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Published:Thursday | February 11, 2016 | 5:11 PMKeisha Hill

Orkin Jamaica, one of the leading pest control organisations in the island, is encouraging persons to take the threat from the Zika virus seriously and arm themselves with the necessary information and utilise proactive measures to help...

Published:Tuesday | February 2, 2016 | 1:07 PMKeisha Hill

Chundey Heywood will be able to furnish her living room, having won the grand prize in the Jamaica Money Market Brokers Money Transfer (JMMB MT) promotion. She won a room make-over, valued at up to J$250,000, from Courts Jamaica (Limited) courtesy...

Published:Thursday | February 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Young people from several inner-city communities across the island have been benefiting from a Community Technology Centre, organised by Sutherland Global Services (SGS). Since opening the doors of their technology centre, more than 745 of these...

Published:Friday | February 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Judith Salmon, visual artist, is exhibiting a significant body of her work, including paintings, mixed media and installations at the KROMA Gallery, Miami, Florida, which opened on February 4 and goes up to March 13. The exhibition spans two...

Published:Monday | February 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Students and staff at Northview Christian Preparatory School in St Ann's Bay now have a greater sense of security. This relief comes as Hawkeye, one of Jamaica's largest electronic security companies, has taken the school under its wings, rescuing...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2016 | 2:35 PMKeisha Hill

This year's beneficiaries of the Sagicor Sigma Run are children with cancer across the island, the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) and the Black River Hospital Paediatric Unit.Cancer in childhood, while relatively infrequent, represents the leading...

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

Barrington Watson's contribution to Jamaica's cultural heritage goes well beyond the hundreds of paintings and sculptures that he has created in a near lifetime of creative endeavour. Apart from insisting on being recognised as an artist first and...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2016 | 11:45 AMKeisha Hill

The Frankfield Primary and Infant School has received a new infant block, constructed through the partnership of the school, community members and local businesses led by bauxite -alumina company Jamalco.Manager of Corporate Services at Jamalco,...

Published:Thursday | January 21, 2016 | 11:24 AMKeisha Hill

Whether you eat or drink it, January is the month dedicated to the enjoyment of soup by Maggi. A month-long series of activities to inform and inspire persons to explore the diversity, nutrition and economics of soup, has been planned. So far,...

Published:Friday | January 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Pain! It is normally the first sign that something is wrong with our bodies. While some of us ignore the pain, hoping it will go away, others like Jennifer Guthrie, who felt intense pressure in her chest, took no chances and consulted her doctor...

Published:Monday | January 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Every business carries out strategic planning, although the formality of that process varies greatly from one company to the next. However, managers at every level of the hierarchy must ultimately agree on a detailed, integrated plan of action for...

Published:Tuesday | January 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

A year after the launch of the region's first non-academic online entrepreneur skills training programme - Branson Centre Caribbean Online - The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean (BCoEC) is again on the hunt for serious entrepreneurs...

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

If you are perhaps on the conservative side, Michael Elliot's unconventional drawings will raise the hair on your head, perhaps your eyebrows too.Stirring subtle controversy with his paintings Elliott, who has, over the years, developed an awareness...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The children of Riverton Meadows Early Childhood Centre had a blast as part of their Christmas celebrations, with the Berger Paints Annual Christmas Treat.The treat has become a calendar activity for the community as Berger has been brightening the...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

NCB Capital Markets (NCBCM) has strengthened its position in the equity capital market and will now give direct focus to the debt-financing needs of companies listed on the JSE Junior Market. This follows the company's recent designation as an...

Published:Monday | January 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

At the start of each year, many persons set resolutions and goals that they desire to accomplish.One goal that heads the list for many persons is to get out of debt and/or start earning more. These objectives are not often realised. However,...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

In a peaceful and tranquil environment, tucked away neatly in the hills overlooking the hustle and bustle of Kingston city surrounded by exquisite flora and fauna, renowned ceramic artist and sculpture Gene Pearson creates absolute magic from clay...

Published:Monday | December 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Nestlé, for the second year, embarked on its Nestlé Spreads Christmas Joy initiative, spreading Christmas cheer and touching the lives of individuals in an inspiring way.Five lucky shoppers were surprised at the checkout counter at Shoppers Fair...

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The fine photographs of Craig Phang Sang can be experienced in sophisticated black-and-white still lifes or grand landscapes with a distinct personal style. In a world where the high definition of colour seems to reign supreme, Phang Sang takes his...

Published:Tuesday | December 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Whatever you want to call him, Santa Claus is the face of Christmas. This gift-bearing man all decked out in his trademark red and white suit has found favour with Jamaican children and has been a part of the island's Christmas landscape for decades...

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

Giving to your favourite charity feels good. there's no denying that. Nestlé Jamaica, synonymous with giving back and helping persons in the community, recently visited the Missionaries of the Poor, Lord's Place Children's Home, for their annual...

Published:Monday | December 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

THE NESTLÉ As You Wish promotion is in its first year, and emerged from the Nestlé 75th anniversary celebration observed this year...

Published:Thursday | December 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The history of Jamaica is crucial to understanding the country's current situation. So at his first solo exhibition in Jamaica, artist Phillip Thomas, in his oil paintings and media works, looks at the relics of art history, offering a statement on...

Published:Thursday | December 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

The security industry, like any other in Jamaica, has seen its fair share of changes over the years. David Whittaker, now at the helm of Guardsman Limited as its managing director, is well aware of these changes and in his new role is aiming to...

Published:Thursday | December 3, 2015 | 11:03 PMKeisha Hill

Striking colours and enthralling patterns, the fascinating ceramic creations by potter Patrick Hall of Mustard Seed Communities, and spectacular paintings by guest artist Penelope Stewart beckoned art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the vibrant...

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