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Published:Thursday | July 22, 2021 | 12:09 AM

What better way for a group of hard-working individuals to unwind than with a brunch? Managers of Sandals Grande Ocho Rios recently had their very first get-together of the year. It was a relaxing afternoon that saw the usually uniformed...

Published:Wednesday | July 21, 2021 | 12:10 AM

With the Rotary new year getting its start on July 1, it’s now appointment season. With much ceremony, the Rotary Club of Trafalgar New Heights installed its 13th president, anaesthesiologist Dr Suzanne McDonald Fowles, on Sunday. The quaint...

Published:Tuesday | July 20, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Members of the Government and the Opposition, business leaders and entertainment industry stakeholders were among the list of people who participated in the launch of The Bridge 99 FM, Jamaica’s newest radio station. The event – which took an...

Published:Monday | July 19, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Let me hear you say ‘yeah’! ‘Outside’ is finally in session and at the top of the must-attend party list was I Love Soca. The cooler fete, held last Wednesday at National Stadium East, most certainly lived up to its name. And it’s ‘safe’ to say...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 1:17 AMKeisha Hill - Senior Gleaner Writer

Jamaican artist Howard Moo Young is a national treasure. The talented and sought-after artist and photographer is well known for his photography skills and has earned the respect and admiration of many, both locally and overseas. Amid the...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 1:17 AMShereita Grizzle - Staff Reporter

Artiste, producer and songwriter Esco Da Shocker is well known throughout the music industry. As part of the iconic dancehall duo, Leftside and Esco, the entertainer made a mark on the local entertainment scene that will be there for years to come...

Published:Sunday | July 18, 2021 | 1:17 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

On a sweltering day in Brooklyn, New York, Jamaican handbag designer Brandon Blackwood is seated in his new office. Dressed in all black, he doesn’t exude the omen energy reminiscent of Lil Kim’s verse in It’s All About The Benjamins; instead, with...

Published:Saturday | July 17, 2021 | 12:10 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP): Dutch Queen Maxima teamed up with a small robot Thursday to unveil a steel 3D-printed pedestrian bridge over a canal in the heart of Amsterdam’s red-light district. Maxima pushed a green button that set the robot’s arm in motion to...

Published:Saturday | July 17, 2021 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The act of ‘adulting’ often comes with many responsibilities. One of which often includes renting a home, either for your personal freedom or to start a family. According to Realtor Associate Kimberly Irons, since the start of the pandemic in 2020...

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

SAINT International’s Tami Williams ushered in a grand return to living and playing outside with her just unveiled Summer 2021 global campaign for the iconic American accessories and footwear brand Cole Haan, which has a continent-spanning network...

Published:Friday | July 16, 2021 | 12:35 AM

Dentist Dr Kimberly Freeman, 29, flashed the brightest smiles on Tuesday evening as she was installed as the 58th president of the Rotary Club of Mandeville. One of the youngest persons to hold the post, Freeman is only the sixth woman president of...

Published:Thursday | July 15, 2021 | 5:54 AM

This time, the weather gods were smiling on Kerby Jean-Raymond and his label, Pyer Moss. So, too, were the fashion gods. Two days after torrential rains and lightning sent guests fleeing for cover and forced Jean-Raymond to postpone unveiling his...

Published:Wednesday | July 14, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Movie and BMW lovers had the unique opportunity to watch Black Widow last Thursday during an exclusive viewing put on by ATL Autobahn, the exclusive dealer for BMW in Jamaica, at the New Kingston Drive-in Cinema. As you know, BMW teamed up with...

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2021 | 12:09 AMRhea Robinson/Gleaner Writer

Pastor Pauline Stephenson will tell anyone who asks that marriage is hard work, and she should know, having spent the last 50 years making a success of hers. “Marriage is hard work; you have to make up your mind,” Pastor Stephenson told The Gleaner...

Published:Tuesday | July 13, 2021 | 12:08 AM

It was another exciting race day at Caymanas Park last Saturday as the 95th running of the St Leger was held. Well-run races and displays of talent on the track as well as a host of prizes and surprises were the order of the day. Something Extra...

Published:Monday | July 12, 2021 | 12:08 AM

H10’s Ocean Coral Spring laid out the red carpet recently for a group of women who have become renowned as ‘Ladies of Success: Beauty, Brains and Business’. The circle of women, mainly entrepreneurs, who boast the title of chief executive officers...

Published:Sunday | July 11, 2021 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The life of Vanessa Ford is one of adventure. Of Jamaican parentage, and born in Toronto, Canada, this beauty and brains finds herself channelling childhood lessons into her latest project, as she takes on the role of chief operating officer (COO)...

Published:Friday | July 9, 2021 | 12:11 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

There can never be a shortage of household cleaning tools in Jamaica, and for a good reason. One of the best is rooted in the island’s culture: the broom made of thatch palm. With a straightforward, robust design, the appearance represents...

Published:Friday | July 9, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Pulse International model, Daniella Davis, is starring in Gucci’s 2021 campaign. The Caribbean Model Search (CMS) television show winner joins Nadine Willis as the second Pulse star to be selected as the face of the luxury Italian brand. Shot in...

Published:Friday | July 9, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Team Overcome was named the 2020-2021 winners of the Charles Chocolates Dancin’ Dynamites competition last weekend at the Excelsior Community College auditorium. The group, made up of three cousins, took home the trophy and more than $1 million in...

Published:Thursday | July 8, 2021 | 12:05 AM

SAINT International, which marks its 21st anniversary this year, is still in celebratory mode as it continues to make significant strides in the global fashion industry. The Deiwght Peters-led modelling agency was recently profiled in System...

Published:Wednesday | July 7, 2021 | 12:13 AM

We have been event-trotting this past week and it’s taken us from one end of Kingston to the next. It kick-started with the eighth anniversary for Ribbiz Ultra Lounge in Barbican on International Reggae Day (Thursday, July 1) and continued into...

Published:Wednesday | July 7, 2021 | 12:11 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

A one-on-one with Kedisha Allison McLaughlin is sure to provide an understanding of the reason for business-minded women taking a chance on the beauty industry. Regardless of persons thinking it is superficial, the Kure Kosmo owner and Marketing...

Published:Tuesday | July 6, 2021 | 12:08 AM

The Embassy of the United States of America hosted a small reception commemorating the 245th Anniversary of America’s Independence. Guided by strict COVID-19 protocols, the event was held at the embassy’s compound in Kingston last Wednesday and...

Published:Monday | July 5, 2021 | 12:29 PM

CASTRIES, St Lucia, July 5 – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says the island suffered losses estimated at EC$34 million when Hurricane Elsa passed close to the island on Friday. Chastanet, in a radio and television broadcast on Sunday night,...

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