park Great House Complex is located in the Yallahs Hills of St Thomas. And it was...

Published:Thursday | February 13, 2020 | 12:14 AM

Just days before the Jamaica Rum Festival, socialites an shareholders are out and about creating a buzz getting the massive excited about the two-day event. Monday night they gathered at the Campari America headquarters in Manhattan, New York...

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:17 AM

Decked out in their finest, members of parliament, representing both political parties, turned out to greet their supporters before listening to the Throne Speech by the governor general. If you were stuck on other business and were not able to...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:16 AM

1. Our wily route taxi drivers will try anything to get a leg up on their competition. It was quite interesting to see a taxi on the streets of Kingston with its PPV plate, laden with passengers yet displaying a ‘disabled’ sticker on the back....

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:13 AM

The sporting fraternity and other A-listers turned out in their numbers to support the official unveiling of Asafa Powell’s statue in Independence Park at the National Stadium. The sprinting sensation rolled out in suave fashion, alongside his...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:18 AM

Team members of Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Negril Resorts are still on a high after being honoured at their recently concluded Prestige Awards. Star team members vie for up to 19 top-tier awards, ranging from the Diamond Team Member of...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:21 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica is replete with creative people, many of whom have turned their talents into business ventures. Some of these enterprises have evolved into successful entities, and have even taken a share of the export market, while many others have failed...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:19 AM

The Chinese Benevolent Association (CBA) celebrated the Lunar Chinese New Year 2020 recently. The atmosphere was festive with jovial exchanges of wishes of good health and good fortune from the CBA community. Here are some of the highlights.

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:06 AM

Charity and stewardship are very important tenets instilled in residents of Taylor Hall, located at The University of the West Indies, Mona. One of the results of this is the Taylor Hall Mentorship Programme, which was established in 1997 and has...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:05 AM

The Kiwanis Club of Eastern Kingston and Port Royal (EKPR) has, as a part of its association with the Builders’ Club of Port Royal Infant and Primary School, for many years put on an annual Christmas treat for the children of the school. This...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:12 AM

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica hosted the Crystal Spring Run for Your Heart 5K/2K. This was in an effort to educate Jamaicans about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and raising much-needed funds to offset costs associated with keeping the...

Published:Wednesday | February 5, 2020 | 12:16 AM

Last Thursday, AMCHAM Jamaica hosted its 10th Annual Business and Civic Leadership Awards at The Jamaica Pegasus. The ‘best of the best’ individuals and companies in the areas of Civic Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility were highlighted...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:22 AM

1. Some folks are wondering whether there is a better way to treat potential visitors in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic. Turning back people after a journey spanning more than 20 hours seems harsh. We have seen many of our citizens turned...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:19 AM

The management team of Sagicor Life Jamaica’s Individual Life Division came together in an elegant mingle at The Courtleigh Hotel to kick-start a new season of success and celebrate the accomplishments of the past year. The managers joined members...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:25 AM

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) on Thursday January 23 hosted its members and other stakeholders to a New Year’s soiree. The intimate affairwas held at the trendy Red Bones restaurant at the R Hotel in New Kingston. Members...

Published:Friday | January 31, 2020 | 12:18 AM

Rip-roaring revellers were out in numbers for the ultimate soca fête, Xodus Remedy. Soca lovers on Saturday gathered at Jamaica’s first cannabis dispensary, Epican, which was the perfect party spot for the crowd’s favourite pre-carnival fiesta...

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