The Creative Production and Training Centre held its Festival of the Word on Friday, April 30, and our literary giants shone. Here are some pictorial highlights of the event that took place at the Mona Visitors' Lodge.
Several guests were on hand to witness the recent official opening of the GraceKennedy Financial Centre, Fairview Shopping Centre, Montego Bay, St James. The centre houses First Global Bank (FGB), First Global Financial Services (FGFS), Allied Insurance Brokers and Jamaica International Insurance Company (JIIC).
When there's this much excitement with the British, you probably think it would be about sport. But this one was about something more serious, as guests journeyed to the British High Commission on May 6 to watch the coverage of the United Kingdom's 2010 general election.
And so, our tourism minister, the seemingly indefatigable and eternally optimistic Ed Bartlett, has been bestowed with the Order of the Civil Merit of Spain. His Royal Highness King Juan Carlos of Spain bestowed the honour on Bartlett for his contribution to the enhancement of Spanish tourism interests in Jamaica.
It could be argued that the Reverend Astor Carlyle came into national prominence on his call and subsequent induction on January 17 as senior pastor of the Webster Memorial United Church. The church is regarded within the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands as its premier/largest congregation.
Former Apprentice contestant and United States-based attorney, Muna Heaven, daughter of Mandeville businessman Trevor Heaven and his first wife, Fay, is proud of her mother and the example she set for her girls.
Jamaica's fastest-growing telecommunications company and regional mobile giant, Claro, unveiled a new customer access centre at its head offices at 30 Knutsford Boulevard, boasting more than 7,000 square feet, opened its doors on Friday, April 23.
"With the experience that Audrey has gained as an entrepreneur, the boards that she has sat on, her presidency of AmCham Jamaica for three years have led her to this point in her life, Jamaica's ambassador to the United States (US).
In recognition of the sterling leadership and accomplishments of their immediate past dean, William Tavares-Finson, the Consular Corps of Jamaica held a cocktail reception in his honour on Thursday, April 29.
As sex becomes more pervasive in society, it is critical for parents and caregivers to start talking to their children about sexuality from early childhood. Parents want their children to have wholesome and rewarding lives, so teaching them about sex early is very important. However, some parents find it difficult to talk about sex with their children.
There's nothing like the appeal to the senses of a bargain, particularly when that bargain, on assessment, is extremely good value for money in a climate where the economic challenges see persons wanting more bang for their buck.
A sunny Sunday afternoon, great company, family members (including the dogs) in proximity, copious liquid refreshment and some of Jamaica's finest two-legged 'animals' aboard some even more magnificent four-legged ones! Heaven? Close.
Toronto:A respected research centre for corporate citizenship at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management has been renamed the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship (Lee-Chin Institute).