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Stories by Latara Boodie

Published:Monday | December 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

It is scientifically proven that scents can alter a person's mood within an instant. Incorporating festive cents such as cinnamon, pine, caramel and even apple can lift your mood and have you feeling festive during this time of year.Use...

Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Saturday, The Kiwanis Club of Kingston hosted their annual Christmas charity ball at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, where the flamboyant Christmas decor transformed the ballroom into a sea of red and blue getting everyone present in the Christmas...

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Miss Universe Jamaica 2017, Davina Bennett, made Jamaica proud when she placed third in the Miss Universe Pageant which took place last Sunday in Las Vegas. The Jamaican queen went against the status quo and created history by being the first...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Sunday, Shack's Hope hosted another special charity Sip and Paint event, in aid of the Sickle Cell Support Foundation of Jamaica. Hosted by Emprezz Golding, Shak's Hope was formed in honour of Miss Jamaica Universe 2011 Shakira Martin, who died...

Published:Wednesday | November 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Miss Universe second runner-up Jamaican Davina Bennett arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday to a heartfelt homecoming orchestrated by Uzuri International Designs and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports...

Published:Tuesday | November 28, 2017 | 1:03 PMLatara Boodie

Miss Universe Jamaica Davina Bennett, was welcomed with open arms when she returned to the island this morning.

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Matthew Bromley is a hands-on, do-it-yourself kind of man, whose passion for creating led him into a world of intricately designed displays - with plants.The owner of Bromley Creations has created simple yet unique plantariums, which add character...

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Whether it's the occasional drink at a special occasion or while lyming with friends, for many men, alcohol is the go-to social drink. But how much is too much? And what are the repercussions associated with the consumption of alcohol in men?In an...

Published:Sunday | November 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last week Tuesday, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosted a reception to commemorate Korea-Jamaica Friendship Week at the Mona Visitors' Lodge and Conference Centre in St Andrew.The rainy night...

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Friday, the Serengeti Bistro at the Hope Zoo was transformed into a whirlwind of colours and exotic fabric, as the prodigious Miss Universe wardrobe was unveiled. The reigning Miss Universe, Davina Bennett, was sent off in style with more than...

Published:Monday | November 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The Creative design coordinator for Brawta Living Inc and painting instructor for Art Splash Ja, Natali Daley, believes that following your passion is the only way to live a fulfilling life. Hailing from Kingston, Jamaica, this petite and vibrant...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Sunday, the RJRGLEANER Communications Group's Restaurant Week Pop Up team took to the streets with Restaurant Week Ambassador Sharmica Holness on the hunt for the ultimate dining experience. On the quest for something savoury, we stumbled upon...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Restaurant Week Ambassador Sharmica Holness also known as the Manchester Festival Queen for 2016, is a charismatic, confident and self-motivated individual who plays an active role in her community and seeks to better the lives of anyone she comes...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

It was a night to remember and a sight to behold at the United States Marine Corps 242nd Birthday Ball on November 3 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.This opulent affair is the signature annual event for the Marine Corps (MC)...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Last Thursday, Scotiabank said farewell to their first female President and CEO Jackie Sharp. The swanky Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel was the location for a fabulous send-off to a woman who has served the institution for more than 20 years.Sharp was...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Kushites Vegetable Cuisine offers a unique dining experience with one-of-a-kind dishes designed to excite both palate and imagination. Their featured dishes for Restaurant Week are the ackee sushi, escoveitched mushrooms with festivals and brown...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Make it an OMG night and treat your taste buds to Chow Cai Lok, which is stir-fried chicken in a savoury sauce, or their signature nut loaf, which consists of a variety of nuts. At OMG restaurant and Coffee Bar, experience a fusion of different...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The Restaurant at the Round Hill Hotel offers a tranquil environment which captivates the palate one savoury morsel at a time. Award-winning Executive Chef Martin Maginley and his highly skilled team decided to up the ante with their Restaurant Week...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Knock yourself out with bursts of flavour from the Jacqui Tyson Restaurant. Their signature mango-glazed pig's tail provides a one-of-a-kind experience. Bite into their juicy waterfront stuffed chicken breast that has fresh market vegetables and...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Restaurant Week ambassador Hugh Graham has the Midas touch when it comes to creating a successful business. The founder and CEO of Paramount Trading (Jamaica) Limited created his organisation in 1991 and has successfully expanded his company into a...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

We know all the foodies are excited for the start of this year's Restaurant Week. Some of you might have even made your reservations already (no judgement), while others are gearing up for the last-minute rush. For those who are concerned about kick...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Receive an explosion of flavours from dynamic Indian fusion cuisine at Nirvanna. Their finger- licking appetisers and entrees provide multiple options of both Indian and Chinese dishes that will leave you longing for more.Executives chefs Baldev...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Satisfy your taste buds with the succulent selections from Melting Pot this Restaurant week. Entice your taste buds with the Chicken Royale which is made of chicken breast stuffed with jerk chicken, sausage, bell peppers and mozzarella cheese topped...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

There are many biological changes that are observed during chemotherapy for breast cancer. Changes in the skin and hair loss are the most evident signs of treatment among most cancer patients. The skin itself becomes dry and flaky, and...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

A woman's beauty can be seen in the depths of her eyes, the radiance of her smile, the passion in her words and the confidence in her stride. However, the definition of beauty quails during the arduous battle with breast cancer.Many women with...

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