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Published:Tuesday | May 25, 2021 | 12:14 AM

A handful of travel agents and tourism industry stakeholders gathered last Thursday at the AC Marriot Hotel in Kingston for the Palladium Corporate Experience. The event gave guests a glimpse into what the 1,054-room Grand Palladium Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:18 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted so many parts of our lives, but as time goes on, people have found ways to cope, and re-establish some sense of normality. That includes finding ways to adapt, for example, on special calendar days such as Labour...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:15 AMDebra Edwards - Contributor

The national curfew will have Jamaicans spending Labour Day at home, but with a bit of creativity and effort, you can revamp your space and make good use of the day with minor home improvements. The Sunday Gleaner spoke with experts and has...

Published:Friday | May 21, 2021 | 12:12 AM

Out with the old and in the new? Not exactly. It’s more along the lines of a change of location, with the same amazing African-inspired designs. EtAl opened bigger doors on Windsor Avenue in March, and shoppers are already loving the refreshing...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2021 | 12:13 AM

Digicel rolled out the red carpet for customers across Jamaica as part of its first-ever global Customer Day celebration. Customer Day saw 3,500 of Digicel’s non-customer facing staff partner with 3,500 customers facing colleagues in 32 countries...

Published:Wednesday | May 19, 2021 | 12:12 AM

LONDON (AP): Naomi Campbell is now the mother of a baby girl. The 50-year-old British supermodel, who has Jamaican roots, announced the news Tuesday on Instagram, posting a picture of her hand holding a baby’s feet. She wrote: “A beautiful little...

Published:Tuesday | May 18, 2021 | 12:09 AM

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Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:12 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Fashion is one of the Miss Universe Jamaica Miqueal-Symone Williams’ favourite things, and the wardrobe put together for her ‘Journey to the Crown’ could possibly have her singing to the tune of Julie Andrews as Maria in The Sound of Music: “...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:11 AMShereita Grizzle - Staff Reporter

Imagine finalising all plans for your latest business venture, launching the programme and then having to reroute at a moment’s notice. For some, buckling under the pressure from the swift change would be inevitable, but for others, championing...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Miss Universe Jamaica Organization is tooting its horn after Thursday’s parade of the national costumes on the 69th Miss Universe pageant stage. Miqueal-Symone Williams has made Jamaicans at home and in the diaspora feel proud as they watched...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:09 AMDebra Edwards - Contributor

Life can throw many challenges in a person’s direction. However, mindfulness practices, which include meditating, journalling, being present, breathing, and other techniques, enable the body and mind to let go of stress, harmful thought patterns,...

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...

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