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Published:Sunday | August 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."- Jean Baptiste Poquelin MolièreWe know that when someone lies, he or she will present information in a way to make the other person believe that the information is true.

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's definitely the season of the beautiful people, and naturally, with beautiful people come beautiful parties. One such party was hosted by European Union diplomat, Alex Dropinski and his wife, Dr Saphire Longmore, at their Stony Hill residence on July 24.

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Across the island, people celebrated Independence Day in various ways. Over on the eastern side of the Corporate Area, residents of Harbour View had another reason to pop the champagne as they had a flag-raising and awards ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of their community.

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was 26 years ago, on August 11, when Marilyn Mothersille, then a schoolteacher, and Garnet Richards, a minister of religion, met in the parish of St Mary. Their love for God brought them together at a church function. The two became one in 1984.

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

What began some eight years ago as a friendship blossomed into a loving relationship that culminated in marriage on Saturday, August 7. It was a beautiful wedding that symbolised a union built on faith and trust.

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Matriarch of the Charles clan, Merita Charles, is 100, and to celebrate the memorable milestone, her son, Labour Minister Pearnel Charles, led the family in hosting a party for her last Sunday at his St Andrew residence.Some 150 guests...

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Stunningly beautiful ... that's just one way of summing up that amazing view of the city of Montego Bay from the hills of Reading Heights.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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...

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SPRING FARM, St James:Hundreds of music fans attended Reggae Sumfest's Great Escape party in Spring Farm, St James, to revel in the offerings of ace beverage company, Red Stripe.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's diplomatic community is a small one, so whenever a member is set to depart, that makes it harder for the remaining ones to say goodbye.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

On Saturday, July 24, at approximately 4 p.m., Marsha Wilson walked down the aisle to meet her husband-to-be, Christopher Maxwell, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Stony Hill.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Boo to Nelson's Drug Store: About a month ago, I went to Nelson's Drug Store in Cross Roads to fill a prescription.There was a line with about five persons, including myself.

Published:Sunday | August 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Talk about 'boots on the ground'... and we were not soldiers in Iraq. Arriving at Sumfest on Friday, July 23, was like stepping into a giant-sized pigsty.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | July 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

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