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Published:Wednesday | September 27, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It was a party that will have guests talking for a while. Sandals Montego Bay threw open its doors, showing off its new lobby for day two of the JAPEX expo in the tourist capital on Monday, and we have the highlights for you. Enjoy!

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay's newest all-inclusive beachfront oasis brings 217 butler-appointed suites and stately villas to Jamaica's north coast, and The Gleaner was there to witness the opening of Jewel Grande on Sunday night. Here are the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

1. The wife is the wife. It doesn't matter what is happening in their lives, that certificate speaks volumes. As one woman found out recently, the reality hits home when the legacy is to be shared. They were estranged, but the wife is the wife, so...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Courtleigh Auditorium is where the magic happened last Saturday as the 18 contestants vying for the Miss Jamaica World 2017 crown gave patrons a show to remember. The weeks of preparation were definitely evident in all the young women, but Solange...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:14 AM

It is only fitting that the Queen drives in style and so last Tuesday a brand new 2018, Subaru XV, was presented to Davina Bennett, Miss Universe Jamaica 2017 as a loaner car for her official engagements leading up to the international pageant. Here...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson

It was a week of patriotic pride for ambassadors, and last Friday night, specially invited guests came out to The Knutsford Court Hotel to celebrate Nicaragua's 196th year of independence.After being warmly greeted by the Nicaraguan family, the...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

It was all 'sweet for my sweet, sugar for my honey' at the re-inauguration of Panama's Sugar Cane Festival, held at the Worthington at Spanish Court last Tuesday night.Hosted by Group of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (GRULAC), headed by the...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

We kick things off with Milo's FC Barcelona one-day football tournament at the Football Factory. Then we keep the ball rolling as ambassadors, delegates and government officials came out in fine style to commemorate the independence of Nicaragua at...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 12:06 AM

The Latin American Women's Club 'Fiesta Latina' shook up the grounds of Barbican Beach last Saturday night with fun, vibe and good music. The group and their guests partied for a purpose, with all proceeds from the event going to the St Monica's...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 12:14 AM

1: It is well established that music plays a huge role in political activities. The selectors are therfore expected to send a message while whipping their audiences into a frenzy. So how appropriate was playing Rihanna's Wild Thoughts for the...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 12:11 AM

Runs are quite popular these days, but there is none quite like the Gleaner -sponsored Colour Me Happy powder charity run. Last Saturday, Hope Gardens blossomed even more with creative costumes, bright smiles, outbursts of laughter, and just pure...

Published:Monday | September 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Tequila and Margarita! The Mexicans sure know how to throw a party. They celebrated the 207th day of Independence for Mexico on the lawns of the Mexican Ambassador to Jamaica's home last Thursday night in style. Here are the fashionable highlights.

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

To celebrating their 40th anniversary, Barita Investments paid tribute to their faithful clients at an appreciation cocktail event at the Sugar Mill of the historic Bellefield Great House in Montego Bay on Wednesday night.Hosted by Rita Humphries...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMMark Titus

CEO of itelbpo Smart Solutions Yoni Epstein and his wife, Lisa Lake, were the perfect hosts as they welcomed guests to their newly built 70,000 square-foot call centre. Guests included members of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Sixteen private and public-sector companies have registered for the Jamaica Moves Get Moving Corporate Challenge. The challenge uses the Running Events calendar and encourages companies to enter up to six 5K races over a four-month period running...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It was a night of mixed emotions as the diplomatic corp but farewell to another 'family member' - Acting High Commissioner of Nigeria Lilian Onoh.With just a few hours left in the country before she departs for her new assignment Nigerian High...

Published:Thursday | September 14, 2017 | 12:14 AM

The Diplomatic Corps again bit farewell to one of their own, as acting High Commissioner of Nigeria Lilian Onoh departed the island yesterday.In an intimate ceremony held at he Dominican Embassy on Tuesday, her colleagues, shed a few tears, gave...

Published:Wednesday | September 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans keep moving! The national health initiative, Jamaica Moves, has gained momentum, and on Sunday, had its first of six races for the Jamaica Moves Corporate Challenge in the form of the Fortis 5K Run/Walk. And a marathon runner broke a...

Published:Tuesday | September 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Second City was awash with beauty for another staging of Miss Global International at RIU Montego Bay on Saturday. Twenty-three-year-old Guyanese Cynthia Dookie walked away with the crown, and today we bring you the highlights from the pageant...

Published:Monday | September 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It was all about lights, bubbly, and beautiful jewellery last Thursday night at the loft of Cellar 8. LA-based designer Chari Cuthbert launched her very own line 'ByChari'. Just in case you missed out, here are the fashionable highlights.

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 12:42 AMKimberly Goodall

Last weekend's Guardsman Games was one of survival of the fittest, as 10 teams fought through blood, sweat and tears to earn bragging rights and the prizes that came along with being named champion of Jamaica's first live reality competition at the...

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:The fastest-growing city in the Caribbean - Montego Bay - is to get its first private international school.The team behind it are Lisa Lake, formerly of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship, her husband, Yoni Epstein, who is in the...

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Second City gets its first International Academy and more highlights of the Guardsman Games takes us into the weekend!

Published:Thursday | September 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans came out in their numbers to support the local team, Jamaica Tallawahs, in their final match at home in the 2017 Caribbean Premier League. Our cameras were out in full force and we have all the highlights of cricket, lovely cricket.

Published:Wednesday | September 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Chef Shea Stewart, threw a two in one celebration on Saturday, when he merged his birthday party with the unveiling of his new restaurant -Pallete on North Avenue. It was a gastronomic haven and all the foodies came out to celebrate. Here are the...

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