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Published:Monday | January 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The prowess of Jamaica’s athletes is well known. As a small nation, we can boast of having some of the best in the world. On Friday, they were recognised at the RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportwoman...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/SeniorGleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU:The entrepreneurial spirit of Jamaicans was alive and kicking at last weekend's Rebel Salute concert, as car mats were transformed into 'reggae beds', and plastic (scandal) bags into mud guards.In fact, mud became the dominant...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In 1968, Angela and Bobby Chang opened their first Fontana location in Mandeville, Manchester. Today , 50 years later, it is arguably the largest pharmacy chain in Jamaica, having now expanded to Kingston, Savanna-la-Mar, Ocho Rios and Montego Bay....

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The first few weeks of the new year always inspires you to take action and resolve to get fit and be healthy!On Saturday, January 13, Courts Jamaica offered a more meaningful and fun guide to living a holistic lifestyle with the kick-off of the...

Published:Friday | January 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Spirits were high yesterday in the Nassau Valley in St Elizabeth. Specially invited guests made a 'joyful noise' at the signature Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience, where they got a chance to view the newly renovated location and bask in the...

Published:Thursday | January 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cloudy skies and muddy surfaces could not dampen the spirit or fashion of patrons as roots reggae concert Rebel Salute celebrated its 25th anniversary last weekend. The staples: boots, tribal prints, Rebel Salute flags and big, broad smiles. Here...

Published:Wednesday | January 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday, the historic Couples Tower Isle celebrated 40 years of operations in a grand affair dubbed Dinner, Dance and Dazzle. Great attention was paid to every detail and it was worth it, creating a night highlighted by the unforgettable...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The youngest in the Couples Resorts chain Sans Souci celebrated its 12th anniversary last Friday night. Guests, who included locals and visitors to the island, flocked to the Ocho Rios resort for an 'Enchanted' night. Today, we bring you the...

Published:Tuesday | January 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. Baby Mothers are lining up to see how much they will get from the sale of the house. That most of the inheritance will be repatriated is not going down well.2. Talk about sibling rivalry. The two Saint Andrew socialites are now at loggerheads....

Published:Monday | January 15, 2018 | 12:05 AM

As the skies opened and the showers came down, the ‘rebels’ fought through the mud to soak in the great reggae vibe that permeated the air last Saturday at the two-night festival that is Rebel Salute.    

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:12 PM

Ikebana is the intricate Japanese art of floral arrangement which focuses on creating a oneness with humanity and nature.This form of floral arrangement stems from the Japanese culture, which has a strong bond with natural surroundings. Instructors...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:08 PMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Last Saturday, the Knutsford Court Hotel opened its doors to an extraordinary cultural experience the celebration of Japan Day in the Blue Mountain Suite at the Knutsford Court Hotel.The event showcased various elements of the Japanese culture...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 11:07 PM

The Chupse project was created by the Jamaican Association on Intellectual Disabilities in partnership with the Japan International Co-operation Agency .The venture is one of the adult services which provide employment support to assist persons to...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sports Marketer Tanya Lee, has unleashed "The Winner Within' with the release of her first book, exploring the winning habits of the world's most successful athletes. And out west, on Tuesday Knutsford Express opened their new home at Sangster's...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody -Anne Lawrence/Gleaner Writer

It was a night to celebrate beauty as Pulse Model Agency celebrated its 38th anniversary last Sunday at Villa Ronai in Stony Hill.The clouds opened up and rained down showers of blessings, while guests poured into the venue. Models past, present and...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There have been numerous conversations about the impact of music in bringing people together. That theory was tried and tested at the sixth staging of the Shaggy and Friends benefit concert.Last Saturday, Jamaicans from all walks of life showed up...

Published:Thursday | January 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Business partners, designers, socialites and models of Pulse Investments enjoyed an intimate celebration of the company's 38th anniversary at the Villa Ronai last Sunday. Guests were dazzled by the models and their shiny...

Published:Wednesday | January 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today we return to the lawns of Jamaica House for the what was an epic staging of Shaggy and Friends. Between scintillating performances, their was much socialising, and our roving cameras caught it all.

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans turned the style gauge on max, as they came out in huge numbers to support the philanthropic efforts of Orville 'Shaggy' Burrell and his friends at the sixth staging of his charity concert to raise funds for the Bustamante Hospital for...

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. People can't stop talking about the party animal who turned up to a night session in his boat, albeit the event was being held on land. Guess the guy decided to flaunt it. Some women thought it was cool, but the men were not too...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a night of superb entertainment under the stars at Shaggy and Friends 2018, held on the lawns of Jamaica House last Saturday. Team Shaggy and Friends must be commended not only for the production of the event, but also providing an avenue for...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

The first sunrise of 2018 revealed great food and good vibe at the Sunnation Breakfast Party at Mountain Lodge Estate on the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies. Several partygoers tuned up to start the new...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A new opportunity awaits model hopefuls from Pulse, when scouts from London-based Select model agency arrives in the island this weekend.Hannah Sneath and Talisa Carling will be on the island to select new faces from the Pulse stable to join their...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We end the week with more New Year's Eve highlights. The Kingston waterfront was the epicentre of celebrations with the UDC Fireworks at the Waterfront. Joining the party was Appleton Estate's Midnight at Bal Harbour. Today we bring you the kissing...

Published:Friday | January 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Maryland-based Jamaica-born attorney Joy Robinson celebrated her 65th birthday in fine style at the Millbrooks Resort in the exclusive Spring Farm community of St James last Friday night.Using her favourite colour, red, as the theme,...

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