WESTERN BUREAU:First Global Bank (FGB) has distinguished itself as the only bank in Jamaica to use the Alchemy payment-processing platform, empowering its clients and at the same time increasing efficiency of its staff to meet...
A picturesque venue, great musical selections, tantalising Japanese cuisine, a flowing bar and, of course, beautiful and sexy people, all contributed to the successful staging of Sake.Held in Cherry Gardens, St Andrew...
Coral Gables, Florida: The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) last month hosted a glittering gala in honour of Jamaica. The annual gala is the organisation's major fund-raising event which this year honoured the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS).
Their work is sometimes overlooked, their role, sometimes misunderstood. That is the life of diplomats and consuls. Both posts require individuals of high standing who must represent the nation whose flag they bear with the utmost professionalism and dignity.
Traditionally, during the month of June weddings abound and the issue of marriage is in focus. We are socialised to expect that, as adults, we enter into relationships with the intention of getting married. However, times have changed and many persons choose to remain single.
First Global Bank, in partnership with IBIS Management, held the third annual User Group Conference at the Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort in Montego Bay on Thursday, June 3. The conference lasted for one week.
Known as the director of the Centre for the Arts of the University of Technology (UTECH), Pat Ramsay is a woman who wears many hats. She is also chair of the International Women's Forum and Collaborative Possibilities 4 Jamaica, a commitee of Government and International Affairs of United Way.
And so, the much anticipated 80th birthday celebration planned to honour former prime minister and architect of the contentious political enclave of Tivoli Gardens, Edward Seaga, was cancelled, overtaken by events on the ground, which included the declaration of a State of Emergency; as well as the security forces mounting a massive raid on Tivoli Gardens!
Many are called, but few are chosen. Attorneys Aloun Assamba and Dianna Davis-Smith, Visalus' Gaudia Aquart, Intralot's Millicent Lynch, JamVenture's Dollis Campbell, Lorna Robinson of the Jamaica Tourist Board, businesswoman Ruth-Ann Woolcocks, Munroe's Marcia Wright and one man, 'The Weekends' Dwayne Smalling were among the chosen...
My husband was recently on a business trip to England. Immediately after he returned, I found a 'visiting card' in his jacket pocket. I was really upset to find that it was the card of a 'topless massage parlour'. I demanded to know what had been going on while he was abroad. He immediately confessed.
The name Kingsley Cooper is synonymous with Jamaica's modelIing/beauty/fashion industries. A lawyer by profession, he took the bold step to provide something that was missing from the menu of entertainment offerings, starting with those fondly remembered concerts back in the '80s.
By 8:30 a.m., last week Sunday morning, there was standing room only as the entire church community came out to say farewell to Reverend Earl Morgan who had spent close to 46 years shepherding the flock at Barbican Baptist Church in St Andrew.
Diana Stewart is the bubbly and petite businesswoman and president of the American Chamber of Commerce (Jamaica) AmCham and the petite dynamo behind the family-run Stewart's Auto car dealership. As she, like many other Jamaicans, braces herself for the challenges ahead in the present turbulent period of our country's history, she talks about her plans for the organisation she leads with Outlook Magazine.
African Hebrew Israelites, commonly known as Black Hebrews, originally migrated from the United States, spent two years in Liberia as part of a spiritual cleansing, before settling in Israel in 1969, as a part of their quest to return to God.
We expect a lot from the Sex and the City sequel - lots of drama, lots of sex, and lots of shoes, clothes, and accessories. But even our fertile imaginations would have never guessed how much the glitz and glamour would cost to create.
He's controversial, outspoken and ebulient - you either like him or merely tolerate him - but he's not going away. He has that aura that makes people pay attention, and for the last year, marketing 'Midas' Ian Lyn has led the Jamaica Used Car Dealers Association (JUCDA) with the same level of enthusiasm with which he tackles most things.