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Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

May 10, 1994, was the day that Mandela was officially inaugurated as president of South Africa. Now, 24 years later, we are still celebrating and will be in years to come.South Africa hosted its national day at the Terra Nova All-Suite hotel, where...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Coffee is a conversation starter and who doesn't love connecting over a delicious cup of 100 per cent Jamaica Blue Mountain coffee?That's exactly the space that Cafe Blue is creating with their newest event series, 'Coffee Date'. Once every two...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Crime Stop was first on the scene to premiere the most anticipated movie of the season, Avengers: Infinity War. The non-governmental organisation staged the private screening at the Carib 5 theatre recently as part of their annual fundraiser...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican Bar Association switched things up last Saturday morning, when they hosted their annual fundraising event in the form of a breakfast party. Dubbed Bar Beat, local lawyers ditched their suit for a more casually chic and suave look,...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Right now the focus is on Waterloo, but it's like stirring up a hornet's nest, for there is a lot happening in Negril, too - more than $100 million worth of damage we learn. The intervention from on high is not enough to save the day. All shall be...

Published:Tuesday | May 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Exactly 24 years ago, on May 10, Nelson Mandela officially became president of South Africa. It was a great milestone for the country, and on May 10, 2018, this monumental occasion was celebrated with the South African High Commission. The event was...

Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The European family recently gathered on the lawns of the newly renovated Ambassador's residence, to celebrate the highly anticipated Europe Day. What is said to be the best example of regional integration, was honoured with fine cuisine and...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Gleaner Writer

Participants of the fifth anniversary MoBay City Run took home prizes valued at more than $1.5 million on Sunday. The presentations were held at the Old Hospital Park, Gloucester Avenue, in Montego Bay.The prizes ranged from television sets,...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a grand send-off for Jamaican Ambassador to Cuba Kathryn Phipps recently, when specially invited guests, government officials, and members of the diplomatic community turned out to bid her farewell. Despedida!

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The ladies were ready for kick-off as they showed up in style for the Heineken Belles Who Ball UEFA Champions League viewing event held at the Regency Bar and Lounge. Here's a quick look at what caught our camera's lens.

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Gleaner Writer

Already signed to four out of five Avatar movies, veteran actress - renowned for her role in NCIS New Orleans - CCH Pounder wants the islands in the region to capitalise on their strength and power."If the islands would consider themselves not just Jamaica,...

Published:Friday | May 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month, the time of year when jerk flavours will waft in the air at the Festival Lawn at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC, for the third annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Mark your calendars and get your...

Published:Thursday | May 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dressed to impress, patrons turned out for Chillin' in the Mawnin at The Verandah in Clarendon Park recently, and nothing could stop them from having a good time despite the wet conditions. Check out some of the stylish outfits that graced the venue.

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:04 AM

The 2018 release of the American superhero film, Avengers: Infinity War, saw members of the Zip FM family, friends and fans of the Marvel Studios-produced film, turn out to catch their first glimpse at Carib 5 on Saturday.

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:22 AM

1. Members of the LGBT community are watching with great interest to see if their favourite candidate will emerge winner in the upcoming polls. Indeed, they see the likelihood of victory as a turning point in politics in the region...

Published:Tuesday | May 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last week, The RJRGLEANER Communications Goup celebrated its association with Gustazos International at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel. The promising venture was well supported by clients and associates and also featured an array of savoury dishes and...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, JP St Mary's hosted the launch of their pack refresh line of the popular JP St Mary's Tropical Snacks at the Pavilion, Hope Gardens. Surrounded by JP St Mary's supporters and foodies, the new packaging for all JP St Mary's...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Lights, Mercedes Benz, fashion and interaction. The Silver Star Motors showroom on Camp Road had a platinum look when The Gleaner's Lifestyle team made a stylish takeover, hosting an exclusive social mingle dubbed Let's Get Intimate on Wednesday...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In anticipation of what organisers are touting as a can't-miss event, business and tourism interests were out in their numbers last Thursday evening in support of this Sunday's (May 6) MoBay City Run.Dubbed the MoBay City Run Pre-Race Day Party, the...

Published:Thursday | May 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a powerhouse of an event recently, when a US$1,000 fundraising dinner was held for Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, at the Jewel Grande Montego Bay. Bartlett, who also received the award for World Tourism Minister, was fÍted by his...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The man who brought us Cactus, Quad, Asylum and now the Ribbiz Ultra Lounge, Brian 'Ribbi' Chung, celebrated his birthday in fine style recently, at Ribbiz inside the Barbican Centre. The favourite watering hole was filled to capacity with friends...

Published:Tuesday | May 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was an exciting night of food and fun last Friday at The Jamaica Pegasus for the highly anticipated annual fundraising event, Chefs of Show. If you weren't able to make it, here is your festive dose of Something Extra.

Published:Tuesday | May 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. She is retired but she feels that the social invitations belong to her and not her successor and the lady had the gall to show up to collect "her" invitations from her secretary. Seems there is more than a grain of truth in the argument that it...

Published:Monday | April 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On April 25, the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce launched the 36th Annual JCC Dinner and Awards season at the Mercedes-Benz Showroom on South Camp Road. Representatives from some of Jamaica's top-performing businesses and corporations were thrilled and...

Published:Friday | April 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There was much fun and excitement at the Digicel booth at the recent JMA/JEA Expo held at the National Arena. The mix of dignitaries and curious onlookers who visited the booth all had one thing in common - they were eager to catch a glimpse of the...

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