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Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney and Anthony Turner /Gleaner Writers

Irie Jam Radio is the loudest voice to the Jamaican diaspora in the New York tri-state region.For 25 years, the company has been a credible source of information and entertainment for large clusters of Jamaicans in the area, many of whom must endure...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Carnival weekend is over, and the spectacle that overtook the streets of Kingston is still fresh in the minds of soca lovers ... but not to be forgotten are the 'soca parties' that paved the way for road march day. The S...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Carnival is woman! Carnival is girls,girls, girls!" Lucys and Hulks from yard and abroad hit the road in feting fashion last Sunday for Xodus' Carnival, and as Motto and Lyrikal sing, "Di party lit!" In case you missed it, here's is a look into...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Xaymacans said it loud and clear, "We are soca people." More than 3,000 masqueraders bought into the dream of luxury, resulting in a royal parade on the streets of Kingston and St Andrew on Sunday. Something Extra brings you a taste of their soca...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1In the great United States of America, little boys and girls are being married. Reliable media reports say more than 200,000 children, some as young as 10, got married over the past 15 years. One wonders what it is that keeps some politicians awake...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The annual carnival road march took over the streets of St Andrew yesterday. We were there and captured the highlights.

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was Bacchanal in the streets of the Corporate Area yesterday, as an Xodus of revellers took over the streets for the annual carnival road march. Xaymaca - the land of wood and water, became the land of revelling and celebrating!

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Noting that there is no substitute for a good education, student beneficiaries of the annual MoBay City Run are hailing the charity event as a classic definition of "what is right with Jamaica.""I must confess that I had some apprehensions when I...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silver/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Thirty-two speakers representing local and international organisations and over 50 booths will be on show during the inaugural Outsource2Jamaica symposium and expo at the Montego Bay Convention Centre next week.The two-day event,...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As we approach the climax of the soca season on the island, soca warriors have been coming out in full force all week long. It has been non-stop gyrating and revelling. We close the week off with more highlights of the parties that dominated the...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Contrary to what many persons think, soaking your feet in warm water after a carnival road march or 5K should not be the first line of treatment.According to podiatrist at Manuchant Medical Dr Angela Davis, hot or warm water only exacerbates the...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When businessman Deryck Gibson launched his book, The Fittest Man in the Industry, at the Spanish Court hotel in St Andrew, it acted as a testament to what can be achieved with determination and hard work.Gibson is chairman of Deryck A. Gibson...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today, we get back to 'business' - JMMB's financial solutions advisory team recently fÍted clients and prospective clients at a cocktail event held at the Spanish Court Hotel. With performances by 2017 Digicel Rising Star Akeen 'ShortyBoss' Smith,...

Published:Wednesday | April 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We sail through the mid week with more revelling highlights from Tailgate to Caesar's Army Br Jamaica, both which took place at the National Stadium. With just a few days to go before road march, soca lovers are all riled up to go. Enjoy!

Published:Tuesday | April 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

While many journeyed to the far corners of the island to have a grand time, over the Easter weekend, Kingston city also paid host to parties galore. On Easter Sunday, the National Stadium played host to Caesar's Ar...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

While many celebrate Easter Monday today, on Saturday scores of Montegonians and those in the entertainment industry gathered at Pier 1 for a different reason - to celebrate Robert Russell. His daughter Shari Edwards organised a 70th birthday party...

Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 12:30 AM

Member of Parliament Juliet Holness, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett and Chairman of the Tourism Linkages Network, Adam Stewart, officially opened the first-ever Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival, on Saturday at...

Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 12:26 AM

As the big road march draws closer, the carnival parties heat up. Xaymaca had revellers partying overlooking the city at their recent pop up lyme on the roof of the at Emancipation Park parking lot last Friday. Here are the highlights. 

Published:Friday | March 30, 2018 | 12:13 AM

The long weekend kicks off today with a round up of happening leading up the Easter Break. Today we highlight celebrations from last weekend's Champs, and reveal the new Spaces. Enjoy the weekend. 

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a farm party of epic proportions when Nutramix and their specially invited guests took over Murray's Fish and Jerk Hut in Clarendon last Saturday. With entertainment provided by Fab 5, it was an 'all-night party' where denim and straw hats...

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Sunday morning found Montegonians on the white, sandy beach at Tropical Bliss, Whitehouse for the third staging of Solar - the breakfast party. Raising funds in collaboration with 'We Care for Cornwall Regional Hospital,' the enhanced state of...

Published:Tuesday | March 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We continue today with more highlights from the Sagicor Group Jamaica Annual Corporate Awards. With performances from Beenie Man, Tony Rebel, Queen Ifrica, Ken Boothe, and their ambassador Tessanne Chin, the entertainment was the talk of the town....

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 5:23 PM

1. While heavy tints are illegal on public passenger vehicles, the state-owned JUTC buses are allowed to be totally covered by advertising. In some cases it is impossible to see the interior of the buses. Isn't that the reason for removing the...

Published:Monday | March 26, 2018 | 12:57 AM

The royal theme could not be missed as the ballroom of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was, last Thirsday, transformed into a space fit for kings and queens. More than 500 Sagicor Group members were treated to a night of appreciation through...

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