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One of the youngest appointed senators, communication specialist Gabriella Morris makes a statement in a bold red wrap-and-tie dress.

Women made serious fashion and political moves yesterday as the new session of Parliament opened at the Jamaica Conference Centre with the swearing-in of senators and members of parliament (MPs). A record 18 women MPs were sworn in as the...
Karl Samuda makes his way into King’s House to witness the swearing-in of Andrew Holness as prime minister for the third time.

Andrew Holness was sworn in as Prime Minister of Jamaica for the third time on Monday. The ceremony was significantly scaled down because of COVID-19 restrictions but there was still a spirit of celebration. Here are the highlights.
Cecilia Rodriguez is dressed from head to toe in Maria Lucia Hohan, Casadei, Beloved Daniele, and Messika Paris at the premiere of the film ‘Padrenostro’.

The world’s oldest film festival opened last Wednesday under a slew of anti-COVID protocols, with the few A-list celebrities making the trip wearing face masks and the general public largely absent. Paparazzi, who in past years rented boats to...

For some, nothing screams happiness better than a bottle of rum. And as last Sunday was National Rum Day, let’s continue to spread joy with highlights from the Appleton Estate celebrations. Here’s your spirited dose of Something Extra.

Sunday, August 16, was National Rum Day, and to mark this special occasion, Appleton Estate lined up an impressive reggae showcase to entertain its audience. The talented trio of In.Digg.Nation brought the vibes to the main stage at Appleton Estate...

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) lit up its social circuit last weekend with the grand coronation of the inaugural Mr and Miss JTA 2020 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. With restricted numbers of patrons allowed in the venue,...

Veteran reggae singer Freddie McGregor broke the mould last Thursday night, delivering his first live performance since January, at the Moon Palace Jamaica in Ocho Rios, St Ann. McGregor, who has become a staple on some of the country’s biggest...

Jamaica celebrated its 58th year of Independence with a virtual showcase of some of our finest in the entertainment industry at the National Arena last evening. Despite the coronavirus restrictions, the Jamaican spirit was present, cementing this...

It was pure musical magic when two powerhouses merged to create the 2020 virtual staging of Uppsala Reggae Jam Festival, held at the Harry J Recording Studios on Emancipation Day. Something Extra was on scene and brings you the social highlights.

The winner of the 2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition was disclosed during the competition’s Grand Announcement Show last Sunday on CVM Television. Schoolteacher Treisha Williams with the song One Dose of the Holy Ghost was crowned the winner. The...
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