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Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

They say third time's the charm and that may be true for the JN Heroes in Action Run/Walk that took place at the historic Falmouth Pier in Trelawny yesterday. The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt and the Usain Bolt Foundation were out in force...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

As the changing of the guards continues in the diplomatic circle, the Diplomatic Corps last week said goodbye to Cuban Ambassador to Jamaica Bernado Guanche. His friends and colleagues gathered at the Embassy of the Dominican Republic on Hope Road...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Jamaica Manufacturers' Association's (JMA) annual Awards Gala always provides a red carpet event of epic proportions. Their 49th that took place at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel last Saturday was no different.Many in attendance gave it their best...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Public relations guru Noel Mignott of The PM Group in the United States knows how to throw a party, and he is also the master of putting together the right mix of invitees.On Wednesday night, the former deputy director of tourism, who...

Published:Thursday | October 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Soca, oldies, dance hall and reggae beats permeated the air as DJ Kurt Riley took hundreds of Sagicor revellers to musical heights at last Friday's Glow Party at Jewel Grande Montego Bay. Here are the highlights. See full coverage in Sunday's...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A host of gorgeous gowns graced the red carpet at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel for the Jamaica Manufacturers Association's 49th annual awards. Today, we bring you the highlights.

Published:Tuesday | October 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM

With a roots, rock, reggae theme and headliner the legendary Freddie McGregor, on Saturday night, Couples Negril threw a fabulous do to celebrate the resort's 19th anniversary. Our cameras were there, and today, we bring you highlights from the city...

Published:Tuesday | October 10, 2017 | 12:00 AM

1. The frozen smile that you see on her face was put there by her surgeon. So when next you see her on the social scene, please cut her some slack even when she seems to be laughing at serious matters.2. Bankruptcy is not a popular topic in Jamaica...

Published:Monday | October 9, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Couples Swept Away in Negril celebrated its final year as a teenager on Friday with an anniversary party aptly themed 'Glitz and Glamour'. Guests and locals partied the night away under the Caribbean sky. Today, we bring you the highlights.

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson

The pouring rain could not stop 'soca stars' from coming out and shining bright in true 'wuk up' fashion at the highly anticipated event I Love Soca Jamaica.Last Saturday night, the outfield of Sabina Park came to life as 'Lucy' and 'Vagabonds'...

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Nescafe brought smiles to patrons of the popular Sunday afternoon escape - Devon House on Sunday as they commemorated International Coffee Day. The coffee brand used the East Lawns to showcase the range of coffee products, aptly paired with easy-to-...

Published:Friday | October 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

There is nothing quite like the strength of a woman. That was the dominant sentiment at the special convocation for the conferment of the Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, on former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.Held at Assembly Hall,...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:14 AM

Despite the rains, patrons enjoyed an afternoon of shopping, sipping, tasting and testing on Saturday, at the first-ever staging of Scotiabank's Shop 876 a unique shopping village experience, featuring 25 local SMEs.The east lawn at Devon house was...

Published:Wednesday | October 4, 2017 | 12:49 AM

Humans took to the sea in droves over the weekend for the annual Marlin Tournament in Montego Bay. Meanwhile, in the capital, it was a celebration of friendship with the US Embassy. Here are today’s highlights.

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

1. Who sets up a recording device beneath the matrimonial bed? Someone who doesn't trust his spouse maybe? Little did he know that the helper and driver were romping in their bed while they were out. The pair disappeared when confronted and have not...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It was a packed house at the Jamaica Pegasus as Reggae icon, Ernie Smith, celebrated 50 years in the music industry last Friday. The star studded anniversary concert featured performances from friends and family, that took music lovers down memory...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Today, we bring you a little SOMETHING EXTRA out of Canada. 'Cornwallians' in Canada, determined to make a difference in the lives of students at their alma mater, hosted a 40th anniversary gala on Saturday night to a full house at the Markham...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 2:00 PMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU: The recently refurbished Sandals Montego, staged a party that tour operators, travel agents, and tourism stakeholders will remember for years to come. On Monday night, the second day of JAPEX 2017, belonged to the all-inclusive...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson

The family event we all know and love is here again this year with high hopes of creating an even bigger splash for its 11th staging. Health, Home...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:Approximately 40 travel partners specialising in destination weddings were introduced to the exclusive one-of-a-kind bridal suite at Melia Braco in Trelawny last Saturday night.The suite, all of three rooms, in addition to a make-up...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

We end the week with a peek at corporate happenings. The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean, and the Arthur Guinness Project gave budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to 'scale up' at the third annual Made of More Entrepreneurs...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera

WESTERN BUREAU:With glitz and fanfare aplenty, Tuesday's official opening of Chukka Good Hope Adventure Park in Falmouth will long be remembered as a most fitting way to close the Jamaica Product Exchange (JAPEX) 2017.From the...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Love and romance flowed through the Second City over the weekend with the hosting of the Jamaica Bridal Expo, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Melia Braco in Trelawy continued the trend with the unveiling of their bridal suite, and on Sunday, it was time to work up a sweat at the ninth annual CUMI charity run

Published:Wednesday | September 27, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It was a party that will have guests talking for a while. Sandals Montego Bay threw open its doors, showing off its new lobby for day two of the JAPEX expo in the tourist capital on Monday, and we have the highlights for you. Enjoy!

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay's newest all-inclusive beachfront oasis brings 217 butler-appointed suites and stately villas to Jamaica's north coast, and The Gleaner was there to witness the opening of Jewel Grande on Sunday night. Here are the highlights.

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