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Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:07 AMNatalia Oh - Contributor

As a customer relations specialist-turned-digital-marketing professional, and now all-round wedding and events planning maestro, Jamaican entrepreneur Kevan Stewart has worn several hats and it is this vast range of skills that has made him such a...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:07 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

Consumers are often forced to settle because of immobility, lack of food options in their immediate surroundings or wait upwards of three hours for something simple (like pizza) delivered. Pekkish, decided to make this easier by launching their...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Good fortune in 2002 would bless two young doctors and their three children with the acquisition of a house in the middle of Cherry Gardens in upper St Andrew. It was indeed an unattractive bungalow that needed much architectural resuscitation –...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:05 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

What started as a riverside party 43 years ago, has blossomed into a seaside affair that can easily be tagged a diaspora soiree on Robin’s Bay in St Mary. Last Saturday, the trek continued, and St Mary was richer for the hundreds who invaded their...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:05 AMTrevor Smith - Contributor

What if you had to relate to a variety of new people daily? How would you cope? Is there a behavioural style that is best suited for that situation? What behavioural styles are most challenged working with a variety of different contacts? It...

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Q Dear Doc, I want to know if sex is safe during pregnancy. I want to do it, but my partner keeps telling me it’s not safe and that it will harm the baby, who will see his penis. Can you please help me and him to know if it is okay to or not? A...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Houses come alive not only by their architectural construct, but by those who inhabit them – persons who are as unique as the very structures themselves. Every house tells its own story, and this one is no different. They both met while working at...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:07 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

Fifty years Five decades 600 months 2,609 weeks 18,263 days 438,321 Hours 1.57 million seconds … The end result, one of Montego Bay’s most successful entrepreneurs, Conrad Allen. For the father of four and owner of Cover Me Up Events Ltd, age is...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:07 AM

QDear Doc, I have been having problems sleeping. It takes forever to fall asleep and then, when I do, it’s only for a short time. I am now miserable during the days and making mistakes and falling asleep at work. Is there anything that I can do, or...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:07 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

A WhatsApp post displayed two images that supposedly highlight the difference in how men and women shop. The post sparked a gender ‘to and fro’, with the women accusing the men of purchasing the wrong item quickly. The men pointed to the criss-...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:06 AMRocheda Bartley

The 36-year-old enterprising individual believes in steadily progressing towards and through your tasks, using set guidelines and distinctive measures that are intended to keep you running in the race of success until you get to the finish line. As...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:06 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

What does it mean to live a sustainable lifestyle, and is it possible to do so in a developing country? Sustainable living describes a way of life that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources. People...

Published:Sunday | March 24, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Donisha Prendergast, (actor, writer, director, producer, activist) and granddaughter of reggae legends Rita and Bob Marley, will be featured alongside Academy award-winning actor Morgan Freeman in the documentary series, The Story of God , where...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Brand Storytelling for Boss Babes made its debut last Saturday at the EXIM Bank of Jamaica. This is the first in a series of training and empowerment workshops for the year hosted by international brand storyteller and online business coach...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Hues of radiant red and beautiful blue greeted guests upon arrival at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel for the recently held soirée of the Dominican Republic’s Independence Day. The cocktail reception commenced promptly at 6:30 p.m., and saw the chargé d...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:07 AMJanet Silvera - Senior Gleaner Writer

A duet by Hyatt Ziva & Zilara’s Julianne McIntosh and Antoniel Lewis had the women who turned out for the Sarah’s Children Women of Courage luncheon last Thursday at the S Hotel in Montego Bay mesmerised...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Three separate families, unknown to each other. Three separate periods in time. Three separate architectural design briefs ... and one house at the centre of it all. Yes, my friends, there it sits in Trafalgar Park, St Andrew. A house that has...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMNatalia Oh - Contributor

Upon first meeting Jordan Baskett, one is immediately struck by his warm smile and authentic personality. If you know Jordan, you know his infectious and robust signature laugh. However, his unassuming and engaging demeanour belies his true...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

Cee is a mystery. Cee treats life like a game of poker, where you give away as little information as possible. While colleagues may be open and even make themselves vulnerable, Cee builds a wall around things personal. Cee is respectful and...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Q Dear Doc, how worried should I be about lower back pain? I have had it for some time now and I have only received painkillers for it. I am now wondering if it is something serious and if I should be doing CAT scans, or something, to look for...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Jamaica’s football has again taken centre stage with the recent success that the Reggae Girlz are having. Four of the Reggae Girlz visited the set of the Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) draw studios recently, and played a game of Cash Pot Charades...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:07 AM

The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA), recently held its very first Life Achievement Award Ceremony at the Tropic View Hotel in Mandeville. The JGRA honoured three longstanding members for their contributions and services to the...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AM

As we cast our gaze upwards, with a deep sense of wonder and humility, we cannot help but stare at the grandeur and mystery of our Blue Mountains. There is a relatively unknown area, 4,000 feet above sea level, past Newcastle, where some very...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AMTrevor E. S. Smith - Contributor

This is not the now-fancied Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Elon Musk (Tesla) variety. This is about leadership that actually disrupts the effective performance of the team. Team members are upset and frustrated. Team spirit is non-existent. Engagement...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Q Dear Doc, I am very concerned about some care I have been getting. I recently woke up and my face was twisted and looked lean, and I couldn’t smile properly. I thought at first that I slept bad, so I was just watching it, until I notice my...

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