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Published:Friday | February 14, 2020 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

“Barrington was fixated on ­having a museum established on this property, which was his home and studio for 45 years,” Doreen Watson told a rapt audience. The Orange Park Great House Complex is located in the Yallahs Hills of St Thomas. And it was...

Published:Thursday | February 13, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Just days before the Jamaica Rum Festival, socialites an shareholders are out and about creating a buzz getting the massive excited about the two-day event. Monday night they gathered at the Campari America headquarters in Manhattan, New York...

Published:Wednesday | February 12, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Decked out in their finest, members of parliament, representing both political parties, turned out to greet their supporters before listening to the Throne Speech by the governor general. If you were stuck on other business and were not able to...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:00 AM

1. Our wily route taxi drivers will try anything to get a leg up on their competition. It was quite interesting to see a taxi on the streets of Kingston with its PPV plate, laden with passengers yet displaying a ‘disabled’ sticker on the back....

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The sporting fraternity and other A-listers turned out in their numbers to support the official unveiling of Asafa Powell’s statue in Independence Park at the National Stadium. The sprinting sensation rolled out in suave fashion, alongside his...

Published:Monday | February 10, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Team members of Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Negril Resorts are still on a high after being honoured at their recently concluded Prestige Awards. Star team members vie for up to 19 top-tier awards, ranging from the Diamond Team Member of...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica is replete with creative people, many of whom have turned their talents into business ventures. Some of these enterprises have evolved into successful entities, and have even taken a share of the export market, while many others have failed...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The Chinese Benevolent Association (CBA) celebrated the Lunar Chinese New Year 2020 recently. The atmosphere was festive with jovial exchanges of wishes of good health and good fortune from the CBA community. Here are some of the highlights.

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Charity and stewardship are very important tenets instilled in residents of Taylor Hall, located at The University of the West Indies, Mona. One of the results of this is the Taylor Hall Mentorship Programme, which was established in 1997 and has...

Published:Friday | February 7, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The Kiwanis Club of Eastern Kingston and Port Royal (EKPR) has, as a part of its association with the Builders’ Club of Port Royal Infant and Primary School, for many years put on an annual Christmas treat for the children of the school. This...

Published:Thursday | February 6, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica hosted the Crystal Spring Run for Your Heart 5K/2K. This was in an effort to educate Jamaicans about maintaining a healthy lifestyle and raising much-needed funds to offset costs associated with keeping the...

Published:Wednesday | February 5, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday, AMCHAM Jamaica hosted its 10th Annual Business and Civic Leadership Awards at The Jamaica Pegasus. The ‘best of the best’ individuals and companies in the areas of Civic Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility were highlighted...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:22 AM

1. Some folks are wondering whether there is a better way to treat potential visitors in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic. Turning back people after a journey spanning more than 20 hours seems harsh. We have seen many of our citizens turned...

Published:Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The management team of Sagicor Life Jamaica’s Individual Life Division came together in an elegant mingle at The Courtleigh Hotel to kick-start a new season of success and celebrate the accomplishments of the past year. The managers joined members...

Published:Monday | February 3, 2020 | 12:00 AM

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) on Thursday January 23 hosted its members and other stakeholders to a New Year’s soiree. The intimate affairwas held at the trendy Red Bones restaurant at the R Hotel in New Kingston. Members...

Published:Friday | January 31, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Rip-roaring revellers were out in numbers for the ultimate soca fête, Xodus Remedy. Soca lovers on Saturday gathered at Jamaica’s first cannabis dispensary, Epican, which was the perfect party spot for the crowd’s favourite pre-carnival fiesta...

Published:Thursday | January 30, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Employees were on show at the First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union Retail Sales and Service Awards Show. Anxious to celebrate, the red-and-blue financial experts flooded The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston for a night of fun and...

Published:Wednesday | January 29, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Backed by two of Jamaica’s leading companies – GraceKennedy and the Musson Group, Canopy Group Health Insurance held their official launch at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel recently. They aim to deliver a “frictionless, hassle-free experience” to all...

Published:Tuesday | January 28, 2020 | 12:10 AM

1. What’s this we are hearing about missing hurricane aid? Seems a particular donor is searching for hurricane money which was never put to its intended use. The search is intensifying, we gather, as demands are being made for accountability....

Published:Tuesday | January 28, 2020 | 12:00 AM

At Wednesday’s Mayberry Investor Forum, attendees were informed about the recent successes of the Jamaican economy, with Dr Nigel Clarke, minister of finance and the public service, getting up close and personal with the Mayberry audience. The...

Published:Monday | January 27, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Scores of entrepreneurs and goal getters came out to channel their inner greatness at the highly anticipated annual event, JMMB Elevate 2.0. The financial education and empowerment series, held at the AC Hotel by Marriott last recently, was free of...

Published:Friday | January 24, 2020 | 12:00 AM

History was made on Monday, January 20, 2020, when the Marella Discovery 2 was welcomed into Port Royal. The newly built cruise port was transformed into a cultural exhibition showcasing the talent of our people, along with the country’s foremost...

Published:Thursday | January 23, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Paying homage to Carnival, Couples Tower Isle celebrated its 42nd anniversary in fine style last Saturday night. Something Extra brings you some of the excitement that marked the revelry.

Published:Wednesday | January 22, 2020 | 12:00 AM

You’ve asked for it and Jamaica Rum Festival promises to deliver. More rum seminars, an increase in food and spirit offerings, a fabulous artisan market on display, and an entertainment package guaranteed to please...

Published:Tuesday | January 21, 2020 | 12:00 AM

Rain could not keep Rebel ‘Saluters’ away from Grizzly’s Plantation Cove last weekend as they travelled from near and far to soak up the offerings of the two-day music and culture festival. The showcase, which was conceptualised as a birthday...

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