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Published:Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

Step out in style this Christmas with outfits from Xperience Clothing one of the newest street fashion brands on the block with fresh fashionable looks for both women and men.The brand was established in 2013 by second-year marketing student at the...

Published:Wednesday | December 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

​The curtains came down yesterday evening on the 15th season of Television Jamaica's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz competition, with George Headley Primary, from St Andrew, walking away as the 2017 champions. The studio was packed...

Published:Saturday | December 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

The big match of this year's TVJ's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz is almost here!Today marks the start of the semi-final matches: the four teams that still have a chance of going to the finals are Catherine Hall Primary inSt James, George Headley...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

With Christmas now just around the corner, many Jamaicans are getting into the spirit of the season. The idea of preparing for the festive season can be a bit daunting, with all the decorating and shopping that is usually done leading up to the big...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

The end of Round One of TVJ's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz is almost here! With just two matches left in Round One, the excitement continues to build for the much-anticipated Round Two.The penultimate match takes place this evening between two St...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

It's the start of Week Five of TVJ's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz, and as the end of round one draws near, teams continue to battle it out to secure places in round two of the competition.Week-five action starts today at 6:30 p.m. on TVJ with...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

It is already week four of the TVJ Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz competition, and the matches continue to heat up with some surprising results along the way.Getting the competition started this week are two schools fromSt Andrew, as Half-Way Tree...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

St Hugh's Prep and St Ann's Bay Primary will be the first teams to enter the combat zone in this the third week of TVJ's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz.This is the sixth time that St Hugh's Prep is entering the competition. The team has a strong...

Published:Thursday | September 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

With one week down, this year's season of TVJ's Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz is already off to a great start. This week's teams are ready to go and promise to keep things electrifying as they try to stay in the competition.To kick things off on...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

Guess what time of year it is. You guessed it - it's time for TVJ's 'Junior Schools' Challenge Quiz'. The popular children's quiz show is back, starting today at 6:30 p.m. on TVJ when defending champion Mona Prep School goes up against Portsmouth...

Published:Wednesday | August 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

Chippie's banana Chips is an 'ole time' favourite in most Jamaican households. "Don't say chips ... say chippie's Banana Chips" was the catchy jingle published in The daily Gleaner back in June of 1967, and this became the mantra many Jamaicans...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

Jamaican home-made chocolate, is not like other hot chocolates that you get in sachets at the supermarket. Just ask Inez Bellanfantie about this authentically Jamaican beverage and you will get an explanation like no other -...

Published:Thursday | August 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

Courts Jamaica recently hosted its seventh staging of the Courts Customer Scholarship Awards Ceremony, at The Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston. More than 40 scholarships valued at more than $8 million were awarded to customers as part of the...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

Jamaica's Rodain Richardson walked away with the crown and the title of Mr Teen United Nations 2017 at the grand coronation show, held on July 8 at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston.Richardson won ahead of Mr Teen Guyana and Mr Teen Haiti,...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

You might not readily recognise the name of the company - JETS - but you almost certainly know their work. JETS is a local entity jointly owned by seven of Jamaica's leading financial institutions, working together as one to enable islandwide access...

Published:Tuesday | June 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

More than 10 companies walked away with trophies during the RJRGLEANER Communications Group's Client Appreciation Awards ceremony at The Sunken Gardens at Hope Botanical Gardens last Thursday.Supreme Ventures Limited walked away as winners of the...

Published:Thursday | June 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

The Jamaica Horticultural Society Showground in Hope Pastures, St Andrew came alive last Saturday as it blossomed with the display of a variety of flowers at the opening ceremony of the St Andrew Chapter (156) of the Ikebana International Exhibition...

Published:Friday | August 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMMikala Johnson

Chereese Ricketts is Miss Festival Queen 2015, the 25-year-old architectural designer was able to walk away with the crown and take home the title to Manchester for the fifth time....

Published:Friday | July 31, 2015 | 11:50 AMMikala Johnson

Girls who codeIt can't be denied that the technology industry is mostly dominated by men. But this is something that State Minister in the Minister of Science Technology Energy and Mining (STEM) Julian Robinson, plans to change by introducing the...

Published:Tuesday | July 28, 2015 | 10:09 AMMikala Johnson

As the country celebrates Independence Day, Food wishes to remind you of special Jamaican treats.Many of us tend to crave traditional Jamaican food and sweets at this time of the year, but it can be challenging to get our hands on them. This is not...

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