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Published:Friday | May 14, 2021 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Allison Richards took an interest in hair adornments for little girls when her princess, Malia, was born in 2012. The excited mommy found it difficult to source hair accessories that suited her taste. So when a relative of hers gave her the...

Published:Friday | May 14, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Having stepped away from grand statement pieces over the past five years, Peace-is of Bianca recently launched its new jewellery collection in ‘Full Plume’. Inspired by the ocean, land and splashes in-between at iconic beaches in Portland, designer...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2021 | 12:07 AM

With a distinctive sound and style, reggae artiste Jesse Royal stays true to character in his latest music video for Rich Forever, featuring dancehall’s richest-sounding voice — fan-favourite lyricist Vybz Kartel. It’s the third release off his...

Published:Wednesday | May 12, 2021 | 12:13 AM

It was an exciting and gastronomic affair on Friday as Red Stripe kick-started its Red Hills Road Food and Beer Takeover. Pan chicken lovers turned up at their favourite jerk spot to savour the mouth-watering food and free ice-cold libations. The...

Published:Tuesday | May 11, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley’s death. The reggae icon died of cancer at the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami, Florida. He was 36 years old. His death was followed by two services, days later, on May 21 — one for close friends...

Published:Sunday | May 9, 2021 | 12:10 AMDebra Edwards - Contributor

Motherhood and pregnancy can come with many highs and lows. Add a pandemic to the mix, and what should ultimately be a joyous occasion can be filled with stress and anxiety about the unknown. Moms have had to adapt to the changing times in an...

Published:Friday | May 7, 2021 | 12:14 AM

There was an air of anticipation at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, as the National Baking Company Foundation (NBCF) officially launched its Building Out Our STEM Teachers (BOOST) Programme. The foundation will contribute $159,600,000 over six years...

Published:Friday | May 7, 2021 | 12:14 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

TODAY, MOTHER of two Caroline Brown can look back on her life and give God thanks as she reflects on what she had to overcome to achieving her bachelor’sdegree in church administration and being a youth mentor and a youth president. Her daughter...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2021 | 12:22 AM

Breakfast party, Bloom, had its inaugural staging last Saturday during the hotly anticipated April 30-May 3 Xaymaca Weekend in Miami, Florida. Held in collaboration with Skinny Fabulous, under the theme ‘Floral Drip’, the event featured...

Published:Wednesday | May 5, 2021 | 12:13 AM

The Digicel Building in downtown Kingston was officially renamed ‘The Delves Building’ in honour of the late Colm Delves, former CEO of the Digicel Group. Just over a year after his passing, his brother, John Delves, joined by friends and former...

Published:Tuesday | May 4, 2021 | 12:15 AM

Xamayca Weekend in Miami, Florida, kicked off in spectacular fashion on Friday, April 30, and ran through to Monday, May 3. On Day 1, it was simply Bawd Behaviour, The Big Bawd and Bold Soca Fusion Event. Promoted by Milk and Honey Eventz,...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:24 AM

Lifespan Company has added a batch of igloos to the inventory of supplies that will be used at the vaccination centres islandwide as the Ministry of Health and Wellness continues its roll-out of the national vaccination plan. This donation is part...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:19 AM

Last Saturday, Bottega Jamaica joined forces with District 5 Skylounge to create the ultimate Venetian masquerade VVIP tasting experience. The belles and beaus of the ball were treated to the delights of traditional Italian-inspired dishes paired...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:15 AMKareem LaTouche/Gleaner Writer

Blessed with a captivating smile and warm demeanour, Wesley Tate’s* exterior projects a stark contrast to the reality of his life. Born to an unemployed diabetic father and an estranged mother only compounded the hardship he had to endure. “My...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:06 AM

As the Government of Jamaica tries in earnest to roll out a robust COVID-19 vaccination programme, the Massy Group of Companies has announced that its members are increasing their support of the effort to bolster both those working on the frontline...

Published:Thursday | April 29, 2021 | 12:08 AM

On Tuesday, the Alpha Institute officially opened the Colm Delves Centre, the new home of Alpha’s iconic School of Music. The Digicel Foundation sponsored the renovation of the school’s old dormitories to create a dedicated space for students to...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Cheap Vacations Managing Director Dominic Shaw hosted an intimate group of friends and family at his all-white birthday beach affair and dinner at the Iberostar Grand in Montego Bay. The successful businessman, who also serves as membership chair...

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2021 | 12:13 AM

The Honey Bun Foundation launched the Gapp App, a business diagnostic tool for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, in a fun and informative live stream. The Gapp App aims to help businesses grow and improve by enabling companies to detect...

Published:Monday | April 26, 2021 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Driven by purpose, it’s hard to walk away from your goals when they come knocking at your door. So when his passion manifested itself in the form of economics, Etel Williams had no choice but to follow his calling. This resulted in the start of his...

Published:Monday | April 26, 2021 | 12:10 AM

When the pandemic really started to take a stranglehold on Jamaica, I made a decision to try and grow a beard. I even wrote about it here in this column. Now that decision came after months of not going to the barbershop because mi nuh waan ketch...

Published:Monday | April 26, 2021 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Normally, the onus is placed on the woman to openly share the do’s and don’ts of dating and express her turn-ons and turn-offs. Today, Flair decided to flip the script. And while it is easy to know exactly what you want (here’s to hoping), and even...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2021 | 12:19 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter -

The united refrain — 'Sagicor strong' — echoed in the virtual world as Sagicor Group Jamaica hosted its annual corporate awards ceremony on Wednesday. The glamour of galactic gold was streamed over all the company's social media platforms as...

Published:Thursday | April 22, 2021 | 12:10 AM

In recognition of the global 420 Cannabis Day, JACANA hosted a customer appreciation engagement at their newly opened retail store in Portmore. The store, located on the rooftop of the MacMaster Plaza, is the first cannabis dispensary in St...

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2021 | 12:13 AM

The Victoria Mutual team held the attention of hundreds online last Wednesday with the latest in its Making Moves series, which delivered a lively and enlightening discussion on the road map to generational wealth. The live event, streamed on...

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2021 | 12:23 AM

Digicel is having an entire year chockful of celebratory activities as the telecoms giant marks its 20th anniversary in the Jamaican market. The company hosted a thanksgiving service at the Fellowship Tabernacle in Kingston last Sunday, which was...

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