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Stories by Nashauna Lalah

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 7:31 PMNashauna Lalah

The Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston was the centre of all activity — as far as reggae music lovers are concerned — moments ago, as dancehall-turned reggae superstar Mark 'Buju Banton' Myrie touched down after...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

It takes only a few minutes of being in his company to notice that he is almost always humming. After nearly 40 years in the music business, making melodies is as natural as breathing for Beres Hammond.As he gets ready to release his latest album -...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Local fashionistas were treated to some hot, young Caribbean talent, when Kerrymanwomanhome, hosted its first fashion show of the year. Trinidadian Afiya Bishop, creator of Loud by Afriya, and Jin...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

At nine years old, Keneea Linton-George was using the discarded legs of her mother's jeans pants to fashion her own skirt. Today, she is a renowned designer and the owner of Keneea Linton Boutique.Growing up, fashion designing was not in the cards...

Published:Monday | March 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Kerry-Ann Clarke is passionate about what she does. The founder of the lifestyle store Kerrymanwomanhome, and managing director of The Collection MoDA, told Flair, "When you have a passion, you just know it. There's no guessing. It's something in...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

The night was rainy and there was a slight chill in the air, providing the perfect setting for 'Enchanted', the themed 12th anniversary celebration of Couples Sans Souci, held on Friday, January 12.The...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

If you have ever been to a Chaine des Rotisseurs dinner, you know it's all about cameraderie and gastronomy. What less would you expect from the oldest culinary arts society in the world?Last Saturday, the Jamaican Bailliage inducted 10 new members...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

To produce one of the best rums in the world, you have to have the best people, and that is the case of Joy Spence and Clement 'Jimmy' Lawrence of J. Wray & Nephew...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:07 AMNashauna Lalah

She was full of nerves, unable to sit still. Understandable, really, as she was about to sit down for her first tell-all interview since her very public break-up with her husband. But Kamila McDonald's nerves weren't...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Maxine Chang was born in August Town, St Andrew, but spent most of her childhood in Marlie Hill, Manchester, attending Holmwood Technical High School before migrating to the United States at the age of 15. Married to Ken Reyes for 20...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

For 50 years he has faithfully provided thoughtful, compassionate answers to Gleaner readers' questions on sex, health and relationships. Most know him simply as 'Doc' behind the popular 'Dear Doc' columns, but his true...

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

The smoky air and tantalising aroma gave it away. There was a backyard barbecue happening and the vibe was just as good as the food.It was a lazy Saturday afternoon and a group of friends from...

Published:Sunday | June 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Tina Hamilton and Richard Ashman met in college in 1999. According to Hamilton, he was in her first class in college. "There were three of us (Jamaicans) in the class, and we hung out almost daily for the entire ...

Published:Sunday | May 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Twenty-six-year-old Yannick Sharpe has taken the ordinary and made it extraordinary. Sharpe is managing director of Amazing Concrete Finishes. His company transforms hard, cold concrete into beautiful works of art by staining,...

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 12:29 AMNashauna Lalah

It was a 'village' of mothers who came together in Cherry Hill, St Andrew, recently to support each other in their shared journey of motherhood.The brainchild of B3 Magazine's Michelle Gordon, the get-together showed...

Published:Sunday | May 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Mother, daughter, grandmother. The family resemblance is uncanny. The laughter flows easily.Jacqueline Sharp, the head of Scotiabank, her mother, Dawn Shim, and daughter, Lauren, chatted happily at their St Andrew home recently...

Published:Sunday | May 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Olympian Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has proven herself as a phenomenon on the track, but has also become a very astute businesswoman.She has added another feather in her business cap, with the launch of her hair-care line -...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

As long as he can remember, Dr Dayne Buddo has been captivated by the world under the sea. "I still remember watching black-and-white television shows about deep-sea explorations, and being totally fascinated,"...

Published:Friday | March 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Everyone has a story, and Jamaicans are some of the best storytellers around. For the past 30 years, every Sunday afternoon, viewers have been enjoying these stories from some of the most interesting Jamaicans, on Ian Boyne's now iconic television...

Published:Sunday | February 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

While trips to beautiful, faraway locations might only be a fantasy for most of us, for Shea Powell, it's her everyday reality. In fact, it's her job. You see, as a travel blogger, Powell gets to travel to all corners...

Published:Sunday | February 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

"What the hell am I supposed to do with my life?" It is a question many of us have asked at some point in our lives. Krystal Chong wrote the book on the subject - literally.Chong said the...

Published:Friday | February 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

GraceKennedy Money Service's Tuesday night launch of its groundbreaking GK MPay smartphone app was a spectacular event.With drones flying overhead and a spotlight at almost every angle, it was obvious that something big was in store. As soon as...

Published:Sunday | February 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

The launch of Campari Red Diaries, held in Rome, Italy recently, was a glamorous three-day affair befitting both the historic city and the premium spirits brand...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 11:59 AMNashauna Lalah

When Ronald Donaldson decided to pop the question to Teresa Martinez, his girlfriend of three and a half years, he wanted to be different. Always known as a prankster in high school, Donaldson wanted to do something out of the box. ...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMNashauna Lalah

Kingsley Cooper's customary deep voice rises several octaves when he speaks of his new rising star - Alicia Burke. His excitement is too much to contain. And it's understandable. In the 37-year history of Cooper's Pulse modelling agency, no other...

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