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Published:Wednesday | October 12, 2016 | 3:32 PMKeisha Hill

Today Jamaica is losing its architectural and archaeological cultural heritage faster than it can be documented. Human-caused disasters and uncontrolled development are major culprits, however, Webster Campbell one of Jamaica's most prolific...

Published:Thursday | September 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Lights...Camera...Action! Hollywood has long represented the glitz and glamour of the film, television, and music industries. For young hopefuls who dream of acting in movies or on television, this is definitely the place to be.Jamaican producer and...

Published:Tuesday | September 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Corporal Leron Mattison, sub-officer in charge of community safety and security in Portland, has for the last 10 years been working in his community with an integrated approach to tackling and preventing different social issues among the youth....

Published:Tuesday | September 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

As the inaugural Guardsman Games held at the Hope Zoo ended, Team Dobermans, demonstrating powerful and energetic skills, won the championship title from a very competitive field of contestants.It was no easy feat for David Henriques and Kia...

Published:Thursday | September 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Let the games begin! Heralded as one of the most gruelling, physically challenging showdowns packed with family fun and entertainment, the Guardsman Games makes its debut onto the local stage on Sunday, September 11, at the Hope Zoo.The Guardsman...

Published:Wednesday | August 31, 2016 | 12:04 PMKeisha Hill

Peace Corps brought the first ever Camp Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) to Jamaica in conjunction with Michelle Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative held from August 17- 20 at the Knox Community College in Cobbla, Manchester.Twenty-three girls' ages...

Published:Friday | September 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Almost one year ago, Michael Steffen embarked on an unprecedented journey into uncharted waters when purely by coincidence, he was chosen to visit Jamaica. The German native came to Jamaica as a volunteer with The United Nations Organization for...

Published:Wednesday | August 31, 2016 | 12:50 PMKeisha Hill

The GraceKennedy Foundation awarded 26 Carlton Alexander bursaries, valued at $1.5 million, to assist employees across the GraceKennedy Group with their children's back-to-school expenses for the 2016-2017 academic year.The bursaries, named in...

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Clarendon-born, Shavane Daley is a youth who is not paralysed by his circumstances, but one who clears every hurdle on his journey. Propelled by confidence, high-energy and determination to live his dreams, he remains steadfast on the journey to...

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Kimberley Clarke is excited about starting her studies in accounting at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, when school officially starts in another week. Moreso, her enthusiasm has intensified, after receiving a Sagicor Foundation Scholarship...

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 2:42 PMKeisha Hill

At age 36, Andre McLean has had an illustrious career, stacking myriad accolades that have now propelled him to yet another significant achievement as managing director of Guardsman Alarms Limited, a member of the Guardsman Group.McLean's objective...

Published:Friday | August 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Sean Clacken knows what it takes to build a successful business from the ground up, having been with Hawkeye for most of the firm's 25 years of operation.Clacken has been part of the team that delivered the most innovative security solutions to...

Published:Thursday | August 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

To live for more than a century is a feat in itself and surpassing the milestone deserves its own merit. Such are the sentiments shared with the eldest member of the Sagicor family, Joyce Allen.Allen was born in Watercress, Westmoreland, on...

Published:Friday | August 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Vashdie King started making his own bow ties after he could not find the styles that he wanted to accentuate his attire. He felt those he saw regularly were too mundane, and it dawned on him that he could create interesting...

Published:Monday | August 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Tru Care Dental, located in the New Kingston Business Centre, is all about surpassing expectations. The team, headed by Dr Prince Morgan, delivers first rate service. Morgan says the objective at Tru Care Dental is to make a difference in the lives...

Published:Wednesday | August 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Lane Plaza, Liguanea, is now home to Hi-Lo's newest supermarket location.GraceKennedy Limited recently completed renovation of the 33,700 square feet of retail space, previously the home of Empire Supermarket which closed its doors last year.The...

Published:Thursday | July 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Growing up in the tough inner-city community of Southside in central Kingston, Patrick Planter discovered his passion for the fine arts. As a youngster, it was not an easy road for him as he always had to be alert in his surroundings, quite often...

Published:Wednesday | July 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

While almost any man can father a child, there is more to the role of a dad in a child's life. It is more challenging to adjust to being a single father because this role can become fraught withdifficulties particularly with minimal support from...

Published:Thursday | July 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

He sat quietly in the audience, barely moving in his chair. Though he chatted with others at the elegantly decorated table, Michael Lawson could not contain his anxiety. He was nervous! He was going up against two others, but he really wanted the...

Published:Wednesday | July 20, 2016 | 1:03 PMKeisha Hill

Excelsior High School is still in celebration mode as their student company, 'Kreole Harvest' was recently named the Junior Achievement Company of the Year for 2016.This is after one-year of developing their business and selling products to their...

Published:Wednesday | July 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Twelve students from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Technology (UTech), have been selected to participate in the Nestle Needs YOUth Initiative, aimed at helping young people to develop their career skills.The...

Published:Wednesday | July 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

A life with no stress at all would be a little weird, but too much stress, for too long, is damaging to our health. During those stressful times, a little spa time is an ideal way to destress. It never comes amiss.Stress is what happens when you...

Published:Tuesday | July 12, 2016 | 12:27 PMKeisha Hill

"I wasn't just surprised. I was flabbergasted!" said Natasha Allen, one of four interns currently being hosted by the GraceKennedy Group under the auspices of the GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme.The 23-year-old from Toronto, Canada, is a...

Published:Wednesday | July 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

During a busy morning, it's easy to let breakfast fall low on your list of priorities, but taking just a few minutes to have something to eat can really make a difference to your day. Medical practitioners and administrators at the Bustamante Hospital...

Published:Friday | July 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

"I just feel great and overwhelmed," said Michael Lawson after he was declared the overall male winner in the third staging of the GraceKennedy Heather Little-White Household Worker of the Year Award, held at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel."It feels...

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