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Published:Friday | April 16, 2021 | 12:13 AM

NEW YORK (AP): With a crisp, white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics were unveiled on Wednesday by official outfitter Ralph Lauren. The uniforms, along with Ralph...

Published:Thursday | April 15, 2021 | 12:16 AM

The agro-processing learning lab at the Knockalva Polytechnic College in Ramble, Hanover, was officially opened recently. The lab will help prepare students for agro-processing and the wider world of agribusiness, while providing greater access to...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:41 AM

Heineken launched their new, premium, non-alcoholic, low-calorie drink, Heineken 0.0, at the HIIT Factory by Express Fitness with a two-day HIIT experience session last Thursday and Friday. With high-energy music played by ZJ Chrome and DJ Franco,...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 8:15 AM

The Victoria Mutual (VM) Group created a buzz in the virtual space over the Easter weekend with Overcome. The gospel concert, live-streamed on Easter Sunday on the company’s YouTube and Facebook pages, featured a motivational keynote presentation...

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Over 50,000 excited gospel fans across the world tuned in to Facebook, Instagram, and the Digicel D’Music app to celebrate and bask in the glory of the special Good Friday Digicel Unplugged online concert. Gospel stars Rhoda Isabella, Jermaine...

Published:Friday | April 2, 2021 | 10:58 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer -

An opinionated five-footer with a passion for all things Jamaican, Nasha-Monique Douglas has managed to make an impact more than twice her height as Digicel's chief marketing officer (CMO). It's a position she has held for exactly one year, two...

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2021 | 12:15 AM

Instagram influencer and final-year law student, Shai Trendii, recently celebrated her 24th birthday in style at the upscale Malachi in Barbican, St Andrew. All COVID-19 protocols observed, it was a ‘Trendii’ affair from the moment Shai pulled up...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2021 | 1:00 AM

This year, all roads led to home for what is becoming a tourism and entertainment staple, the Jamaica Rum Festival, presented by Appleton Estate in association with the Jamaica Tourist Board, the Tourism Enhancement Fund, and the wide array of...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2021 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Fans of ‘royal couple’ Queenie and Dowey would realise by now that the bride actually had, not one, but two fabulous wedding dresses – an exquisite, traditional lace, fairy-tale gown and the stunning, ultra-modern, pearl white mermaid sweep dress,...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:21 AM

Three lucky Sagicor Bank Jamaica clients walked away with luxurious staycations at the all-inclusive Secrets Wild Orchid Resort in Montego Bay recently, when the bank announced winners of its credit card promotion, which ended in January. Vanacia...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:20 AM

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, there has never been a more pressing need for organisations to rethink and reconfigure their businesses for a changed world. Amid these changes and challenges, Scotiabank Jamaica has renewed its...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:20 AM

Jamaica’s stunning northern coast, and Saint International models Naki Depass and Jannel Duncan, proved an irresistible combination for American fashion designer Jonathan Simkhai. Suitably impressed with the island’s lure, Simkhai’s creative team...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2021 | 12:22 AM

For generations, the African proverb ‘Each one teach one’ has helped us pass on knowledge. Today it fulfils much of the same purpose, and though the lessons may differ, the intent is the same: people taking the time to teach their skills to others...

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2021 | 12:13 AM

With experience comes wisdom. The women we spoke to had so much to impart, from their advice to the next generation, to the importance of sending the elevator back down when you reach to the top. This is your Tuesday dose of Something Extra....

Published:Monday | March 15, 2021 | 12:06 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Their aim was to build a trusted, curated, cross-category brand that customers could rely on, reducing the decision paralysis that many ‘pet parents’ experience, particularly during online shopping. Today, Jamaican Minali Chandiram...

Published:Friday | March 12, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Oscar Wilde once said, “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” We asked women to share the best piece of advice they’ve received from other women. The result – adages that served to guide the...

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Our children are the future, and the lessons we instil in them will impact the world for generations. Something Extra asked five women to share the most important lessons they’ve taught their daughter or son. These are their responses. Nayana...

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2021 | 12:20 AM

University of Virginia clinical psychologist Meg Jay called the 20s the “most defining decade of adulthood” in a 2013 TED talk, and with good reason. It is a time to learn, make mistakes, grow, and set the foundation for the rest of our lives....

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2021 | 12:09 AM

International Women’s Day has passed, but we are celebrating women all March and zooming in on the lessons they have learnt, those who inspire them, and everything that makes women strong, resilient, and beautiful forces of nature. Name a woman...

Published:Friday | March 5, 2021 | 12:07 AM

It was a black and white affair as Montego Bay businessman Simon Casserly’s birthday squad celebrated his 50th year on earth at the five-star Royalton Negril Resort and Spa recently. Social distancing, sanitisation and masks were the hallmark of...

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Jamaican cannabis company Jacana has officially opened the doors to its new Portmore location. The store, dubbed the home of Original, the new line of high-quality, affordable cannabis products, is located on the roof of the MacMaster Plaza in the...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2021 | 12:17 AM

Recording artiste Denyque is a true embodiment of what it means to love yourself and enjoy life. She expresses these feelings daily through her different outfits. From girl next door and hanging with the boys to rocking the red carpet, you never...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2021 | 12:13 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Christian Siriano opened his second show of the pandemic on Thursday with two ladies in bed, models who emerged flawless in black one-pieces, then dressed for all to see before hitting the runway. It was a dreamy, colour-saturated...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMKhanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

It all started with a letter written in pen. “I wrote her a letter and she replied, using a lead pencil, and so I said, ‘Boy, things must be really bad with this girl, she doesn’t even have a pen?’” said a laughing Benny Mallitt, as he recalled...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:05 AM

High-school sweethearts Leah Keiser and Nichelous ‘Nick’ Caparaso tied the knot at Beaches Negril earlier this month. With 37 guests in attendance, the 27-year-old New Jersey residents got their dream wedding in their dream locale – Jamaica. The...

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