Something Extra | Tuesday

Gleaner on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

The place to be on Sunday night was Cabana City Reserve. Held at Hope Gardens in St Andrew, patrons turned out in their absolute best and were immersed in a super premium event. Here are the social highlights.

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A new Jamaica is emerging

Observer on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Commentary -

This is the new day that the Lord has made and we who have been spared to see it, rejoice and are glad in it for we stand on the threshold of new possibilities and opportunities.As a country, we were able to accomplish much in 2018:* our economy continued its recovery and entered its growth phase;* we have established a flexible exchange rate and record low inflation;

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Rekindling Hope

Observer on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Commentary -

Fellow Jamaicans, at home and abroad, I greet you warmly and wish for you a bright, prosperous and Happy New Year.It does not seem like a year since we were ushering in 2018, but we cannot hold back the hands of time.

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Pledge to continued vigilance and moral courage

Observer on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Commentary -

As we say goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019, first of all we give thanks to God Almighty for his many blessings which have sustained us all during the past year.All of us should be grateful that Jamaica was spared any direct hit from hurricanes this past year.At another level, we can all rejoice in the historic achievement of the Reggae Girlz who have made it through to the Fifa World Cup in women’s football.

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Lawrence Lewis Lovin’

Observer on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Lifestyle -

“This is how you throw a wedding!” remarked a guest alighting a shuttle which brought guests to the Admiral’s Mountain Great House in Cooper’s Hill to witness medical doctor and Miss Jamaica World 2006 Sara Grace Lawrence wed Jamaica Defence Force military pilot Major Noel Auburndale Cuthbert Lewis on Saturday, December 29. Earthly intercession and divine intervention prevented a downpour, thus allowing the over 200 guests to witness the spectacular ceremony…

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Santa only visits big houses in Beverly Hills

Gleaner on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:With the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) suggesting that billions of dollars were in circulation during the festive season, I am still at a loss as to where all that money is. Certainly, the vendors and store owners did not see much of it as…

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Noise, noise, and more noise!

Gleaner on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, SirNoise, noise, noise, and more noise! Regardless of the time of the year, persons who choose to play music should have respect for their neighbours and other villagers. They should play music at a level that will not disturb others….

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Letter of the Day | Evaluate the tempers

Gleaner on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:Having learnt this past weekend of a shooting incident that occurred between two licensed firearm holders (a selector and a resident) which left one dead in Trelawny, one has to question the mindset and temperament of the persons…

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Women need to get wise

Gleaner on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir I am deeply saddened by the blatant, rampant killing of our women by their children’s fathers, husbands/spouses. It would seem that this murder-suicide has become a norm and is expected to occur every other week somewhere in the…

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In praise of Councillor Christopher Townsend

Gleaner on January 1st, 2019 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir As a resident for over 55 years in the constituency of West Central St Andrew, the last 20 of which have been represented in Parliament by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, I would like to use this medium to highlight a few things about…

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