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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

In a matter of weeks a new season will begin, school will be out, and the young ones will have more free time than they know what to do with. As a loving parent, you may already see the pros and cons of this change. So, if you are looking for...

Published:Wednesday | June 12, 2024 | 12:14 PMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The proclamation of ‘two hearts meant to be’ mirrors the union of Anya-Jean Phillips and Calvin Wilson. With plot twists of missed opportunities, a sister inadvertently acting as a matchmaker, and online romance, their journey of fellowship, melody...

Published:Saturday | June 8, 2024 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Torquato Tasso once said, “True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.” What if you’re looking in the wrong places or seeking the wrong attributes for the ideal mate? That’s where the professionals come in...

Published:Thursday | June 6, 2024 | 11:44 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

For many, travelling is an opportunity to unleash your inner adventure seeker. But, it also provides a taste of those magical munching moments. On her journey around the world, Nanda Dukharan was pleasantly surprised by a savoury stop she made in...

Published:Saturday | June 1, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Shantell Hill-Afonso took her first solo trip at the tender age of 13. No longer a little girl, but not yet a woman, the teen was fascinated by the cultural differences and has never looked back. Today, she shares insights into her dream adventure...

Published:Friday | May 31, 2024 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Annakay Williams started in beauty before transitioning to fashion. She created quite a trend with her stylish leather belts that she decided to take that luxury a step further. These days, Williams is doing the design rounds with gorgeous...

Published:Thursday | May 30, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

What do Ethiopia, France, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, and Jamaica have in common? They are home to some of the greatest coffee known to man. Blending beyond borders through a global exchange of flavours, local bean-to-cup connoisseur Cafe Blue...

Published:Wednesday | May 29, 2024 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Shauna Richardson is no stranger to fitness. A gym enthusiast, she explained that she had been exercising for quite some time, maintaining an active lifestyle with the help of a trainer alongside her co-worker. However, things took an unexpected...

Published:Tuesday | May 28, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Kamarie Price and Javaede Bent could never have imagined finding love at work. What began as mere colleagues interacting soon blossomed into a beautiful friendship rooted in admiration, respect, understanding, quality time, and support. Before they...

Published:Friday | May 24, 2024 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Have you ever heard of the phrase ‘Wol’ a Vibes’ or have practised what it suggests? The term is synonymous with the pure act of meditation and relaxation. Mental health advocate Renescia Brissett hopes that she is able to help others achieve...

Published:Thursday | May 23, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was a little sweeter over the weekend as attendees feasted their eyes on the gateau mastery placed before them. Celebrating the year of new beginnings, the Sweetart Bake Expo ‘eight’ for the grand occasion, leaving no...

Published:Saturday | May 18, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Dedication, determination, inspiration and love. Behind many success stories are mothers who sacrifice everything to make their little ones’ dreams a reality. There’s no denying the power, beauty, and heroism of a mother’s love. To honour their...

Published:Tuesday | May 14, 2024 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

If Owen Pryce didn’t believe in destiny beforehand, he certainly did the moment he crossed paths with the angelic beauty better known as Dannieth Powell. He explained that God played a pivotal role in their union, adding that he was more than happy...

Published:Saturday | May 11, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When you think about sprucing up your home, areas like the living room, kitchen and bedroom usually come to mind. But what about the lavatory? The restroom, as the name suggests, is a sanctuary for relaxation. Functioning as a powder room for the...

Published:Thursday | May 9, 2024 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Specially invited guests were in a celebratory mood last week for the official launch of Spur Tree Spices’ new product lines, when they received an unexpected visitor during the official proceedings. Eyes glared as the room shook to alarming...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2024 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

On Valentine’s Day, the day that was designed to celebrate love, Odette Nelson came face-to-face with tragic circumstances. She describes the details of that devastating day that later led to her diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease. “I was at...

Published:Tuesday | May 7, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Daniela Blake was on Facebook minding her own business when one day, she received a friend request from a handsome stranger. She didn’t click ‘accept’ right away. Instead, she chose to do so on Sunday, March 28, 2021, and was met with an instant...

Published:Saturday | May 4, 2024 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

There was an air of regal beauty and elevated grandeur in the Rocksteady Ballroom of the AC Hotel as mesmerising couture rocked the runway for the highly anticipated event, Spring into Fashion. Hosted by The Canadian Women’s Club of Jamaica, the...

Published:Thursday | May 2, 2024 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It is true when they say one can never get enough of being in the great outdoors, especially when you’re reconnecting with nature in Jamaica. Basking in the bliss of the island sun while enjoying the fresh air is breathtaking enough, what happens...

Published:Tuesday | April 30, 2024 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Circa 2012, Chadrick Cooke’s company was conducting a motivational exercise when he saw a fresh face gracing another team. Entranced by her radiant beauty, the newcomer introduced herself to everyone as Meisha Reid. Taking a moment to admire her...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When flavour enters the chat, there is one place that remains synonymous with natural spices and authentic flavour and it’s Portland. Since calling the parish his home in 2006, Chef Bobby Walker has dedicated over three decades to the culinary...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

As a seasoned athlete, Carlington Sinclair went from playing football to doing field events like javelin, shot put and discus at the championship level. After receiving a scholarship to attend the University for Technology (UTech), he studied...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Say what you will about dating apps, but the undeniable proof lies in the love story of Matthew Ferguson and Annique Hamilton. On February 28, the happy couple exchanged vows, basking in matrimonial bliss, laughter and unity. Who knew that when...

Published:Saturday | April 13, 2024 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Familiar with the concept of locals visiting the United States, Canada and United Kingdom, Onya Tinglin decided to set her sights on exploring other cultures in her late 20s. The intrigue of this new discovery resulted in the birth of her new...

Published:Thursday | April 11, 2024 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

With the words, “Yuh a di rice, we a di peas” running across the beautiful structure of the new Island Grill in Spanish Town, you could already tell that specially invited guests were in for a delightful treat beyond the restaurant doors. Once the...

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