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Stories by Latara Boodie

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Located in the foothills of the Blue Mountain, nestled within lush vegetation enhanced by crisp fragrances of peppermint and pine, is where lifestyle meets environmental conservation, a stone's throw...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:40 AMLatara Boodie

'Brilliant things happen in calm minds', is the tagline for one of the world’s leading meditation app, Headspace. We encounter several mentally draining situations as we go about our daily routine, which more often than not...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:02 AMLatara Boodie

Every relationship comes with distinct milestones that couples have to overcome to solidify their bond. The popular Jamaican saying "see me and come live with me are two different things" is the mindset most locals have when it comes to talks about...

Published:Monday | September 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Chudney Jackson is a creative, free-minded artist, who always stood out with her original uniqueness ever since she was a young girl. Born and raised in a small town in Negril, Jamaica, her style and personality always grasped attention wherever she...

Published:Sunday | September 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

It is easy to appreciate a work of art at face value, where the surface is exciting and whimsical. However, below the depths of what meets the eye, is the invaluable virtue of an artist's interpretation of a world...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Dazzling camera lights, lengthy runways, the glamour and luxury that comes from being a high-end fashion model, were the last things 19-year-old Saint International model Haytal Blackwood expected to experience in her...

Published:Sunday | August 26, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Children's book author Jean-Marie Hawthorn-DaCosta has dedicated her time and creative talent to producing authentic Jamaican children's publicationss. Her books depict the Jamaican culture and places...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Getting a divorce incorporates a number of complex details, which impacts the mental, physical and not to mention the financial well being of both individuals. This phenomenon is a mutual understanding between two persons...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 12:05 AMLatara Boodie

As a woman, we are told we need to be soft, sweet and gentle which are just a few adjectives associated with being feminine. These connotations were bestowed upon us by society from the minute we received the double x chromosome which dictated our...

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:15 AMLatara Boodie

Art not only allows us to portray our interpretations of reality but also gives us the ability to travel through time and provide a distinct convolution of colours that can depict the past, present and future. Illustrator and painter...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:05 AMLatara Boodie

Earlier this year, the head boys and girls of some of the most prestigious high schools in Jamaica joined forces to implement change within their communities.After weeks of planning, they orchestrated the first...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:04 AMLatara Boodie

In celebration of all things Jamaican, Indigo Soul has launched its brand new Emancipendence line in correlation with this year's patriotic festivities.Indigo Soul, designed by Paula Hurlock, is a...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The world is trending towards being more environmentally conscious of not only our impact on the planet, but also what we put inside and on our bodies. Products are becoming more organic and simplified in their make-up....

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Thursday, JN Bank hosted its Design Your Mortgage (DYM) Corporate Mingle at a 'Sip and Clay' session, held at the JN Fund Managers headquarters in New Kingston. The event was part of JN Bank's efforts to...

Published:Sunday | July 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Imagine being able to shop for stylish work, appropriate maternity clothes and having a one-stop shop for all your mommy-to-be needs? Gina Tomlinson-Williams, owner of Mother's Choice, located at Shop #13...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

"Treat people like how you would like to be treated," is the philosophy of 90-year-old Inez Blake, past secretary of Jamaican Prime Minister Alexander Bustamante and Premier Norman Manley. This outlook on life has allowed...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Reggae Sumfest Director and Deputy Chairman Robert Russell helped to create the renown music festival in 1993. He is an integral member of the Sumfest family and enjoys the phenomenal performances and exuberant display of Jamaican culture each year...

Published:Sunday | June 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Reggae Sumfest is synonymous with amazing vibe, great live entertainment and authentic Jamaican music that many have come from far and wide to witness. It's that time of year again where our little...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Sunday, Funland Jamaica commemorated their first anniversary with one of the largest family-inclusive events in Kingston - Cariburst Brunch 'N' Play. The theme park which was once known as Coconut Park, decided to pull...

Published:Monday | June 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Known for its white sandy beaches, relaxing ambience and picturesque ocean view, Westmoreland, Jamaica, is the epitome of tranquility and relaxation, which makes it the perfect getaway destination for tourists. On the most western end of the parish...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The ugly truth about having a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is that there is no easy fix to managing this type of mental disorder.ADHD has become one of the most prevalent mental disorders...

Published:Monday | May 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Saint's International Style Week 2018 featured an array of exclusive designs from Jamaican creatives scattered across the globe. At their grand finale, Fashion Block, Rick Bailey Designs made an unapologetic entrance as models garbed in their...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Michelangelo once said, "The best artist has that thought alone which is contained within the marble shell; the sculptor's hand can only break the spell to free the figures slumbering in the stone." For Lorrian McMaster, art is...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Most persons are aware of the top dinner etiquette rules that must be observed when dining out. However, how many of us are aware of the unspoken DON'TS that must be followed. Here are the top five unspoken rules for...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Procrastination is one of the top productivity struggles many of us face on a daily basis. It has a way of rearing its ugly head whenever an important task is to be completed. Many will admit to...

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