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From left: State Minister in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Alando Terrelonge; Governor General Sir Patrick Allen; and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange.

National Heritage Week, which was held under the theme ‘Celebrating a Heritage of Resilience and Pride’, culminated with the annual wreath-laying salute to our national heroes and the presentation of the national honours and awards. The...
Beauty the Merritt way.

Make-up is art. Beauty is spirit. Blending them all in majestic fashion is the lovely Kayan Merritt. Merritt is no stranger to creativity. Growing up, she was so fascinated by beauty and style that she became the go-to for her sisters and friends...

“Perfect happiness is a beautiful sunset, the giggle of a grandchild, the first snowfall. It’s the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps.” – Sharon Draper There are times during this pandemic...

Imagine your doubt and fear ringing true when you discover that you have breast cancer. It’s ‘Pinktober’ so we’re kicking off the awareness month by sharing the life-changing story of Chelan Smith and her beauty in the face of this battle. Magnetic...

Last week Dr Keith Rowley, prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, said unless there is a dramatic turn of events regarding COVID-19, carnival ova deh nah keep. Now, let us take a good, long look at this statement. Trinidad and Tobago carnival is...

‘End Delays From The Bench! – Bar Association Calls On Judges To Speedily Hand Down Judgments’ was the caption of an article in this newspaper on May 12, 2016. At that time, the Jamaican Bar Association had delivered a letter to the then chief...

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” This profound sentiment expressed by English poet William Congreve is often reflected in matters pertaining to love, specifically that of heartbreak. Welcome to Flair-fessional, where women share their...

Dancehall artiste Ding Dong celebrated his birthday with fans locally and worldwide through a virtual birthday celebration in partnership with Magnum Tonic Wine on Monday. The virtual celebration featured performances from Taurus Riley, labelmate...

Women made serious fashion and political moves yesterday as the new session of Parliament opened at the Jamaica Conference Centre with the swearing-in of senators and members of parliament (MPs). A record 18 women MPs were sworn in as the...

Andrew Holness was sworn in as Prime Minister of Jamaica for the third time on Monday. The ceremony was significantly scaled down because of COVID-19 restrictions but there was still a spirit of celebration. Here are the highlights.
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