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Published:Friday | September 20, 2019 | 3:56 PM

JMMB Group Limited, recently hosted its annual general meeting at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in the interest of transparency and fostering continued investor confidence. The company shared its financial performance, key achievements, and its...

Published:Thursday | September 5, 2019 | 4:22 PMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

“Proud to represent the brand of Jamaica, we aim to continue to serve exotic flavoured wines made from locally grown fruits right here in Jamaica,” is a statement made on a brochure being distributed by Journeys End Wine Company Limited, located...

Published:Friday | August 30, 2019 | 7:15 PMAP -

Dior is facing widespread criticism for an advertising campaign that Native Americans say perpetuates stereotypes. The new ad for the Dior men's fragrance called Sauvage, has sparked outrage for its use of Native American culture and symbols. The...

Published:Wednesday | August 28, 2019 | 7:36 PM

Senior managers from the National Commercial Bank (NCB) recently hosted a large contingent of the Montego Bay business community to its staging of The Monday Club – providing an atmosphere for networking among attendees. The managers also seized...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 4:09 PM

Since its inception in 1963, the National Farm Queen competition has been the platform for young women to highlight their contributions to the agriculture sector. Local feed company, Nutramix, returns as title sponsor of the competition. This is...

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2019 | 5:47 PM

Reggae Sumfest patrons at Mawnin Medz, enjoyed the great taste of Jamaica Mountain Peak (JMP) Instant Coffee and Ginger Tea, as they kicked off the week of fun, sun and reggae at the breakfast party held at Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay....

Published:Friday | July 12, 2019 | 12:40 PM

Sachique Williams has been crowned Miss St Mary Festival Queen. The warmth, charm and charisma exuded by the winner, was evident from her opening sentences in which she displayed an unmatched confidence. “Words cannot express how elated I am...

Published:Friday | July 5, 2019 | 12:28 AM

The Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge kicked off the summer season with the first ever School’s Out 5K held at Emancipation Park, in New Kingston. Summer means more time to spend with family and friends who can join you in your summer workout...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 2:21 PM

Sagicor Life Jamaica, recently took over the Venetian at the Terra Nova Hotel, with a cruise-themed All Aboard party. The occasion, which was an Appreciation Event for the company's insurance brokers, came alive with music, drinks, dance, games and...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:28 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

“Anyone can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” This quote, articulated by a former American professional baseball third baseman, Wade Boggs, echoed in sincere sentiments at the recently staged Father’s Day forum: Dad’s Outlook...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 8:10 PM

Rapper Chris Brown, is said to be expecting his second child, with Ammika Harris (her first child). Their current relationship status is unclear, but outlets are reporting that they are no longer together. Chris was last linked to the Instagram...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2019 | 12:57 PM

LASCO made it a point of duty to stir support for the Reggae Girlz, by way of a ‘Bramaican Breakfast’, which was recently hosted by the Embassy of Brazil. The Reggae Girlz World Cup Watch Party, also featured a ‘Corned Beef Chefs Competition’ with...

Published:Friday | June 7, 2019 | 6:09 PM

If there ever were a pair in Jamaica who embodied the mantra, ‘teamwork makes the dream work’, it would be Wendy and Peter Rousseau. The couple, who has been married for 35 years, operate the RUBiS Energy Jamaica Falmouth and Ocho Rios Service...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2019 | 6:12 PM

Imagine being worth US$600 million. I know, sounds like the dream. Well, Caribbean pop princess, 31 year old Robyn ‘Rihanna’ Fenty, was recently named the wealthiest woman in music; surpassing Madonna by $30 million, Celine Dion by $150 million and...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2019 | 5:24 PM

The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will be hosting the Jamaica Culinary Eastern and Western Championships in grand fashion, with the eastern region kicking things off tomorrow (Friday, May 31) at the Chinese Benevolent Association...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 7:43 PM

Style Week Jamaica hosted the third-annual, Careers in International Fashion symposium, which saw close to 400 students from high schools and post-secondary institutions from across the island gathered at the Courtleigh Auditorium to hear...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 2:31 PMJanet Sivera - Gleaner Writer

Unlike previous years where the launch of Reggae Sumfest took place inside a conference room or an amphitheatre in Montego Bay, the promoters took to the beach for the 2019 launch of the Reggae music festival. The stretch of sparkling white sand...

Published:Thursday | May 16, 2019 | 11:19 AMJanet Silvera - Gleaner Writer

Montego Bay businesswoman Paula Kerr Jarrett, exchanged vows with New York business mogul Daniel Wegman, last weekend in the U.S. The ceremony was very intimate, as close family members gathered for the occasion. Paula's children Josh and Rebecca...

Published:Friday | May 10, 2019 | 5:29 PMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

As the jubilant occasion approach to celebrate mothers across the land, several cancer survivors were recently feted in fine style at a mid morning Pre-Mother’s Day Brunch. Hosted at the Alhambra Inn in Kingston by the Insurance Company of the...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 5:12 PM

Yesterday, fans gathered at the Triple Century Sports Bar and Grill, to witness the most anticipated match in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, Liverpool vs Barcelona. Football lovers and Heineken adorers alike, shared their rollercoaster of...

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2019 | 7:59 PM

Jamaican Olympians Kemar Bailey-Cole and Ristananna Tracey have announced their engagement. The two have been in a relation since 2009. Bailey-Cole, the 2014 Commonwealth Games 100m champion and an Olympic and World...

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2019 | 12:43 PMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

Expecting your first baby is an amazing and exciting experience. This is the time where each day of baby's growth in the womb is a fascinating journey of much physical change, funny cravings and for some, persistent nausea and fatigue. Every...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 5:54 PM

Young girls between the ages of three and 14, finally have access to a spa that caters to their every need. Lavish Luxury Kids Spa, opened its doors last weekend, and according to owner Tashawna Martin, the timing was right. "I came up with this...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 12:39 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Kuruma Reid, a second-year student in the Faculty of Law at The University of the West Indies, Mona campus, is also an artist, who is making quite a name for himself. Though he grew up around a cousin who did some amount of comic drawing, Reid...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 6:44 PMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Handsome, sweet, smart and charming. All these characteristics mark the making of a beautiful relationship. There's just one problem. Something doesn’t feel right. And it's in no way the fault of either parties involved: it really wasn't meant to...

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