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Stories by Keisha Hill

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:12 AMKeisha Hill

With his rich Jamaican accent, it is hard to believe that Menelik Graham, whose parents are Jamaican, has only visited the island a few times in his 19 years. The second-year economics major currently attending Princeton University in the United...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Alpha Institute has embarked on a recruitment drive to engage and provide skills training to at-risk youth of inner-city communities in Kingston, with the aim of empowering them to acquire marketable skills and become socially responsible...

Published:Wednesday | July 12, 2017 | 7:00 AMKeisha Hill

Can you feel the adrenaline running through your veins in anticipation of the second staging of the most gruelling and physically challenging showdown on the local calendar? After its successful debut last year, the Guardsman Games returns this...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 7:00 AMKeisha Hill

Called To Lead Jamaica believes that providing the conditions for positive youth development is a responsibility shared by families, schools, and communities.These conditions, according to the Benjamin Fraser, the organisation's president, promote...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AMKeisha Hill

Climbing the ladder of success is not always easy. However, for Terron Dewar, he is consistently at the forefront of making it all happen. For him, every competitive challenge is an opportunity not just to survive, but to move ahead and thrive.At...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2017 | 6:00 AMKeisha Hill

It's a love story, but not the ones you read in books. It's a story of a married couple and the love behind their unique custom leather accessories - Devine Treasures. It all started in Duncans, Trelawny, more than 14 years ago.Co-owner of Devine...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2017 | 6:00 AMKeisha Hill

Residents of New Harbour Village II and III in St Catherine now enjoy greater peace of mind and sense of security as a result of a partnership established with security services provider Hawkeye."Before Hawkeye came into our community, we were...

Published:Monday | June 12, 2017 | 6:12 AMKeisha Hill

The great thing about sports is that you constantly have to prove yourself. At just nine years old, Christanya Shirley already knows she has to get herself fully engaged, becoming more familiar with her sport and consistently improving each action...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 6:00 AMKeisha Hill

Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement that is more than simply putting flowers in a container. It is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing, where nature and humanity are brought together and steeped in the...

Published:Wednesday | May 31, 2017 | 5:00 AMKeisha Hill

It can feel, sometimes, as if it is impossible to move towards your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way. However, top-ranked national tennis player Jenna Harrison is working hard to fulfil her...

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 5:00 AMKeisha Hill

Former world record holder and one of the five fastest men in the world, Asafa Powell may not have as many individual gold medals as some of his track-and-field counterparts, but most likely, he will be the first athlete in history to run 100 sub-10...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 5:00 AMKeisha Hill

Recognition is often high on the list of what employees want from their employer, but all too often that is not acknowledged by business leaders. However, Rainforest Seafoods Limited, the Caribbean's largest processor and supplier of premium quality...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2017 | 5:00 AMKeisha Hill

Leaders and experts in crime fighting and prevention, along with a host of other private and public sector stakeholders will join forces with the Guardsman Group in a forum to discuss possible solutions to address the escalating crime issues...

Published:Monday | May 8, 2017 | 5:00 AMKeisha Hill

Kavion Robinson is an illustrator and painter, recognised most notably for his illustrative depictions of historical figures and scenes. He has dedicated his artistic career to depicting life's beauty and struggles in a creative, inspirational, and...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2017 | 5:00 AMKeisha Hill

Body Forte, one of the island's leading physiotherapy and pilates centres has moved to a bigger, better space located at the Sovereign Commercial Complex on Barbican Road in St Andrew.With a growing list of clients and a need for more space, the...

Published:Friday | April 7, 2017 | 4:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Embassy of Spain, in partnership with members of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Jamaica, and the University of the West Indies' Institute of Gender Development Studies, recently launched the 'Stamp it Out: Ending Gender Based Violence (...

Published:Friday | April 7, 2017 | 4:00 AMKeisha Hill

The Alpha Institute has benefitted from a $150,000 donation courtesy of the Scottish Dance Society and the Caledonia Society of Jamaica, following the successful staging of the traditional Scottish celebration of Burns Night.The effort was initiated...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 4:00 AMKeisha Hill

Dr Cassida JonesUnstoppable female force in a male-dominated worldTop jobs at big companies continue to elude many women across the globe. However, the tide is changing, and for those already in powerful positions, such as Dr Cassida Jones, group...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 3:00 AMKeisha Hill

The security upgrade of the National Commercial Bank's (NCB) online banking platform to include the use of security tokens continues, with less than a month remaining for customers to register before access via tokens becomes mandatory.A dedicated...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 3:00 AMKeisha Hill

After decades of service, veteran and prolific broadcaster Alan Magnus, so full of humour, dedication to his work, highly respected, and loved by so many people, demits 'office' today.For many Jamaicans who awoke to his voice on Radio Jamaica (RJR...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AMKeisha Hill

With high fuel costs and driver shortages, it's now more important than ever to improve the management of your fleet so that you can lower operational costs, improve fleet visibility, and driver satisfaction while complying with regulatory...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 3:00 AMKeisha Hill

The work environment is changing all over the world. Jamaica is no different. A flexible work location is often more important than an impressive, personalised office. That is why more workers and small companies are turning to co-working spaces,...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 3:00 AMKeisha Hill

Recycling is important in today's world if we want to leave this planet in good shape for future generations. It is good for the environment, since it is making new things from old products which are of no more use to us.Recycling begins at home....

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 3:00 AMKeisha Hill

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton has built a strong reputation for his ability to craft deep partnerships and build communities by connecting wealth, influence and opportunity.The architectural designer turned entrepreneur and investor is the chief executive...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 3:00 AMKeisha Hill

Autism is one of the most common developmental problems faced by children worldwide. It is defined as a pervasive developmental disorder that features impaired social skills, limited language development and stereotyped or repetitive behaviour....

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