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Published:Monday | September 16, 2019 | 12:18 AM

The Kind Hearts Foundation had its sixth staging of the annual ‘Colour Me Happy’ run last Saturday. Scores of people from all age groups gathered at Hope Gardens to engage in athletic comradeship under the theme ‘Every child deserves access to...

Published:Friday | September 13, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Festivities all around! Here are highlights from the launch of the Jamaica Food and Drink Festival on Wednesday in downtown Kingston and a meet-and-greet cocktail event in honour of the return of the Jamaica Tallawahs’ prodigal son, Chris Gayle.

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:11 AM

In celebration of Chile’s National Day, His Excellency, Francisco Bernales and his wife, Loreto Bernales, hosted a reception recently at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel. They welcomed Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, other Jamaican Government officials,...

Published:Wednesday | September 11, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Sagicor Bank Jamaica, recently hosted an appreciation cocktail, for longstanding client Dean Nevers, Managing Director, Konnexx Services Limited. Here are the highlights as well as snapshots from the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC...

Published:Tuesday | September 10, 2019 | 12:15 AM

1. It must be true that the police own most of the mini-buses on the road. Here’s the scenario: A minibus is parked in the left lane on South Odeon Avenue, blocking the road for pedestrians and motorists, and two police officers just walk by...

Published:Tuesday | September 10, 2019 | 12:13 AM

The Council of Legal Education and the Norman Manley Law School recently hosted the 14th annual Dr Lloyd Barnett lecture series and the dedication and naming of the mock courts at the Norman Manley Law School and Legal Aid Clinic. Here are the...

Published:Monday | September 9, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Win or lose, everything is better when you look good. While officials were busy getting delegates together at Sunday’s People’s National Party presidential election, some showed off their sophisticated flair.

Published:Friday | September 6, 2019 | 12:08 AM

The Association of Consult Physicians of Jamaica (ACPJ), recently staged its annual black tie event - the President’s Reception and Awards Banquet at the Jamaica Pegasus, Kingston, in fine style. Here are the highlights.

Published:Thursday | September 5, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Jamaica Producers Group (JP) recently celebrated 90 years of doing business locally and globally with a church service and brunch in Port Royal. The organisation, including its board, senior management and staff, worshipped with friends and well-...

Published:Wednesday | September 4, 2019 | 12:06 AM

LASCO, serving as personal hygiene partner for the recent Miss Universe Jamaica 2019 pageant, through its Curves and Toothpaste brands, was on hand to celebrate the talent, poise and beauty of the 18 finalists at the grand coronation at the...

Published:Tuesday | September 3, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Kingston Industrial Garage (KIG) went above and beyond, for the grand reveal of the all-new Jeep Wrangler JL, which took place on the waterfront (Ocean Boulevard) in Kingston last Friday. It was a real treat for specially invited guests, as they...

Published:Monday | September 2, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Downtown’s hottest spot, the Ribbiz Ocean Lounge, last week launched Jammin Jerk Wenzdeh with an added menu full of jerked offerings. From pork to chicken to seafood and vegan delights, the night was well received, with many diners coming out to...

Published:Friday | August 30, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Senior managers from the National Commercial Bank (NCB) recently hosted a large contingent of the Montego Bay business community to its staging of the Monday Club – providing an atmosphere for networking among attendees. Here are the highlights,...

Published:Thursday | August 29, 2019 | 12:10 AM

‘Talking Over Tacos’ is a monthly ‘open floor’ series featuring conversations on mental health. The second in the series was held recently at Chilitos, tackling the topic, Post-Graduation Depression. We bring you the highlights, in addition to...

Published:Wednesday | August 28, 2019 | 12:05 AM

The Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) 7th annual Fine Cuisine and Wine Festival, held at the Rose Hall Great House in St James recently, was quite the occasion, as guests turned out dressed to impress, ready to have a good time, and...

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2019 | 12:18 AM

1 The harassment of hotel workers has many sides indeed. This male waiter recalled how a manager kept inviting him out to dinner and when he refused, would punish him by cutting his working hours. When he declined an invitation to go to the beach,...

Published:Tuesday | August 27, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Global leaders in ICT Huawei have partnered with Jamaica’s premier tertiary institutions; the University of the West Indies, Mona and the University of Technology, Jamaica, to give students first hand experiences through its Seeds for the Future...

Published:Monday | August 26, 2019 | 12:06 AM

The third circuit of the Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge has come to an end and Rainforest Seafoods has successfully defended their 2018 title and has once again reeled in the title of ‘Challenge Champion’ with a whopping 795 points. However, the...

Published:Friday | August 23, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Worthy Park Estate Limited has launched its first Single Estate Reserve Rum. The newest rum on the Worthy Park line was introduced to a select few in an intimate private tasting session inside the Regency Bar and Lounge at the Terra Nova, on...

Published:Thursday | August 22, 2019 | 12:08 AM

On Friday, August 16, persons far and wide celebrated the beloved golden spirit we know as rum. Appleton Estate Jamaica brought patrons together for an unforgettable day, which culminated with a free National Rum Day concert, hosted at Appleton...

Published:Wednesday | August 21, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Cellar 8 recently hosted a phenomenal wine-tasting event featuring Harbour Wines and Spirits’ award-winning Château de Berne rosé wines. The evening began with a delicious baked Brie topped with a rosé pepper jelly and sliced almonds. The pepper...

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2019 | 12:11 AM

They were together for over a decade. The departed brother left a substantial portion of his estate to his dearly beloved. This did not sit well with some family members and others who felt deserving. It’s now left to the courts to decide whether a...

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2019 | 12:09 AM

Specially invited guests and members of the media were recently wowed at the Veuve Clicquot Garden Party for the unveiling of the 2020 Range Rover Evoque, held at the Summerhouse Liguanea Club in New Kingston. It was a real treat in every sense,...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Toast to Richard Byles! Red Stripe said farewell to former Chairman Richard Byles last Thursday at the AC Hotel Kingston with tasty hors d’oeuvres, fond memories and an open bar stocked with top-shelf liquor, wines and, of course, Red Stripe....

Published:Thursday | August 15, 2019 | 12:15 AM

The Jamaica Moves programme under the Caribbean Moves brand recently launched SKN Moves in St Kitts and Nevis. This ‘offspring’ targets the reduction of non-communicable diseases through the promotion of physical activity, healthy eating and...

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