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Published:Friday | March 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's premier literary, arts and music festival, 'Kingston Pon Di River', was launched on Wednesday, March 7 at New Kingston's Spanish Court Hotel. Minister of Youth and Culture Lisa Hanna officially launched the event in collaboration...

Published:Friday | March 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

At least for one night, all thoughts of banishing the monarchy from Jamaica's "sea to shining sea" were swept under a red welcome carpet at King's House when Governor General Sir Patrick and Lady Allen hosted a dinner for visiting Prince Henry of Wales.

Published:Friday | March 9, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Yesterday marked International Women's Day around the world. Here are scenes from how the day was observed....

Published:Friday | March 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

My dears, can we talk? Luvs, this here scribe is one of those who believe that Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller should refuse to meet with Dr Julian Hunte of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) until he or his board apologises for the intemperate remarks directed...

Published:Friday | March 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Terra Nova All Suite Hotel was the place to be for specially invited media personnel and business associates of MegaMart last Friday....

Published:Friday | March 2, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Dr José Tomas Ares German, ambassador of the Dominican Republic, and wife Sheila Stefan de Ares, hosted a reception to celebrate the 168th anniversary of independence of the Dominican Republic, at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Monday...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: A very appreciative crowd turned out on Sunday to the Chukka Hanover charities polo and car show.While the figures are not yet in, it is expected that the charities will benefit greatly from the 27...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: British High Commissioner Howard Drake transformed the sprawling lawns of his Trafalgar Road residence on Monday night, allowing the media and travel experts front-seat views...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Luvs, Hanover was buzzing last weekend like everybody's business as the uber class was out to play polo in support of their favourite charity - The Hanover Charities.So, luvs, with charity on everyone's minds, it was...

Published:Friday | February 24, 2012 | 12:00 AM

National Commercial Bank (NCB) Capital Markets clients, mostly those from south-central Jamaica, converged on the lawns of Murray's Farm in Clarendon last Sunday for a 'Farm Chic' shindig....

Published:Friday | February 17, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: The annual birthday celebrations of Harry Williams and Alex Chin took on more significance this year as one of the birthday boys turned 40. Alex Chin of Chin's Construction boasts that he is the younger of the two friends and not yet 40....

Published:Friday | February 17, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Friday | February 17, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Woman Incorporated kicked off its week of celebratory activities with a church service at Christ Church, Vineyard Town, on Sunday. Here are some of the members who attended the service conducted by rector, Father 'Jim' Parkes. ...

Published:Friday | February 17, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Mon congrats to Belgian ambassador to Jamaica His Excellency Frederic Meurice and his lovely wife Lydie, on the birth of their son Leo, who was born on December 28, here in Kingston, Jamaica.And it's definitely all...

Published:Friday | February 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Two shiny, new Honda motor vehicles in a garden? What is this? A car lover's mirage?Well, it was for car lovers, but this was very much real.

Published:Friday | February 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The Montego Bay Community College hosted an appreciation and retirement function last week Thursday night at the institution...

Published:Friday | February 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Gleaner board director Winston Dear and wife Denise threw out the welcome mat for David Vann Jr, the great, great, great grandson of one of the founding fathers...

Published:Friday | February 10, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Belated wishes to: former MP and Education Minister Maxine Henry-Wilson, who celebrated her very special day on the first, with the partying to follow later today.To Mark Berry and Novia McDonald-Whyte, who celebrated...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

While many were still in bed recovering from the horrible ordeal of getting to and from Friday night's jazz and blues concert, others were enjoying light refreshments and listening to the group No-Maddz as they thrilled a select group of journalists ...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Today, we bring the curtain down on pictorial highlights of what will go down in history as a most memorable jazz and blues festival....

Published:Friday | February 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

For weeks to come, patrons will still be telling the tales of their spectacular experience at this year's Jazz and Blues Festival....

Published:Friday | February 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: He loves music, so in his honour, a cake was designed in the replica of a violin, by pastry chef extraordinaire Lee-Ann Cooke.Construction engineer Robert Dunbar's 50th all-white birthday party at his...

Published:Friday | February 3, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Kingston is home to many ethnic and religious groupings living in harmony but keeping their respectful distance in order for each to survive....

Published:Friday | January 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Ambassador Paola Amadei is just getting started.The new European Union head of delegation held a vin d'honneur on Tuesday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel to celebrate presenting her credentials to Governor General Sir Patrick Allen earlier that day.

Published:Friday | January 27, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The success of a company is no doubt dependent on its staff, and chairman of Phoenix Printery Limited, Stafford deMercado, knows this! In recognising the work and dedication of his employees, the printery boss chose last Saturday to honour...

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