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Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

Members of the Jewish community recently gathered on the grounds of the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in St Andrew to celebrate Chanukkah (Hanukkah), one of the most important festivals on the Jewish calendar.Known as the Festival of Lights, which...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica National Group executive Shereen Jones has called for a return to strong family values to solve some of the social challenges in Jamaica.Jones, chief information officer, of the group, said it is no secret that strong families build...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Epican 'Epic Lounge' was the place to be at Chillin' in the Mawnin, held at the Caymanas Polo Club on Sunday, December 23. The super premium space immersed patrons into the world of Epican while enjoying the hospitality of the Epican team. The...

Published:Friday | December 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's the time of year when many persons resolve to eat healthier, get more exercise, or save more money. But a new resolution in this technology-crazed culture should be to give your eyes a break from too much screen time.A recent poll by a US...

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There was fun, fashion and more when guests turned out for the recent Chancellor's office party in New Kingston. Something Extra was on location to capture some of the beautiful moments. Here are the highlights.

Published:Wednesday | December 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Producers (JP) Group, in commemoration of its 90th anniversary, which it will celebrate in 2019, recently launched a new initiative to supply locally grown green bananas to public educational institutions in a new National Feeding...

Published:Monday | December 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

'Tis the season to be jolly, and jolly it has been, as a number of treats, Christmas parties, luncheons and the works have had our team making the rounds. Today, we bring highlights from the recent Supreme Ventures Limited Corporate Cocktail at theJ...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMChristopher Thomas/ Gleaner Writer

The Day-O Plantation in Montego Bay, St James, was the scene of celebration, music, food and camaraderie for the employees and stakeholders of the Caribbean HR Solutions business-processing company during its first annual grand gala and awards...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Members of the Jamaica Rent-a-Car Association, were in elevated and joyful spirits as the organisation celebrated its 68th year of existence and simultaneously staged its 49th annual meeting at the newly opened Grand-A-View Restaurant and Cafe last...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Agent Sasco continued his winning streak last Saturday night, creating musical waves on stage at National Commercial Bank Montego Bay's Ties and Finesse, an Evening of Panache and Elegance.Sasco, who has become renowned on the north coast in the...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was quite an extravagant affair when the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Church of St Margaret, Liguanea, recently staged its 80th Anniversary Gala Banquet at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel inNew Kingston. Something Extra brings you the...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The vibrant colours of the Caribbean left no doubt that Trafalgar Travel intends to continue to be first on the minds of travellers in the region when planning that all-important travel experience. This was evident upon entering the ballroom of The...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Gleaner Writer

The rewarding Chinese-Jamaican Human Resource Development Co-operation Programme was the centre of attention for guests who gathered in a section of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, transforming the mood into one of jubilance, on...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a joyous day for over 750 elderly Jamaicans who were transported from various senior citizens' homes in Kingston to be fÍted and entertained for eight hours at the annual Rotary Club of Kingston's Senior Citizens' Christmas Treat held...

Published:Friday | December 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney/Gleaner Writer

New York's popular restaurant brand that serves up nouvelle Jamaican cuisine recently opened its fourth location in Negril, Jamaica.Miss Lily's Negril opened at a boutique hotel called Skylark on Norman Manley Boulevard, perfectly placed on the...

Published:Thursday | December 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sagicor Group Jamaica went all out for its annual staff party, fÍting team members in fine style to a brunch-themed event held at the beautiful Sunken Gardens at Hope Gardens, St Andrew, recently. Aptly named 'MiMoSa', the event marked the...

Published:Wednesday | December 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League Group end-of-year staff awards, held at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston recently, was an extravagant affair, as guests turned out in some outstanding fashion, to say the least. Here are the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Magnum Tonic Wine brought the curtain down on the 2018 series of Magnum Xplosion last Friday at the Melbourne Cricket Oval in St Andrew. The event, which featured the largest artiste line-up of the season, was a treat for party fanatics as it...

Published:Tuesday | December 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. The rot has begun. One of the finest developments on the coast that caters to returnees is feeling the effects of the negatives associated with their members. There are several abandoned homes, and repossession is said to be very high as people...

Published:Monday | December 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

An enchanting epicurean escape greeted specially invited guests who showed up in style for the relaunch of Hope Gardens' main mouth-watering attraction, Chillin' Serengeti, last week. The combination of Appleton Estate mixes with the perfectly...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Digital agency Bumblebee recently treated specially invited guests to 'Breakfast with a Buzz'.The breakfast seminar brought together social media managers, freelancers and business executives in a daytime mixer that included several presentations...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

The woman who made history when she was named the first female president of the prestigious Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ), Patricia Hayle, has taken the spotlight again as the 2018 Distinguished Member awardee for the...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMDerrick Scott/Gleaner Writer

More than 200 friends of Jamaica attended a special dinner in honour of Prime Minister Andrew Holness, on November 27.Hosted by Ambassador of Jamaica to the United States Her Excellency Audrey Marks, the dinner was held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay businessman Winston Dear was recently inducted into the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hall of Fame. The annual banquet was held last Saturday night at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Here are the highlights.

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Noted engineer-turned-author Garold Hamilton, recently launched his newly published book titled 'Ghetto Youth's Bible: Wise Words for Ghetto Youth on the Rise, at ...

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