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Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:17 AM

It's all systems go for this year's staging of Saint International's double-billed glam-fest- the Jamaica Avant Garde Designer of the Year and the Fashion Face of the Caribbean.On Friday March 24, the weekend kick off at 8p.m. with a VIP, invitation...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The tourism capital's premier 10K/5K sporting event, MoBay City Run, has committed to allocating half of a million dollars towards early childhood education in western Jamaica.Slated for Sunday, May 7, at the Old Hospital Park in Montego Bay, the...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Extra brings you highlights from the launch of Wray...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Football fans across the island rejoiced when Heineken brought the excitement of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) to Jamaica for the UCL Trophy Tour to Margaritaville in Ocho Rios. They were able to get a close look on Wednesday when Ruud van...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:00 AMSherita Grizzle

Xodus Carnival is a new kid on the block for the 2017 Carnival season and they are pulling out all the stops to ensure they make their mark when all four bands take the road in April.Although new to the mas scene, the Xodus team is no stranger to...

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The 2017 UEFA Champions League (UCL) Trophy Tour, presented by Heineken made a big splash on our green shores this week, fÍteing fans to it's grand debut at Triple Century on last Monday night and the National Indoor Sports Arena last Tuesday night...

Published:Wednesday | March 22, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The rain was no match for soca lovers who came out in their numbers to Mas Camp for the beach-themed Bacchanal last Friday! The crowd was filled with foreigners and locals who enjoyed the cool weather and sweet rhythms. Here are the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | March 21, 2017 | 3:00 AM

1. We can tell the Finance Minister how to raise some revenue for the national thread bag. All that is needed is a traffic cop with ticket books and pens. He should be stationed at the Dunrobin Avenue/Constant Spring intersection where motorists...

Published:Tuesday | March 21, 2017 | 3:00 AM

 Last weekend was buzzing with activities for the Nestle Jamaica family. Thursday and Friday, the group hosted its Nestle Needs YOUth initiative at the UTech auditorium, where students were given employability-skill...

Published:Monday | March 20, 2017 | 3:00 AM

As promised, it was an evening of scrumptious local fare, great entertainment and good vibes at the Constant Spring Golf Club as Yello hosted its Jamaican-themed customer event on Saturday. Something Extra brings you the highlights, showing you #...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 3:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Authors are artists in their own right, they paint the picture with words and this is what makes them especially creative. Kingston Bookshop acknowledges these treasures and decided to celebrate Jamaica's local talent at a soirÈe Thursday, March 9....

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 3:00 AMKrysta Anderson

Deck the ship with 'wuk up' bodies. 'Tis the season to be jolly, in soca of course. With carnival season already in full swing, socaphiles have their fair share of party options to choose from. So, if last Saturday, you didn't set sail into soca...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 3:00 AMKimberly Goodall

The hearts of more than 500 women gushed with happiness last Thursday and Friday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston as entrepreneurs and professional women engaged in days of empowerment at the Women In Energy Conference, put on by the...

Published:Friday | March 17, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Revellers are getting ready for that glorious day in April when they get 'wutliss'. Last Saturday, 'Soca in Da City' served as the ultimate warm-up party as patrons turned out in their numbers to see Alison Hinds and jammed to infectious soca beats...

Published:Thursday | March 16, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Bacchanal's Spellbound lived up to its name by keeping the eager crowd sizzling in sweet soca . In case you missed it, here are the highlights of the second week....

Published:Wednesday | March 15, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Kingston Bookshop held a lovely soiree that beckoned to readers while showcasing the talent of Jamaican authors. Here are the highlights of last Thursday's KB soiree.

Published:Tuesday | March 14, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The month has been filled with numerous activities celebrating and highlighting women. JPS raised the bar as it hosted its two-day Women in Energy Conference on Thursday and Friday...

Published:Tuesday | March 14, 2017 | 3:00 AM

1. Is it just business smarts, or is it sleight of hand? We are talking about the fact that developers get approval for building studios and the purchasers end up with a two-bedroom apartment modeled off the example shown them at viewing. What are...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Xaymaca took it to the seas and delivered an unforgettable experience for all on board the Treasure Queen on Saturday on the first cooler cruise. The disc jocks had the soca lovers in a trance as the waves and wind perfected the affair.

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 3:00 AM

On Tuesday, it was all about Tabanca Tuesdays, and on Wednesday, women took the spotlight the world over in celebration of International Women's Day. It's the weekend, and we have all the highlights. Enjoy!

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 3:00 AMNashana Lalah

Jamaica's well-known hospitality was on full show for the Heineken family during their first visit to Jamaica on Wednesday.Michel de Carvalho, his wife Charlene de Carvalho-Heineken, their daughter Louisa, and soon-to-be son-in-law...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 3:00 AMJanet Silvera

In the midst of the latest models of Audi, Honda, and VW automobiles, the Montego Bay business community officially welcomed the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association's contingency at the first in a series of Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE)...

Published:Friday | March 10, 2017 | 3:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Last Friday, the Chilean Ambassador to Jamaica, Eduardo Bonilla and his wife Martha, hosted a reception to honour President Emeritus of the World Federation of Consuls/FICAC Arnold Foote II.Held poolside at the ambassador's St Andrew residence, the...

Published:Thursday | March 9, 2017 | 3:15 AM

Honours abound today as we take you highlights from Guardian Life Limited's 17th Annual Awards, and famed business man and diplomat Arnold Foote, was honoured by the Chilean Ambassador to Jamaica. Enjoy!

Published:Wednesday | March 8, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The highly anticipated weekly carnival series, Bacchanal Fridays, sponsored by Smirnoff, got off to a great start last Friday! The revellers came out in their numbers, and we have all the highlights.

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