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Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a lavish affair on the lawns of Nigerian High Commissioner Ambassador Janet Olisa's home recently, as she hosted the International Proxy Parents (IPP) Wine and Cheese SoirÈe. The scholarship fundraising event saw members of the diplomatic...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

On Wednesday, the Leeward Suite at the Knutsford Court Hotel saw the launch of one of Jamaica's most prestigious beauty pageants: Miss Jamaica World 2018. The MJW 2018 pageant will have a renewed focus - 'Beauty with a Purpose' - with the hope of...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

From the Gypsy House Tapas Restaurant launch mixer, the Miss Jamaica World 2018 launch at the Knutsford Court Hotel, to Miss Universe Jamaica Davina Bennett's Jamaican Lifestyle Calendar signing at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, it was all about...

Published:Friday | April 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/ Gleaner Writer

It was a night to remember as the Nigerian high commissioner, Ambassador Janet Olisa, hosted the International Proxy Parents (IPP) Wine and Cheese Soiree at her residence on Wednesday evening.Diplomats, corporate Jamaica and professionals gathered...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It's midweek already, but a good time to quickly reflect on some of the happenings on the social scene recently. A few big wigs attended the second day of the Outsource2Jamaica Symposium and Expo, held recently at the Montego Bay Convention Centre....

Published:Wednesday | April 18, 2018 | 12:04 AM

This past weekend was another eventful one. The recent Spry Polo for Care event, held at the Kingston Polo Club, was a good look for charity, but on the day, it was also a good look for fashion. And with the Shortwood Evening of Excellence, held at...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Sunday, polo fans witnessed the spectacle of the sport of kings as Spry Training hosted Polo For Care, the proceeds of which went to Eve for Life, a support group for survivors of sexual abuse and persons living with HIV/AIDS. The Kingston Polo...

Published:Tuesday | April 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 The tell-all book is being readied for publication. This is when ordinary people will get a peek into the extraordinary happenings in corporate Jamaica, and many questions will be answered.2 Demons in church. There is a great deal of talk about...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday came to life when special guests were invited to mix and mingle with great company and sweet and savoury treats, along with fine wines, at the US Embassy, courtesy of The America Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AmCham). Here is a...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/ Gleaner Writer

Despite the recently concluded Carnival season being well supported across the respective bands, the organisers are already mulling executing an even more impressive product next year.Organisers have expressed that although the season has ended, the...

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The streets were ready for Bacchanal Road March as revellers paraded last Carnival Sunday in waving, jumping, stomping, bending and wining form. In case you weren't a spectator or a bacchanalist, let's roll out the costumed highlights.

Published:Friday | April 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney and Anthony Turner /Gleaner Writers

Irie Jam Radio is the loudest voice to the Jamaican diaspora in the New York tri-state region.For 25 years, the company has been a credible source of information and entertainment for large clusters of Jamaicans in the area, many of whom must endure...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Carnival weekend is over, and the spectacle that overtook the streets of Kingston is still fresh in the minds of soca lovers ... but not to be forgotten are the 'soca parties' that paved the way for road march day. The S...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Carnival is woman! Carnival is girls,girls, girls!" Lucys and Hulks from yard and abroad hit the road in feting fashion last Sunday for Xodus' Carnival, and as Motto and Lyrikal sing, "Di party lit!" In case you missed it, here's is a look into...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Xaymacans said it loud and clear, "We are soca people." More than 3,000 masqueraders bought into the dream of luxury, resulting in a royal parade on the streets of Kingston and St Andrew on Sunday. Something Extra brings you a taste of their soca...

Published:Tuesday | April 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1In the great United States of America, little boys and girls are being married. Reliable media reports say more than 200,000 children, some as young as 10, got married over the past 15 years. One wonders what it is that keeps some politicians awake...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The annual carnival road march took over the streets of St Andrew yesterday. We were there and captured the highlights.

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was Bacchanal in the streets of the Corporate Area yesterday, as an Xodus of revellers took over the streets for the annual carnival road march. Xaymaca - the land of wood and water, became the land of revelling and celebrating!

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Noting that there is no substitute for a good education, student beneficiaries of the annual MoBay City Run are hailing the charity event as a classic definition of "what is right with Jamaica.""I must confess that I had some apprehensions when I...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silver/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:Thirty-two speakers representing local and international organisations and over 50 booths will be on show during the inaugural Outsource2Jamaica symposium and expo at the Montego Bay Convention Centre next week.The two-day event,...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As we approach the climax of the soca season on the island, soca warriors have been coming out in full force all week long. It has been non-stop gyrating and revelling. We close the week off with more highlights of the parties that dominated the...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Contrary to what many persons think, soaking your feet in warm water after a carnival road march or 5K should not be the first line of treatment.According to podiatrist at Manuchant Medical Dr Angela Davis, hot or warm water only exacerbates the...

Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When businessman Deryck Gibson launched his book, The Fittest Man in the Industry, at the Spanish Court hotel in St Andrew, it acted as a testament to what can be achieved with determination and hard work.Gibson is chairman of Deryck A. Gibson...

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