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Stories by Krysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | November 13, 2022 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

Imagine knowing the law from both sides of the career fence. Lawyer Nadine Atkinson-Flowers has been both a prosecutor and a defense attorney, racking up over 15 years on her professional belt. Today, the accomplished legal practitioner specialises...

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

“What did I do wrong?” This was the puzzling refrain playing in Icilda Porter’s mind after hearing the unexpected news that she had breast cancer. Her stage-three diagnosis 23 years ago saw her seeking treatment overseas and with support, she was...

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2022 | 12:59 PMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

It’s always impossible until it’s done. Two young brothers, hailing from Westmoreland, packed up their dreams and took to Kingston in pursuit of education, independence, and financial freedom. What started as grooming services in the bathroom of...

Published:Sunday | September 18, 2022 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

Once Jamaica-born attorney Jaime Aird discovered his love for the law, he immediately became an advocate for justice. He started as a prosecutor in the United States, but then decided to make a switch and become a criminal defence lawyer,...

Published:Wednesday | August 10, 2022 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

It’s hump day and for some, it’s halfway through the week of consuming planned meals and making necessary visits to the gym. For others, it’s the median between stress and anxiety. And for the selected optimists, it’s two days away from the weekend...

Published:Sunday | July 24, 2022 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

His name resonates in the hearts of fans around the world and he is known as a multifaceted creative of his time. Not only does he write and record music, but he also produces tracks for some of Jamaica’s top dancehall artistes like Tessanne Chin,...

Published:Thursday | June 9, 2022 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

If good food is the foundation of happiness, Jhanelle Guy has found the secret ingredients, herbs and spices. Marred by traumatic life events, this young food entrepreneur went from catastrophe to building a culinary enterprise. The self-taught...

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:Monday | April 18, 2022 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

A few years ago, Geena Munroe found herself in a bit of an eczema dilemma. After trying just about everything to relieve the painful and chronic areas, she decided to turn to a familiar source: honey. Her father owned Ma’Honey Jamaica Limited, so...

Published:Sunday | April 10, 2022 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

They say the only way to know and understand a culture is to experience it. This notion proved to be true for Jamaican scholar and educator Tracy-Ann Hyman who took the experiences she garnered from her travels to Japan and documented them in a new...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

“Had it. Beat it. Am Free.” was the message on the shirt Warrior Mom Tara Montaque wore as she greeted our Gleaner team. It has been one year since we met under these circumstances, and she is in even higher spirits, basking in the joy of being on...

Published:Sunday | June 20, 2021 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

“Fatherhood has given me a true sense of purpose,” John McIntyre, chargé d’affaires of the United States of America’s Embassy to Jamaica, told The Sunday Gleaner. Despite the many demands of his day-to-day diplomatic duties, McIntyre treasures the...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

Nicola Vassell. The name which once echoed in the field of fashion is now ‘jaminating’ the art world. The Jamaica-born curator and art dealer recently opened her gallery located in Chelsea, New York, to the delight of aesthetes and dilettantes. The...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2020 | 12:22 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

This COVID-19 pandemic transformed the year 2020 into the scariest roller-coaster ride the world has ever seen. But there’s no denying the call for reflection, re-evaluation and gratitude. Many parents are seeing the silver lining to the clouds of...

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