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Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

Expo Jamaica gave us a taste of of what to expect on April 19 to 22 for the grand Expo Jamaica with their (Jamaica Emerging Manufactures and Services (JEMS) Village Mini Expo last Friday at Digicel's Headquarters.JEMS Village will be in full effect...

Published:Friday | March 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/ Gleaner Writer

It was a bittersweet soiree for the diplomats and government officials who gathered at the office of the Dominican Republic on Hope Road last Friday evening. The occasion was to bid farewell to two of Jamaica's finest: former Chief of State...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The best of the best was on show last Saturday at the Tourism Service Excellence Awards. It was a night of high fashion and great conversation staged by the Ministry of Tourism at the Montego Bay Convention center....

Published:Wednesday | March 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday, socialites and supporters faced fashion Avant Garde style in waves of red and black with Saint International at the Courtleigh Auditorium. Campari hosted the high-spirited cocktail hour to the night's proceeding. Here is your daily...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Third wives are creating major chaos in some families, and we have been hearing some horror stories. In one particular story, the turmoil is threatening to engulf an entire golf course. Things are playing out loudly and could hit the media in...

Published:Tuesday | March 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The atmosphere in Portland heated up on Saturday with the waves of elegant ladies and sharply dressed men that came out to party at Trident Castle. The early juggling of the evening had the patrons swaying in the cool breeze to old-time favourites,...

Published:Monday | March 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The carnival season is now in full swing. The Nescafe-sponsored Rum for Breakfast on Saturday morning at Hope Zoo was a soca lover's paradise.On the cooler side of the island, ladies and gents made their way to Trident Castle for Kuano. Our...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:14 AMYanique Williams/Gleaner Writer

For chairman and ‘Chief Ganja Officer’ of Kaya Farms, Balram Vaswani, opening the first medical marijuana dispensary in Jamaica was a dream come true. At the opening of the St Ann-based facility that also hosts sister companies Kaya Caf...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:08 AM

Gloria Palomino was the first Jamaican woman to receive a recommendation by Dr Uma Dhanabalan and Dr Shantell Neely-James to legally purchase Cannabis in Jamaica. At the opening of the first legal dispensary in Jamaica, Palomino purchased her...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Christopher Issa and his Spanish Court Hotel team opened up their fabulous Cabana Pool area last Friday night to the Montego Bay-based Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) to host its first Outsource2Jamaica cocktail reception in...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We end the week on a high with highlights from the opening of the first medical marijuana dispensary in Jamaica and the English-speaking Caribbean. Located in Drax Hall, St Ann, the facility boasts Kaya Farms' sister companies Kaya Herbhouse, Kaya...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Saint International models continue to rock runways in New York, London and Paris. Saint boss Deiwght Peters has been creating a buzz with new faces, including Surinamese stunner Sharda Johnn and Martinique beauty Aurelie Giraud on the runways of...

Published:Wednesday | March 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Literary lovers turned out in droves for the cocktail party of the Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ) Kingston Book Festival  Top Shelf. And, speaking of lovers, when it comes to soca you don't need to...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Newly appointed Commissioner of Police Antony Anderson has a mighty task ahead. He first has to get the police working again, or get rid of those who 'see no evil'. Just think about the fact that more than 100 illegal funeral homes have sprung up...

Published:Tuesday | March 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today we continue with highlights of corporate entities across the island paying homage to a very important sector of their workforce: women. International Women's Day happenings take you into Tuesday.

Published:Monday | March 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

International Women's Day was celebrated with activities across the island. In St Andrew, JMMB hosted an all-female paint and sip. And, the Second City saw the launch of Sarah's Children, an advocacy group aimed at protecting abused children and the...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

While many designers are embracing calm and quiet, others are excited about the proliferation of imaginative, interesting patterns, shapes, and textures. It's a trend that allows personalities to shine."I think people are less afraid to use pattern...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We end the week with celebrations galore. In New York City, it was the 21st annual awards gala of the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies. Last Saturday, revellers headed to Bull Bay for Sunset Cocoa J'Ouvert. And, who says an...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

The premiere expo of the region - EXPO Jamaica - is back . This year the Jamaica Manufacturer's Association(JMA)/Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) have teamed up with telecommunications giant Digicel, for the 46th instalment of an event that...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican landscape is not short of exclusive events, but it is about to get a lot richer with the staging of Kauno.The all-inclusive pre-Easter party, to be held at Trident Castle in Portland next Saturday (March 17), is being staged by O...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Senior executives of the National Commercial Bank, headed by its chairman Michael Lee-Chin, strutted into the city of Montego Bay last Thursday to unwrap a significant piece of history - the official opening of the NCB Fairview branch.Male...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:The Made in Manchester movement began in 2016, initially to provide a platform for women to showcase their products and services. Fast-forward to two years later, and men have now been included, along with businesses that are...

Published:Thursday | March 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today is International Women's Day, observed to celebrate the achievements of women the world over. The Flair Magazine got a jump-start on the celebrations, with a special publication, The Distinguished. The 25 phenomenal women featured in the...

Published:Wednesday | March 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It should be the norm to treat women like royalty, and The Gleaner's Flair Magazine did just that on Monday by kicking off the early celebrations for International Women's Day, which will be observed tomorrow. Sponsors such as FLOW, Scotiabank,...

Published:Tuesday | March 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Many are asking whether 'Man a yard' will survive the by-election, as it seems that there are plans to have a reshuffle right after the counting. Something to watch.2 Some second wives are finding out the hard way that "what you see is not what...

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