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Published:Saturday | August 21, 2021 | 12:09 AMBarry Rattray - Contributor

Many homes across the island, from luxury mansions to humble shacks, have been affected in varying degrees by the recent passage of Tropical Storm Grace. Here are some pertinent tips for those touched by the natural disaster, even days after its...

Published:Saturday | August 21, 2021 | 12:08 AM

The most engrossing residential wonders dotting our landscape have been fashioned by humankind with exceptional talent and ingenuity. No, that statement is not entirely correct. If the truth be told, many of these very dream homes have been blessed...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 12:06 AM

SAGICOR LIFE Jamaica recently launched an all-encompassing health and wellness initiative geared towards encouraging Jamaicans to practise mental, physical, and financial wellness. The Sagicor Wellness Hub is an innovative online platform that...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 12:06 AM

CHILDREN FIRST Agency, a non-governmental organisation which provides life-changing programmes for children and adolescents, was among the many voluntary organisations that supported the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) COVID-19...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 12:05 AM

Just two years ago, SAINT’s Nigerian model sensation Tomiwa was discovered by the company’s chief executive officer on social media. Now, she holds court with the European fashion capital’s biggest designers and most influential brands. From...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 12:05 AM

Did someone say brunch? The AC Hotel Kingston was spilling with beauties as a Heineken-sponsored brunch saw patrons turning out for a day of mimosas, music and mouth-watering food. As ZJ Chrome set the tone for the day, patrons were undoubtedly...

Published:Thursday | August 19, 2021 | 12:05 AM

Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, was honoured on Tuesday with a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 134th anniversary of his birth. The small event was held at the National Heroes Park and included a number of special...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2021 | 12:09 AM

The SCA Marketing Masterminds recently celebrated its first anniversary with an intimate brunch. The company’s founder, Suwanee Caine, a marketing and communications specialist, with the help of her team, welcomed close friends and family – most of...

Published:Wednesday | August 18, 2021 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Captained by Dr Sara Lawrence Lewis, Charis Women’s Wellness and Maternity Care Centre and its all-woman team is navigating a holistic and empathic way to provide healthcare for women. “All of us here are passionate about women’s health, period,...

Published:Tuesday | August 17, 2021 | 12:07 AM

High-tempo music, good beer and a great vibe filled Kingston Jerk, and Usain Bolt’s Tracks and Records, as Red Stripe celebrated Jamaica’s 59th year of Independence by picking up the tab for customers’ first drink. Dubbed ‘First Drink On Us, Cheers...

Published:Monday | August 16, 2021 | 12:47 AM

Nurse Sandra Lindsay and her brother, Garfield, were guests of Clarendon Central Member of Parliament Mike Henry at a special function celebrating Jamaica’s Independence, and welcoming home the director of nursing, who was the first person to take...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:10 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

Jamaican model Stacey McKenzie has faced numerous rejections in life, but is living proof that loving yourself, and never giving up, pays off. She’s now on a mission to empower children to value their uniqueness and find their voice through her...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:10 AMJudana Murphy - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Returning home to Jamaica after 18 months of buckling under the pressure on the COVID-19 frontline was an answered prayer for nurse, Dr Sandra Lindsay. She prayed daily that her life would not be snatched by the virus before she got the chance to...

Published:Sunday | August 15, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Yes, this is a small living quarter that successfully pretends to be twice its actual size! Not only does it cunningly fool the new owner into believing this, but also all those who come to socialise within its space. This, my friends, was a...

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2021 | 12:08 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

In the middle of noisy construction coming from several housing developments in residential Kingston, marketing entrepreneur Andrew Walcott has made his home into a leafy haven full of charm and personal touches, and developed a life-changing love...

Published:Saturday | August 14, 2021 | 12:07 AMBarry Rattray/Contributor

Jamaica’s geographic location of 180 north latitude and 770 west longitude in the Caribbean puts us in a vulnerable position in this high-risk, hurricane-prone locale. Every year during our active Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 - November 30),...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:08 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

She represents a new wave of professionals within the marketing industry that guides brand communications, tethers music to culture and corporate, and help to shape the future of a generation of emerging creatives. In addition to Abigail Rowe’s...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:07 AM

As the pandemic stretches on, thousands of the university’s students and their families continue to face economic uncertainty, and the need for financial aid is greater than ever. Despite these challenges, in crisis, our Pelicans continue to ‘give...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:07 AM

HEAD OF the School of Public Health at the University of Technology and Caribbean Regional Director of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Dr Kevin Harvey, is urging all university students to get vaccinated to protect themselves against the COVID-19...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:07 AM

SCORES OF customers are welcoming their premium prizes, including LTE tablets and smart watches, won during Flow Jamaica’s Spice Up Yuh Summa campaign. The six-week campaign, which began on July 23 and is being headlined by popular dancehall star...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Patrons sang, worshipped and social-distanced in their Sunday best at Christian music festival, 658 Fest last Saturday. Held at the Police Officers’ Club on Hope Road, attendees set fashion trends, while the event’s organisers, through a unique...

Published:Thursday | August 12, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Dreamers understood the fashion assignment at the year’s Dream Weekend, hitting high marks while sticking to the respective themes of the seven events. Whether it was red and white for Celebrity Playground, ‘dancehall chic’ for Yush, or the...

Published:Wednesday | August 11, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Charis Women’s Wellness and Maternity Care Centre launched on Monday with a special thanksgiving ceremony as members of the medical community, and close friends and family of Dr Sara Lawrence Lewis turned out to support the birth of the consultant...

Published:Tuesday | August 10, 2021 | 12:07 AM

From the décor to the dress code, it was all white everywhere for Daydreams, held last Saturday as part of the week-long Dream Weekend hosted in Negril. Partygoers dressed to impress, and not even heavy showers could put a damper on the festivities...

Published:Monday | August 9, 2021 | 12:06 AM

The St James Municipal Corporation celebrated Jamaica’s 59th year of Independence with its annual Spirit of Independence Awards. Guided by strict COVID-19 protocols, the event was held at the Montego Bay Cultural Centre on Friday and served to...

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