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Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 12:06 AM

As the Government of Jamaica tries in earnest to roll out a robust COVID-19 vaccination programme, the Massy Group of Companies has announced that its members are increasing their support of the effort to bolster both those working on the frontline...

Published:Thursday | April 29, 2021 | 12:08 AM

On Tuesday, the Alpha Institute officially opened the Colm Delves Centre, the new home of Alpha’s iconic School of Music. The Digicel Foundation sponsored the renovation of the school’s old dormitories to create a dedicated space for students to...

Published:Wednesday | April 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Cheap Vacations Managing Director Dominic Shaw hosted an intimate group of friends and family at his all-white birthday beach affair and dinner at the Iberostar Grand in Montego Bay. The successful businessman, who also serves as membership chair...

Published:Tuesday | April 27, 2021 | 12:13 AM

The Honey Bun Foundation launched the Gapp App, a business diagnostic tool for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, in a fun and informative live stream. The Gapp App aims to help businesses grow and improve by enabling companies to detect...

Published:Monday | April 26, 2021 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Driven by purpose, it’s hard to walk away from your goals when they come knocking at your door. So when his passion manifested itself in the form of economics, Etel Williams had no choice but to follow his calling. This resulted in the start of his...

Published:Monday | April 26, 2021 | 12:10 AM

When the pandemic really started to take a stranglehold on Jamaica, I made a decision to try and grow a beard. I even wrote about it here in this column. Now that decision came after months of not going to the barbershop because mi nuh waan ketch...

Published:Monday | April 26, 2021 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Normally, the onus is placed on the woman to openly share the do’s and don’ts of dating and express her turn-ons and turn-offs. Today, Flair decided to flip the script. And while it is easy to know exactly what you want (here’s to hoping), and even...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2021 | 12:19 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter -

The united refrain — 'Sagicor strong' — echoed in the virtual world as Sagicor Group Jamaica hosted its annual corporate awards ceremony on Wednesday. The glamour of galactic gold was streamed over all the company's social media platforms as...

Published:Thursday | April 22, 2021 | 12:10 AM

In recognition of the global 420 Cannabis Day, JACANA hosted a customer appreciation engagement at their newly opened retail store in Portmore. The store, located on the rooftop of the MacMaster Plaza, is the first cannabis dispensary in St...

Published:Wednesday | April 21, 2021 | 12:13 AM

The Victoria Mutual team held the attention of hundreds online last Wednesday with the latest in its Making Moves series, which delivered a lively and enlightening discussion on the road map to generational wealth. The live event, streamed on...

Published:Tuesday | April 20, 2021 | 12:23 AM

Digicel is having an entire year chockful of celebratory activities as the telecoms giant marks its 20th anniversary in the Jamaican market. The company hosted a thanksgiving service at the Fellowship Tabernacle in Kingston last Sunday, which was...

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

NEW YORK (AP): With a crisp, white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics were unveiled on Wednesday by official outfitter Ralph Lauren. The uniforms, along with Ralph...

Published:Thursday | April 15, 2021 | 12:16 AM

The agro-processing learning lab at the Knockalva Polytechnic College in Ramble, Hanover, was officially opened recently. The lab will help prepare students for agro-processing and the wider world of agribusiness, while providing greater access to...

Published:Wednesday | April 14, 2021 | 5:41 AM

Heineken launched their new, premium, non-alcoholic, low-calorie drink, Heineken 0.0, at the HIIT Factory by Express Fitness with a two-day HIIT experience session last Thursday and Friday. With high-energy music played by ZJ Chrome and DJ Franco,...

Published:Tuesday | April 13, 2021 | 8:15 AM

The Victoria Mutual (VM) Group created a buzz in the virtual space over the Easter weekend with Overcome. The gospel concert, live-streamed on Easter Sunday on the company’s YouTube and Facebook pages, featured a motivational keynote presentation...

Published:Wednesday | April 7, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Over 50,000 excited gospel fans across the world tuned in to Facebook, Instagram, and the Digicel D’Music app to celebrate and bask in the glory of the special Good Friday Digicel Unplugged online concert. Gospel stars Rhoda Isabella, Jermaine...

Published:Friday | April 2, 2021 | 10:58 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer -

An opinionated five-footer with a passion for all things Jamaican, Nasha-Monique Douglas has managed to make an impact more than twice her height as Digicel's chief marketing officer (CMO). It's a position she has held for exactly one year, two...

Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2021 | 12:15 AM

Instagram influencer and final-year law student, Shai Trendii, recently celebrated her 24th birthday in style at the upscale Malachi in Barbican, St Andrew. All COVID-19 protocols observed, it was a ‘Trendii’ affair from the moment Shai pulled up...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2021 | 1:00 AM

This year, all roads led to home for what is becoming a tourism and entertainment staple, the Jamaica Rum Festival, presented by Appleton Estate in association with the Jamaica Tourist Board, the Tourism Enhancement Fund, and the wide array of...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2021 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Fans of ‘royal couple’ Queenie and Dowey would realise by now that the bride actually had, not one, but two fabulous wedding dresses – an exquisite, traditional lace, fairy-tale gown and the stunning, ultra-modern, pearl white mermaid sweep dress,...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:21 AM

Three lucky Sagicor Bank Jamaica clients walked away with luxurious staycations at the all-inclusive Secrets Wild Orchid Resort in Montego Bay recently, when the bank announced winners of its credit card promotion, which ended in January. Vanacia...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:20 AM

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, there has never been a more pressing need for organisations to rethink and reconfigure their businesses for a changed world. Amid these changes and challenges, Scotiabank Jamaica has renewed its...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:20 AM

Jamaica’s stunning northern coast, and Saint International models Naki Depass and Jannel Duncan, proved an irresistible combination for American fashion designer Jonathan Simkhai. Suitably impressed with the island’s lure, Simkhai’s creative team...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2021 | 12:22 AM

For generations, the African proverb ‘Each one teach one’ has helped us pass on knowledge. Today it fulfils much of the same purpose, and though the lessons may differ, the intent is the same: people taking the time to teach their skills to others...

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2021 | 12:13 AM

With experience comes wisdom. The women we spoke to had so much to impart, from their advice to the next generation, to the importance of sending the elevator back down when you reach to the top. This is your Tuesday dose of Something Extra....

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