Sun | May 22, 2022

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Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:09 AM

Sophie Grizzle Roumel has been installed as the French government’s representative in Negril, Jamaica, second only to Ambassador Olivier Guyonvarch. With her deep ties to the area stemming from childhood, Roumel, along with her father Daniel...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Mental illness is a major public health problem in Jamaica. One in four persons will struggle with mental health at some point in their lives. And with both the COVID-19 pandemic and the troubled economy, many are in crisis right now. More than...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:07 AMBarry Rattray - Contributor

We have just crossed over into the realm of the unknown – daring to venture outside the boundaries of our imagination in search of undiscovered dream house architecture beyond our wildest fantasies. It is in the mystifying sphere that we chance...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Marking 60 years of diplomatic relations between Jamaica and India, Ram Nath Kovind, president of India, visited our island last week. In honour of his visit and with Jamaica also celebrating 60 years of independence this year, Governor General...

Published:Saturday | May 21, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Living true to the words of the Dalai Lama, “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before”, Toni-Ann McKenzie gets excited at the mere thought of unearthing her passion for travelling. But the adventure seeker, history, coffee, and culture...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 12:09 AM

In honour of sound system Code Red’s dominance as World Clash Champions for 2022, Guinness threw them a celebratory event. The star-studded affair created an atmosphere of pride, triumph, fun and excitement. Something Extra brings you the...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Sagicor Foundation, the charitable arm of Sagicor Group Jamaica, brought smiles to several educators, students, and wards of the State in the first week of Child Month, as it made a series of handovers to various schools and children’s homes. The...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 12:08 AM

THE MUSTARD Seed Communities and Sirgany Beach in east Kingston will be the hub of Labour Day activities being organised by The Jamaica National Group on May 21 and 23. “The Jamaica National Group has an ongoing relationship with the Mustard Seed...

Published:Friday | May 20, 2022 | 12:05 AM

Being a mother is arguably the most demanding job on the planet, requiring skills far beyond a nurturing spirit. Modern-day moms will tell you the biggest challenge is achieving balance between prioritising the needs of their children and actively...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2022 | 12:06 AM

After an exciting countdown, last Thursday Prime Minister Andrew Holness cut the ribbon to officially launch the opening of Hyundai’s new showroom and service centre on Oxford Road. The company certainly had a lot to celebrate, considering it was...

Published:Wednesday | May 18, 2022 | 12:06 AM

It was ‘Dinner and a Movie Under the Stars’ last Saturday at Claire Pointe in Boscobel, the former residence of renowned artist Colin Garland. In keeping with Garland’s legacy, AIR At Claire Pointe has founded an artist in residence programme, and...

Published:Wednesday | May 18, 2022 | 12:06 AMKeisha Hill/ Senior Gleaner Writer

Let’s be honest. Most of us know the importance of eating healthily and staying active; however, prioritising wellness while balancing a hectic, modern lifestyle can seem almost impossible. These were the odds that Alae Jumpp, Isabelle Lewis and...

Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2022 | 12:07 AM

The Constant Spring Golf Club was the place to be last Thursday as Sagicor Life Jamaica’s Senators Branch hosted its annual awards ceremony. Dedicated to financial advisers who have done exceptionally well in the last year, the ceremony was...

Published:Tuesday | May 17, 2022 | 12:05 AMAnthony Turner/Gleaner Writer

New York-based Jamaican celebrity chef-event promoter Omar Walters beamed a million-dollar smile as he proudly proclaimed ‘I do’ three Sundays ago to his blushing bride Sade Brown at the posh Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale, NJ. The...

Published:Monday | May 16, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Nothing is more satisfying than when brides-to-be say yes to the dream dress! Bliss Bridal Boutique returned to The Jamaica Pegasus hotel with an enchanting nuptial trunk show, showcasing the most glamorous gowns. Here are the social highlights in...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

A writer and a lover of adventure, early-childhood educator Nikki Lee has combined both of her affections to create a book of wonder, to spark the imagination of your children all around the world. Let’s jump with Jolli, shall we? Jump with Jolli...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:07 AMPaul H. Williams - Sunday Gleaner Writer

“I think I am the most original expressionist in Jamaica. Nobody else works like me,” artist Richard ‘Von’ White of Oracabessa, St Mary, told The Gleaner with a little grin. And, indeed, his pieces are not very similar to what is typically sighted...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:07 AM

SAINT International models Aurelie Giraud, Aworo Mayowa and Wayne Booth are ‘serving face’ for some of the world’s top makeup brands. The model trio is starring, separately, in high-gloss campaigns for Fenty Beauty, YSL Beauty, and Rose Inc. For...

Published:Sunday | May 15, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Medieval castles were constructed as fortifications and residences of royalty and the nobility for a duration of some 900 years. Germany is home to some of the most outstanding and famous of these citadels in Europe and the rest of the world....

Published:Saturday | May 14, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/ - Staff reporter

Here are pressing issues we don’t discuss enough, miscarriages, pregnancy abnormalities, polycystic ovarian syndrome, irregular periods, postpartum depression, cervical cancer, and many more. As we round out National Women’s Health Week, we weigh...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:07 AM

The Young Entrepreneurs Association of Jamaica (YEA) had their mingle ‘Outside ... the box’ recently at the Audi showroom in Kingston. We love entrepreneurship here at Something Extra, so please make it your business to have a look.

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Caribbean Flavours and Fragrances Ltd (CFF), a company under The Derrimon Trading Group, and the premier supplier of quality flavours and fragrances for beverage, baking, confectionery and ice cream manufacturers across the Caribbean, continues to...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

A chorus of mothers took advantage of a night out, put on their best outfits, and showed up for ‘Mummy Mingle’ at the Hyundai Showroom last Friday, for an evening of ‘mumosas’ and conversation, courtesy of Young Mummy Diaries. Held under the...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Businesses operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the task of keeping records can fall secondary to everyday business operations. However, failing to efficiently keep up-to-date and comprehensive records can hurt your business’ long-...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2022 | 4:33 PM

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum has launched its Ruby Anniversary Edition, a limited-edition release commemorating Master Blender Joy Spence’s 40 years of craftsmanship at Jamaica’s oldest rum distillery. The Ruby Anniversary Edition is an exquisite...

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