Category: Culture & Society

CDB & PAHO Support Mental Health

CDB & PAHO Support Mental Health

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Jamaica Gleaner would like your opinion on The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO)’s agreement to enhance capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in disaster management in the Caribbean. CDB’s Vice-President (Operations)  Monica La Bennett said, “Despite the high vulnerability of the Region to these types of events, […]

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A Gentleman’s Ambition

A Gentleman’s Ambition

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

My guest on The Dolor Factor on Colourful Radio this week is entrepreneur Jourdon Ferdinand. A Computer Information Systems graduate from New Orleans, Jourdon founded menswear and motivational development brand Gentleman’s Ambition in 2014. Jourdan built his brand upon the pillars of respect, etiquette and ambition. By promoting positive aspects of a gentleman, he aims […]

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Name That Voice 39

Name That Voice 39

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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GAIL MOANEY RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS PR AWARD

GAIL MOANEY RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS PR AWARD

| June 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: New Jersey (June 9, 2018) One of the hospitality industry’s preeminent leaders in marketing and public relations was hailed this week for her service to the sector.   Gail Moaney, APR, received the Marcella Martinez award in memory of the meritorious and productive life of the late Caribbean public relations professional and diplomat. […]

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Herby Flavours

Herby Flavours

| June 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Summertime, when my children were on holidays I took pride in growing a herb garden. At first, I didn’t know what the herbs were, I’d just pick them and throw them into gravies, but if used as they’re meant to, they can make distinctive differences. Chives not only do well in salads but they’re great […]

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Economies ‘’built on sand’’ Part B

Economies ‘’built on sand’’ Part B

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Countries that depend upon a single product and a single market for their economic existence put all their eggs into a single basket. When that basket takes a hit deep recession and depression are the result One product cultures- countries that depend on a single commodity or product for their economic existence- generate a visionless […]

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Father’s Hair

Father’s Hair

| June 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Fathers Day soon approaching, what about getting Dad a gift that he’ll use every day? D R Harris has designed this four-piece gift set with the modern gent in mind. The set includes a razor with a Mach 3 blade, a chrome lathering bowl and a hanging brush stand. Made from premium, sustainably sourced badger […]

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Name That Voice 38

Name That Voice 38

| June 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Delia invites you to guess the name of the voice you hear in Name That Voice! It could be someone recently in the news, a celebrity, even a cartoon character. The names of everyone who supplied the correct answer will be noted and Delia will periodically select someone to experience something with her…Are you game? […]

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Train Light

Train Light

| June 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

When I pack, and I often do, I always hesitate when it comes to taking my trainers. Why? Because I always feel that they are heavy and I am constantly worrying that my luggage will be overweight. I have now mastered it, or so I thought, using my Sketchers, but along came these three choices […]

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Avocado Heaven

Avocado Heaven

| June 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the Caribbean we love to simply pick our avocado pear, slice it, peel it, and sometimes we like to throw a dash of salt, black pepper, lemon or Olive oil on it! But as we travel we see avocado used in so many different ways especially when making guacamole. We can pick up from […]

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