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Published:Friday | February 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Once veganism was widely associated with Rastafarians, health fanatics, and animal-rights activists; however, more and more, people are choosing to 'go green'.Sick and tired of being sick and tired, lethargic, feeling...

Published:Friday | January 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Members of the American Women's Group (AWG) visited acclaimed artist Alexander Cooper for lessons at his gallery and mini-museum in cool Coopers Hill for their monthly meeting last Thursday.It was a day filled with inspiring moments, including...

Published:Monday | January 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

According to food entrepreneurs Oraine Gordon and Lionel Blackwood, choosing the correct sauce makes all the difference to eating healthy."The inspiration to start the food brand Yaad Flava came out of a challenge from one of my lecturers at the...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A businesswoman and mother of two has organised a health and wellness seminar to kick-start the nation to becoming more health-conscious for 2016.Kerry Coote, businesswoman-turned raw-food exponent and health coach, states, "The most expensive bed...

Published:Monday | January 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

The numerous tales of farmers and their donkeys treading the beaten track of Central Manchester and losing their cash crops ended last Thursday, after 80 agonising years of waiting for a proper road.Two new roads, under the Farm Road Rehabilitation...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Not long after the festive cheers from followers of the Gregorian calendar finish rejoicing Christmas and New Year, the energetic horns of east Africa especially Ethiopia, and the rhythmic sounds of Nyabinghi drums begin to pick up tempo to commence...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Global frontrunners in technology, Fujitsu Caribbean is gearing up to make the future bright for Jamaica, building a 'road map' for customers across the region for managing structured and unstructured data.As international digital leaders, the...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

"Age is nothing but a number," states 91-year-old Monica Marsh.The former social worker, teacher and reflexologist rejoices: "It's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." Reflecting the joy and gratitude of the countless...

Published:Monday | December 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

'Lights, camera, mortgage' is the new slogan advocated by Jamaica's next top models who strut their stuff down international runways.No longer seen as just pretty faces, models are being taught how to broaden their horizons and see beyond magazine...

Published:Friday | December 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

An increase in "more on the go services" for 2016 is the pledge of one of Jamaica's leading banks, as it wishes customers a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.National Commercial Bank (NCB) Chief Digital and Marketing Officer Nadeen Matthews...

Published:Friday | December 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Jamaican teas are fast-brewing and are predicted to be the beverage of choice for all tea lovers around the world.With 85 per cent of their tea brands exported last year, World Brand Services and E.G. Wellness Brands are leading the Caribbean tea...

Published:Monday | December 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A proud recipient of the Forerunner Award has attributed her success to a strong lineage of entrepreneurial women in her family.Forensic document examiner Beverley East, who was recently honoured by the Washington-based Institute of Caribbean...

Published:Monday | December 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Early mornings, late nights, international schedules, non-stop meetings, road-trips, family commitments and finding time for a social life often mean that health plans are abandoned. This is replaced by feelings of inadequacy in executives who...

Published:Friday | December 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Pauline Lindo, president of International Proxy Parents (IPP), is asking corporate Jamaica to remember that "children are our future" as we approach Christmas and the New Year festive season. Lindo, in her appeal, reminds everyone that they, too,...

Published:Friday | November 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Montego Bay High School for Girls is celebrating 80 years of helping to shape the lives of some of the island's most outstanding women. Among them is Jamaica's first female chief justice, Zaila McCalla.Chief Justice McCalla continues to fly the flag...

Published:Monday | November 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Albert Einstein words, 'Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile,' echoed throughout the recent National Chest Hospital's (NCH) diamond jubilee Awards Banquet held at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel, St Andrew.Also serving as a fundraiser,...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Customer Care director for Digicel, Dwayne Tulloch, is on a mission. As the driver of the 'Be Extraordinary' campaign, the Calabar High School graduate is responsible for hiring and training more than 700 new customer care agents, a number that's...

Published:Monday | November 16, 2015 | 12:04 AMJanelle Oswald

As it eyes big energy changes in 2016 and beyond, FosRich Lighting Company has welcomed Tricia Edwards to its team. The former operations manager, Edwards now sits in the general manager's seat and in an interview with The Gleaner, she expressed how...

Published:Friday | November 6, 2015 | 12:57 AMJanelle Oswald

Frequent  users of the Highway 2000 East-West will now be able to save money on their journey. Drivers who make regular road trips throughout the week, including  Saturdays and passing through the Portmore Toll  booth, will be able...

Published:Friday | October 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

The great-great-grandson of freedom fighter and National Hero Paul Bogle is urging corporate heads to support the legacy of one of Jamaica's most-loved national heroes. As he reflected on one of the most defining moments in the island's struggle for...

Published:Monday | October 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A British civil servant has returned home to Jamaica and set up an immigration business uniting estranged families and people denied entry to the United Kingdom (UK).Kingstonian mother of two, Rotendo Mukulu launched her company UK Visa and Appeal...

Published:Friday | October 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A British returnee has launched a radio programme to support business professionals who have moved to Jamaica to assimilate and set up shop. Michele D. Moore, who relocated from south London, Beckenham, to Kingston three years ago, was...

Published:Friday | October 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A married mother of three who came from humble beginnings in Greenwich Town, Kingston, Joy Roberts-Williams has beaten the odds and turned her life around to become a successful leader in her field. During the past 22 years at Red Stripe, she has...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A Jamaican family has united and travelled to Scotland to receive a posthumous degree celebrating the life of a family member who died almost 80 years ago.Members of the McGregor clan from Jamaica, UK, and USA travelled to Edinburgh to attend an...

Published:Monday | September 7, 2015 | 12:01 AMJanelle Oswald

 FosRich was coined from the names of the husband-and-wife team behind the company. "My wife's maiden name is Richards and mine is Foster. I...

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