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Stories by Lennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Published:Monday | February 22, 2021 | 1:34 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

When one mentions the word netball in Jamaica, right off the bat, and in this case, the ball, Molly Rhone's name comes to mind. Rhone has taken the sport of Netball locally to the global stage, first as a player and then in later years as an...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2021 | 1:22 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

On the stage or the airwaves, Fae Ellington has proven a master and done so with distinction. Her effervescent and bubbly personality has captured the hearts of many far and wide, however, don’t be fooled, the Clarendon-born Ellington is a...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2021 | 1:09 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Back in the 1960s, being black in Britain came with many adversities, as racial tensions reached the highest it has ever been across the Western world. Being black and being on television was almost unthinkable in the UK in those days, but that is...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2021 | 12:59 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Lisa Rene Hanna personifies beauty. The effervescent St Mary native may have put Jamaica on the map following her Miss World title back in 1993, but it is her public service in the form of Government Minister and politician that has helped her...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 10:46 PMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Veronica Campbell Brown could easily be described as one of Jamaica’s sprinting icons who brought several firsts to the tiny island in the athletic world. Born in Clark's Town, Trelawny, the diminutive Campbell-Brown was quoted in the...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 10:28 PMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Marcia Llyneth Griffiths is one of Jamaica’s famous female songbirds, immediately recognisable as one of Bob Marley’s trusted backup singers from the group, the ‘I Three’s’. Growing up in the tough neighbourhood of...

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2021 | 9:44 PMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Lorna Goodison could be described as the quintessential scribe and a consummate professional in the literary sphere. The long list of accolades and honours signifies a distinguished and dignified career, it would be difficult to deny anywhere...

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2020 | 12:23 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Fishing boat Diana emerged overall winner of the Royal Jamaica Yacht Club fishing tournament which ended last weekend. Diana, which is owned by Duncan Stewart, amassed 443 points to secure victory by a huge margin over nearest rivals Reel Music who...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2020 | 12:29 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaican middle-order batsmen Jermaine Blackwood and Nkrumah Bonner could find themselves back in the senior West Indies set-up following outstanding performances with the Jamaica Scorpions in the ongoing West Indies Four Day Championship....

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:38 AMLennox Aldred/ Gleaner Writer

Jamaica’s Justin Burrowes will extend his participation at the Latin America Amateur Golf Championship following round two action at the Mayakoba El Camaleon Club in Mexico. Burrowes followed up his first-round 78 to shot a four-over-par 75 on the...

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