The American Friends of Jamaica Inc (AFJ) teamed up with the St George's Society of New York - a British charitable organisation established to assist elderly and disabled residents of British and Commonwealth heritage in the New York area - at a fabulous summer garden party to raise much needed funds recently.
Whether your spouse is sent off to war in Iraq or a new job position in another part of the country or world, long-distance relationships can survive the gulf created by miles and oceans if couples work hard at keeping the union alive.
The sign at the front of the room said 'Farewell and Thanks', words reserved for one hard-working woman. Departing Trinidad and Tobago High Commissioner Yvonne Gittens-Joseph threw a little send-off of her own on Thursday, July 29 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.
He first spotted her on the golf course in his homeland, Trinidad, in 2006. By the time he was ready to speak to her, she had disappeared. A couple of months later, he saw her again, and almost the same thing happened.
Today marks five years since the popular Flair legal advice column written by attorney/mediator Sherry-Ann McGregor began. Whether the questions come from readers or from her own research, McGregor has touched on a number of legal topics/questions that are of importance to women, in particular, and family life, in general.
With 400 years' experience in reserve, Miguel Torres has mastered the art of making wine, and those who had the pleasure of savouring this mastery are still talking about the Wray and Nephew-distributed Viña Esmeralda
My husband and I are involved in a foursome, but it is not working out very well and I would like your advice on what to do. We run a very successful business, our children are in their teens, and will be leaving home soon.
The late Professor Rex Nettleford, founder/artistic director/principal dancer/ choreographer/muse of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), must be now smiling in the after life, satisfied that the company he so...
Founders and spiritual leaders of the Power of Faith Ministries, Bishop Dr Delford Davis and his wife, Reverend Petrova Davis, were pleasantly surprised and felt humbled as they were given two cruise tickets by the church, during an appreciation service for them at Power of Faith Ministries, Portmore Town Centre, recently.
The garden of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was transformed into an oasis of glamour and style for the recent launch of the Miss Jamaica World (MJW) contest. The contest has new organisers who are also former MJW queens, pageant director, Dr Terri-Karelle Reid, and pageant coordinators Sara Lawrence and Regina Beavers.
The stars came out for Excelsior High School recently, thrilling the audience that packed the assembly hall of the University of the West Indies, with a cultural treat that lasted for nearly three hours.
Sunday, July 11, saw friends and supporters of United States Congresswoman Yvette Clarke getting support from Gregory and Elaine Bryan at their home in Sandy Springs, Georgia. The fund-raiser was in support of the re-election of Clarke to the United States Congress.
It was a perfect day as songbird Audrey Burchell, a teacher and member of the melodious female group, Karis, from the Northern Caribbean University, sang her way into the heart of Charmers Anton Malcolm II, a senior consultant with Ryan Inc in Atlanta, Georgia.
On Saturday, July 17, Ba-bee-licious was officially opened to the public by owner Shauna Gaye-Hart. The baby store caters to mothers and mothers-to-be, as well as children up to six years old. Beautifully decorated, the spacious location was abuzz with activity as guests turned up to peruse the offerings, with some purchasing a few necessities.
In 2006, managing director of Pablo's Rosa Joseph told The Monday Interviews that by 2010, her children would be an integral part of moving the company into the future. Back then, her daughter Vanessa was about to complete her MBA and today, recently married, she is ready to reside in Jamaica and contribute to the economy, at a time when many young people are opting to ride out the recessionary years in greener pastures.
On Friday, July 16, the Jamaican Bar Association held its annual banquet in honour of Justice Howard Cooke; Dennis Goffe, QC, and Norma Linton, QC, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston. Here are some pictorial highlights of the occasion.
Doctor, I would like your advice about my husband. We are both aged 40, and up until now we have had what I would call a pretty 'quiet' sex life. But since his last birthday, he seems to have changed. He now talks to me a lot about sex, and he has become real interested in squeezing my breasts and buttocks whenever he is near me.
Doctor, I am a divorced female in my 40s. I would like something to give my love life a little boost. Would hormone replacement therapy (HRT) help? I use to have a very passionate relationship with my husband, and we made love three to four times for the week. But after the divorce, I stayed away from men for a while to give myself a chance to recover from all the stress and strain.