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Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The vibrant colours of the Caribbean were on show inside the Pegasus ballroom last Thursday at Trafalgar Travel's annual awards presentation and Christmas luncheon.Airline partners and agents from the regional islands and across Jamaica were...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Ceaseless mingling, words of greatness and spouts of laughter. Those were some of the things that created an enthralling aura at the premiere of the Business Networking Signature Forum - Drink, Connect, Flow. Held recently at Opa Restaurant on the...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Last Saturday, the Hilton JFK hosted the highly anticipated COJO 24th Annual Scholarship Gala and Awards, inside their Victorian inspired executive ballroom. Numerous supporters attended the festive winter soiree, dressed in the elegant ball gowns...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

The Hanover Grange Villa at the Tryall Club was on metaphorical fire on Tuesday night, as renowned UK-based jazz vocalist Mica Paris wowed lovers of the music genre in what was her second charity concert performance in Jamaica.The fourth generation...

Published:Friday | December 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Good Life Global Tour is set to make its final stop tonight at the Courtleigh Hotel in New Kingston, and your personal growth is its focus.Hosted by Jamaica-born international award-winning entrepreneur Joan Good, the event, which will run until...

Published:Thursday | December 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Credit Union Fund Management Company (CUFMC) staged an exciting Christmas party aboard The Loose Cannon boat in the Kingston Harbour recently. Guests turned out in high fashion, ready for a night filled with fun, frolic and more. Here are the...

Published:Wednesday | December 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was a top class gala at the Hilton JFK hotel in New York last Saturday, for the Children of Jamaica Outreach Inc (COJO's) annual fundraising awards. COJO, a non-profit US-based organisation, has been making a difference in the...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Fascinators and fancy hats adorned the glitzy and glam A-listers who attended the most highly anticipated horse-racing event of the year, the Diamond Mile, over the weekend.In case you missed it, here are more shining social highlights off the...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1. How does a merchant make the decision to stock de-icing tools for a tropical country like Jamaica? Climate change is real, but we don't think we are likely to see icy conditions in a very long time.2. Persons using the drive-through facilities at...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The high drama that unfolded on the track at the 2018 Diamond Mile at Caymanas Park on Saturday was not the only thing that caught the interest of patrons who turned out for the grand occasion, as there was some attention-grabbing fashion that...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston will be transformed into red for World AIDS Day tomorrow in keeping with the Red Fashion Film Festival, to be held at the Courtleigh Auditorium, and the Red Garden Picnic Party on Sunday at Devon House.The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Mountain Peak (JMP) has launched its first loyalty card to give back to students who have been steadfast to the coffee brand over the years.The card will offer students and staff of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, an...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/Gleaner Writer

Christmas came early in Jamaica. For two days, Sunday, November 25 and Monday, November 26, when the Grand Jamaica Ballroom at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel was transformed into a grand pop-up market that sold only Jamaican-made items. Sponsored,...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was not just business as usual for the bigwigs at the launch of the UNODC Judicial Conduct and Ethics Training workshop. Recently held at the University of the West Indies Regional Headquarters, there was much laughter while they mingled and...

Published:Friday | November 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Fontana Pharmacy celebrates 50 years, and honoured long serving staff members at a recent Staff Awards dinner. It was a night of glitz and glamour, at the Hilton Rose Hall Hotel in Montego Bay. Here are the highlights.

Published:Thursday | November 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Spanish Court Worthington was recently transformed into an ocean of beauty as the fabulously chic came out in full support of the first staging of the Glamcon Health and Beauty Expo. Orchestrated by make-up artist and owner of Gaby Glam, Gabrielle...

Published:Wednesday | November 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Annual Prime Minister's Youth Awards for Excellence, held over the weekend on the lawns of Jamaica House, saw some outstanding individuals being recognised. Here are Extra highlights from the momentous occasion.

Published:Tuesday | November 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was all about fete and fashion at Xodus' recent Band Launch under the theme cosmopolitan: The World in One Band', as patrons were in full gear awaiting the introduction of their line of city-inspired costumes. Here are some of the social...

Published:Monday | November 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Grennell's Driving School hosted its eighth annual 'Road Safety 5K' at its head office, recently, to commemorate Road Safety Ambassador Falasha Fitz-Henley, who succumbed to injuries last year due to a motor...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams/ Gleaner Writer

In most parts of the world concrete dwellings are basically square or rectangular, but right here in Jamaica, Dwight Shirley of the Source Farm at Johns Town in St Thomas, is building houses whose main compartments are neither square nor rectangular...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Scores of art enthusiasts turned out at the Round Hill Resort in Hanover last Wednesday night to scout for paintings at the hotels weekly art exhibition, showcasing the work of feature artist, Montego Bay's Ras Natango.The self-taught artist, who is...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Greek musical interlude charged as warriors chiselled to perfection marked their 'wuk up' territory with a strong and steady march. This commanded the attention of all in attendance at the launch of Bacchanal Jamaica 2018.Dubbed 'Invictus: Conquer...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean sports marketer, publicist and columnist Tanya Lee, has launched her second book.Lee, who debuted her first book in January 2018, called The Winner Within: Lessons from Sports About Accomplishing Anything, has followed up this effort with...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Saturday, Davina Bennett, newly appointed Lifestyle and Wellness Ambassador of Wisynco Group Limited, in partnership with Wisynco ECO, hosted the first staging of the parish-wide Clarendon clean-up.The initiative was conceptualised by Davina...

Published:Friday | November 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Restaurant Week might be over, but the celebration doesn't have to be. Let's play 'Flashback Friday' and showcase the savoury indulgence at Cellar 8. Something Extra brings you the highlights.

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