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Stories by Shanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2024 | 12:10 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

For Precilla Reijke and Rainel Woerdings, family is everything. Being a part of each other’s lives for the past 30 years, the pair have lived through births, loss and a myriad of major milestones. Now the pair are taking on another challenge:...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2024 | 12:11 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Amid the dread of the current real estate blackhole that young Jamaicans are attempting to manoeuvre, Duane Marzouca Equipment Co Limited is positioning themselves as a port in the storm for protective new home owners. Through partnership with an...

Published:Sunday | May 12, 2024 | 12:08 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

In 1999, Nichole Lobban won an award at her high school graduation for being the most well-rounded student. Since then, her whole life has been dedicated to achieving excellence through balance. Rising through the ranks as assistant vice-president...

Published:Sunday | May 5, 2024 | 12:08 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

After seven years in the space, Johnny’s Live Comedy Bar celebrated their season finale with an ode to grooming young talent. The show, held at their Dunrobin Avenue home on Tuesday, said veteran comedian Christopher ‘Johnny’ Daley invited local...

Published:Sunday | April 28, 2024 | 12:08 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Mayra Vivacqua is Mastercard’s cluster lead for the Caribbean. Though the financial powerhouse has found herself in a male-dominated sector, she has been traversing it with style and grace. Explaining her function at the multinational corporation...

Published:Sunday | March 17, 2024 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Veteran sprinter Asafa Powell said he is grateful to receive the Superstar Award presented by The Elite Weekend’s Bleu...

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2024 | 12:08 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Janice Lee has been working in corporate Jamaica for over 30 years. Born and raised a stone’s throw away from her current place of employment on Spanish Town Road, Lee’s ambitions were never to become a corporate giant. Led by her Christian faith...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2024 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

In the year of our Lord 2023, fashion had a moment in the sun quite unlike any other. With the world seemingly recovered in most ways from the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the return of runways, concerts and red carpets. Taking a look back at the...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2023 | 12:09 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Onari Cowan started paving his own path as one of Jamaica’s fastest-growing food influencers. Unbeknownst to the public, however, Cowan was simultaneously building an interest in woodwork that would soon...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2023 | 2:18 PMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Having completed her voyage to Antarctica, Jamaica-born globetrotter Renee James is holding it as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. “It was amazing,” she began, “I would say some of the things I was most taken aback by was the size of everything,...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2023 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Having completed her voyage to Antarctica, Jamaica-born globetrotter, Renee James, is holding it as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. “It was amazing. I would say some of the things I was most taken aback by was the size of everything, just the...

Published:Sunday | December 10, 2023 | 12:07 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Over the past year, Jackie Jacqueline Jackson has made significant strides in promoting and investing in the film, animation, and music sectors as the film commissioner. With her stellar reputation and 15 years of experience in the industry,...

Published:Sunday | December 3, 2023 | 12:10 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Justine Isaacs is often classified as a walking ray of sunshine. She is as bubbly as she is short, and her beauty and brains have set her on a path of success in broadcasting, marketing and entrepreneurship. However, unknown to most, Isaacs has a...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2023 | 12:12 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Dr Kesha Christie describes herself as a poor country girl. From humble beginnings in Stony Hill, St Andrew, she reflects on her early life as a testament to her unwavering determination. “At a young age, I had that drive to succeed because I didn’...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2023 | 12:08 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

On the night of his 79th birthday, Peter Tosh’s memory was commemorated with family, friends and admirers for the grand reopening of the legend’s museum at the Pulse Centre on Trafalgar Road in New Kingston. Closing amid the pandemic in 2020, the...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2023 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Over the years, the brand Bresheh has created an identity that is synonymous with corporate class and purpose-driven style through their now iconic line of vegan leather bags. Continuing their mission with a community driven outreach this October,...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2023 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Jamaicans are known internationally for their fierce creativity and innovation. Often being inspired by muses close to home, many locals breathe new life into ancient practices using their surroundings. For Jackie ‘Amba’ Cohen-Hope, however, her...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2023 | 12:09 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Though raised in a small town, St Elizabeth native, Renee James, is expanding her horizons as a global citizen. In her 36 years, James has travelled to around 73 countries. Looking back at her childhood, she told The Sunday Gleaner that her bi...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2023 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

After last year’s historic win marking his transition from playwright to filmmaker, Joel Miller is doubling down as the only two-time winner of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission FiWi Short Film Competition. Miller’s victory was announced...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2023 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

During the pandemic, the endless stream of lockdowns had most people flocking to online forms of entertainment, like popular social media site TikTok. One of the many enthralled in this trance was St Vincent film-maker Tolga Akcayli. On what seemed...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2023 | 12:06 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Now two months after the latest public spectacle surrounding the ‘badword law’, Jamaica has seemingly returned to business as usual. Under section 9C of the Towns and Communities Act of 1843, it is illegal for any person to use any profane,...

Published:Tuesday | August 29, 2023 | 11:44 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

After being dubbed the richest Jamaican woman alive, international billionaire Dr Trisha Bailey is sharing the secrets to her success in her book, Unbroken: The Triumphant Story of a Woman’s Journey. “How I came about writing the book is through...

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2023 | 12:11 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Dr Wilton McDonald II has always had a strong interest in history. Initially disappointed by the lack of information about his own family history on his father’s side and only teased by the sprinklings of information his mother’s family offered,...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2023 | 12:08 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Recalling a day that held mixed emotions for her, Abbott Elementary star Sheryl Lee Ralph says July 12 was one of her best and worst days. Sitting with The Sunday Gleaner, the Jamaican-American actress recalled the moment she found out she had...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2023 | 12:08 AMShanel Lemmie - Staff Reporter

Joining the fight to rehabilitate the capital city, Tribe Nine Studios has moved its atelier to downtown Kingston. At the launch of the new space, founder and creative director of the local fashion house, Troy-Oraine Williamson, told The Sunday...

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