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Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The members of the American Women's Group (AWG) held their first meeting for the new year yesterday at the St Andrew residence of Tammie Parnell, wife of United State Chargé d'affaires...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican community in the Washington metropolitan area continues to host a number of welcome receptions in honour of Her Excellency Audrey P. Marks. Last Saturday, Ambassador Marks was hosted in Virginia by Dorel Callendar...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pieces of Italy were present in Jamaica when the Caribbean Producers of Jamaica (CPJ) hosted its monthly Wine Club gathering, which featured premium bottles of delicious wines that titillated the senses of all who attended....

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) presented its Sustainable Tourism Awards to a number of recipients at a dinner held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel on October 2...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Birthday wishes to musicologist Dermott Hussey and model Ruel Dyce, who both celebrate a birthday today. The absolutely fab Dr Kim Brown Ciurlino, now in California...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2010 | 12:00 AM

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on Tuesday, the Jamaica Cancer Society and Yoplait hosted a press conference to launch the month and Yoplait 'Save Lids to Save Lives' campaign at The Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rain could not stop the party because the top men of football were in town for a whirlwind official visit.

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There's not much you can do when Mother Nature comes calling. The 22nd annual Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) Wine and Food Festival is usually a well-supported event, as it was last Friday...

Published:Friday | October 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

And so my daahlings, the round of farewell functions to outgoing Spanish Ambassador His Excellency Jesús Silva and his wife, Sara, has begun. It's been raining parties across this fab city...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Celebrating 200 years of independence is no ordinary get-together....

Published:Friday | September 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Before the lights came on officially for the inaugural Flow's World Expo, it was time for a little relaxation.The Port of Spain Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency, where the expo was held, provided a great spot for government officials, media and other...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The Verney House Resort in Montego Bay was buzzing with laughter and excitement Monday night, when scores of relatives and friends converged on the small property for a celebration.The resort's managing...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Robert MacMillan is not one who's shy when it comes to toasting and/or celebrating the birthday, anniversary or achievement of friends and colleagues who have distinguished themselves in their area of expertise.

Published:Friday | September 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

We have all the happenings as University of Technology launched its endowment fund, held at the Knutsford Court Hotel on Tuesday, September 21...

Published:Friday | September 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

They were told to raise the bar. That was the theme for the National Commercial Bank (NCB) Foundation's reception on Wednesday, as they congratulated their 2010 scholarship recipients....

Published:Friday | September 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Mayor Desmond McKenzie addresses the Organisation of American States; Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II holds audience with the Pope, and the Obamas are on the nose!

Published:Friday | September 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It seems that Prime Minster Bruce Golding is determined to firmly establish his credentials as a man who is more than a little parsimonious with the truth.

Published:Friday | September 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Family and friends gathered from far and wide to celebrate with the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Gilbert Scott, his 70th birthday on Saturday, September 4, at the Jamaica Defence Force Officers' Club...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"We are here to use our talents to reach out and serve others, to elevate them and provide better opportunities for everyone." These were the sentiments of Theresa Hall Bartels, president of United Way International and senior vice-president of United...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

KRAFT Foods Jamaica has raised US$30,000 for the Earthquake Relief Fund. Increments from the fund will assist aid workers in their efforts to relieve suffering and help in rebuilding the lives of both Haiti and Chile earthquake survivors.

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Simply put, Jamaicans love Brazil. Whether it's the football or the sunny demeanour of the people, Brazil is always a hit. So when it was time to celebrate the 188th anniversary of Brazil's independence from Portuga...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As reunions go, this has been in the making for many years. You see, Batch '84 graduated from the University of the West Indies School of Nursing (UWISON) in Mona in 1983.

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Reverend Dr Marjorie Lewis holding a ripe banana, flower and a candle, jokes with the Rt Reverend Dr Alfred Reid.Below: The Reverend Dr Venice Guntley-McKenzie (right) anoints the hands of Rev Lewis, new president of The United Theological College...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, says: "The constant donations of millions of dollars from alumni associations to various Jamaican institutions have not gone unnoticed by the Government and, in particular, the Ministry of...

Published:Friday | September 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Before they stepped onto centre court on Wednesday (and again tonight), the visiting England netball team got a warm welcome from British High Commissioner Howard Drake and wife Gill on Tuesday.Among the guests at the reception were their opponents,...

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