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Stories by Keisha Hill

Published:Monday | August 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The history of Jamaica is a rich and vibrant one, which inspires us to move forward as a nation. Our history speaks to experiences of hardships and prosperity and the growth and determination of a people.On August 6, 1962, Jamaica became a...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The most beautiful thing for a dancer is to hear the beat. But how can you move to the rhythm when you are hearing-impaired? On Thursday, that could not stop the competitors in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Deaf Dance...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Former festival queen for the parish of Manchester, Lanisia Rhoden, has been a trailblazer in youth entrepreneurship, and has accomplished a lot in an impressively short time frame.To date, one of her most important accomplishments has been the...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

In a sport predominantly considered minor compared to football and track-and-field in Jamaica, swimming has finally been given the recognition it deserves with Alia Atkinson becoming the first black woman and Jamaican to earn a world title.In...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

It is well known that being smart, competent, and skilled are the keys to being a successful lawyer. However, you must also have the passion, zeal and determination to be successful - especially in a competitive environment.Andrea Martin-Swaby,...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Audrey Tugwell Henry, has had a very long and illustrious career in banking. Today, she has returned 'home' to her current role as vice-president, Retail Banking Scotia Group, a role she assumed last September, after stepping down as the senior...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

With over 60 years of delivering consistent and high-quality programmes, RJR94FM has now increased its local content with the objective of offering listeners programming that reflects the values and concerns of the community in which they serve....

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Can you imagine a world without art? No paintings, sketches or statues in parks! A world without art would be empty, dull and cold.Barbadian fine artist Wayne Branch, will tell you that art does matter. Over the...

Published:Friday | December 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

What better way to get into the spirit of the season than by giving a helping hand to those in need? When the Salvation Army reached out to Scotiabank for their assistance with the packaging of groceries for the less fortunate, a number of staff...

Published:Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

If you ask a student what made him or her successful in school, you probably won't hear about some fantastic new book or video lecture series. Most likely, you will hear that it was a teacher who had never given up on them.For Mary Sewell-Edwards,...

Published:Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

After its immense contribution to building sustainability in the areas of education, special needs, social enterprise and community development, the Digicel Foundation celebrates 13 years of operation in Jamaica.During this time, the Digicel...

Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Body Forte, one of the island's leading physiotherapy and pilates centres, is now an official Polestar partner following the successful inaugural staging of 'The Polestar Experience' at the University of Technology (UTech). Polestar is a wellness...

Published:Friday | December 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Karen Booker, The Dezign Diva, brought style, health and happiness together at her recent Happiness by Design event. A select group of invited guests came out to be educated and inspired by Booker and Dr. Leahcim Semaj, transformative psychologist,...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Salvation Army has charged Jamaicans to surpass its $16-million target for this year's Christmas Kettle appeal. The Salvation Army is appealing to Jamaicans from all walks of life to get involved in the alleviation of poverty by giving double...

Published:Monday | November 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Thirty-five years can go by very quickly. Glendon Newsome certainly made the most of it, having excelled as University of Technology lecturer, senior lecturer, and now programme director for surveying and geographic information sciences. He recently...

Published:Sunday | November 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Dr Michele Lee-Lambert has always found inspiration in nature, and even though she has a very demanding job as a neurologist at the Caribbean Neurology, Pain and Headache Centre here in Jamaica,...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and well-being. Consuming a sensible, balanced diet can help us to achieve optimal health throughout life. Complete Nutrition Care Diet Centre can help you with a wholesome, healthy lifestyle through...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Giving back can make a real difference in the lives of those less fortunate in our community. It's easy to get so wrapped up in fixing your own life that you forget about helping others. And while it's important to...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

"If each one of us helped one person, it would make a difference," said Charnley Conway, UPS Americas Region's, vice-president of human resources and labour relations. Conway, while addressing the presentation ceremony of a US$25,000 grant from the...

Published:Friday | October 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

A career change is a natural life progression, and many studies show that the average job seeker will change careers (not jobs) several times over the course of his or her lifetime. Jacqueline Sharp, the president and chief executive officer of...

Published:Friday | October 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

It is not every day that you meet people who seem to have great taste without even trying. Beautiful spaces don't generally just happen. They usually are created, and interior designer Karen Booker, known as the 'Dezign Diva' understands that her...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

To maintain a competitive edge among tennis players in Jamaica, veteran tennis coach Llockett McGregor has for almost 30 years been involved in the development of the sport, motivating young players to excel both on and off the court.McGregor ,a...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life? Are they impacting your life right now? It's never too late to start changing your lifestyle.In an effort to sensitise and encourage persons to maintain good health, Body...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:02 AMKeisha Hill

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Imagine a life filled with challenges and what seems to be insurmountable obstacles. It's not an easy task to rise like the Phoenix from circumstances that threaten our well-being and self-actualisation.However,...

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