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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,...

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

WESTERN BUREAU: Last year, Violet Lewis delivered a bouncing baby girl, weeks before her hus-band Lennox Lewis' 44th birthday, and that has served as one of his most special gifts to date.

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

It was a proud Governor General, Sir Patrick Allen and wife Lady Allen, who on Tuesday, hosted an appreciation luncheon for Northern Caribbean University's (NCU's) victorious XORNIS team that won the 2010 Microsoft Imagine Cup ...

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

It will be 'raining' beauty at Pulse's Caribbean Model Search (CMS) 2010, on Sunday. And, what a rich history surrounds this event. Pulse continues its long tradition of excellence with its 30-year-old flagship model and talent discovery showcase.

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

DUNCANS, Trelawny: The children and step-children of Gertrude Dennis of Duncans, Trelawny, feted her with an 80th birthday party at Braco Guest House in the parish recently.

Published:Friday | August 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's been almost a decade since the Denis O'Brien-led Digicel, moved into the Jamaican telecommunications waters and not only became a major force, but upended all traditional beliefs and concepts when it comes to...

Published:Friday | August 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Miss Jamaica World grand coronation show, held at The Jamaica Pegasus on Saturday, August 21, was a breath of fresh air and elegance.The ballroom of the hotel was beautifully laid out and featured a raised...

Published:Friday | August 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI), and FirstCaribbean International Bank hosted a fabulous premiere of Julia Roberts' Eat, Pray, Love on Tuesday, August 24, at the Palace Cineplex, Sovereign Centre, St Andrew.

Published:Friday | August 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Mighty Sparrow penned a calypso song with the line 'Nothing in the world sweeter than salt fish'. Well, PROComm has taken the profile of the tasty sea dish to new heights with its link with the Norwegian Seafood Export...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It's still the sign of Leo and so the celebrations continue. Among the celebrants today: Opposition member of parliament and former Miss World, Lisa Hanna; style belle Marilyn Bennett of J. Wray and Nephew; Howard Mitchell; Montego Bay's stylish Jacqueline Bird...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Check out the finalists in this year's Miss Jamaica World competition and choose your title winner.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The sixth One Love Jamaica Festival was held recently at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, Japan. It was staged by the One Love Jamaica Festival organising committee, chaired by Ryuichi Tsuruno, former managing director of Island International Travel Agency.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Suzette Burley, business account manager, Digicel Business; students and members of Team Xormis, Markel Mair and Derron Brown; Niccardo Rhoden, Northern Caribbean Universityís information technology director...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was definitely a beautiful weekend. while Kingston and all parish capitals were in the throes on Independence celebrations, the party people got away from it all and the destination of choice was Jamaica's north coast, with Montego Bay being the preferred party stop for the hip and chic, both locals and foreigners.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Smirnoff Dream Weekend began on Friday, July 30, at Chances Negril. Smirnoff Flavours made its debut this year and has been hailed a grand success by promoters.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: Something new and different is happening on the south side of St Elizabeth. Foreigners and locals are experiencing the feel of eating under mango trees in the middle of a farm at night, with the aid of kerosene lamps.

Published:Friday | August 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, DC, was abuzz with activity over three days as the island's 48th anniversary of independence was celebrated in the United States capital.

Published:Friday | August 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: After leaving Jamaica 19 years ago, Roderick Clarke has returned to introduce his books to the public. Titled Black Reign, Loose but Bound and Manifest, the books speak profoundly of family values and the importance of restoring man...

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