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Published:Wednesday | May 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Let's face it, Jamaicans love their sports and such a sport-mad environment is perfect for a dynamic organisation committed to showcasing, planning, and managing various sporting events and athletes at a world-class standard. Sheldon Wright hopes to...

Published:Friday | May 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

On Saturday, April 25, Guardian Group staged the first night run in Montego Bay with a 5K that began along Alice Eldemire Drive and finished a few metres from the Guardian Life office in the Fairview Office Park.More than 1,000 of the 1,300...

Published:Monday | April 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Fledgling gym wear apparel company Williams Fitness Clothing (WFC) is conducting a clothes and food drive for two worthy entities.The St John Golding Rehabilitation Centre (Mona Rehab) and the Jamaica Society for the Blind will receive welcome...

Published:Wednesday | April 15, 2015 | 2:39 PMDaviot Kelly

Talk about a great week. After turning the big 8-0 on April 10 (and throwing a fine bash to celebrate it), former Prime Minister PJ Patterson will today be honoured when the Mandela Highway to May Pen leg of Highway 2000 is renamed in his honour....

Published:Friday | April 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

They came dressed in black, not to welcome United States (US) President Barack Obama, but to say they were unhappy with him.The small group held its silent protest along Mona Road yesterday, even as others were waiting to see Obama head to the...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 10:18 AMDaviot Kelly, Gleaner Writer

Members of the Jamaica Coalition for A Healthy Society and other groups are currently staging a protest in Mona at the intersection of Mona Road and Araila Drive. The protestors say they are mourning the loss of free speech under the Obama...

Published:Monday | April 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

About a year into its Jamaican operations, the National Educational Venture Alliance (NEVA) was officially launched last Thursday.NEVA's services include preparing students for examinations such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), and other entry...

Published:Monday | March 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Between Thursday March 26 and Saturday March 28, car buyers were treated to great deals at the Clearance Blast sale conducted by Executive Motors, dealers of Mazda, and Key Motors, dealers of Hyundai. The two brands, though competitors, hosted the...

Published:Monday | March 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Imagine being a carefree child, running around with your nine siblings, and then have your world overturned in an instant.That's what happened to Sandra Potts (maiden name Berry) when her parents sent her away from the Upper Fair Prospect/Windsor...

Published:Monday | March 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Every time someone logs into Sociallybuzz, they access a little piece of Jamaica.That's because the social-media management, marketing and advertising company was founded by Jamaica-born Andre Kay. Originally from Bay Farm Villa, Kay migrated to the...

Published:Monday | March 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Some of Jamaica's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are in good stead after benefiting from a project geared to increase their growth capacity.The project, partly funded by National Commercial Bank (NCB) and the Inter-American Development Bank/...

Published:Friday | February 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Since officially commencing operations in Jamaica last year, RUBiS Energy Jamaica Limited (RUBiS) has brought much innovation and excitement to the petrol-retail landscape in Jamaica.To take things to a higher level, RUBiS partnered with Gassan Azan...

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

High-school students are this month showing off their dancing skills in the 'I Love My Light' High-School Dance Competition endorsed by the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) Foundation.The inaugural staging of the competition is open to the 15...

Published:Friday | February 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

In a show of solidarity, Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) supporters gave a hearty showing at yesterday's ceremonial opening of the new parliamentary year at Gordon House in Kingston.Current calls for JLP leader Andrew Holness to step aside were falling...

Published:Monday | February 9, 2015 | 9:59 AMDaviot Kelly

On Saturday February 7, accoutant Fay McIntosh and attorney Dorothy Pine-McLarty were presented with the Saint Awards by their alma mater, the St Andrew High School for Girls. The awards were presented at the St Andrew's Old Girls Associat...

Published:Wednesday | January 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Published:Friday | January 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

If all goes to plan, this year's edition of the Rainforest Seafood Festival will be 'legendary'.

Published:Friday | January 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Easily Jamaica's biggest 5K event, the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run has once again brought out a diverse group of sponsors.

Published:Tuesday | December 23, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

With persons able to get items like costume jewellery for as low as $10, downtown Kingston was its usual vibrant self as shoppers prepare

Published:Friday | December 19, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

The Registrar General's Department (RGD) honoured 252 members of staff at its Long Service Awards Dinner on Saturday, December 13.

Published:Friday | November 28, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Christopher Blythe is trying to change how Jamaicans purchase auto insurance.

Published:Monday | November 24, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

A consequence of globalisation is the introduction of different cultures to Jamaica, and the traditions associated with them.

Published:Monday | November 24, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

It's mission accomplished for the Water Tanks In Schools (WTS) Push-up Challenge.

Published:Friday | November 21, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Damian Harris only needed a chance, and Sterling Asset Management gave it to him.

Published:Friday | November 21, 2014 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

President and CEO of Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS), Richard Powell, said the entity was this year able to underscore its positi

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