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Sunday, October 22, 2017

A Volunteering Holiday

BY MICCA VANVIELD As the holiday season draws near we start to place giving at the forefront of our minds. We start to think about...

DISCOVER KINGSTON – Experience the Heartbeat of Jamaica

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  The initial response when I told my friends and family that I was headed to Kingston, Jamaica were reactions of well wishes,...

Pamper Yourself with a Spa Holiday

BY MICCA VANVIELD  A spa holiday has proven to many as being an indulgence in many different ways. It allows you to enhance your spiritual...

Consider Getting the Best Deal

BY MICCA VANVIELD  The summer is almost over. It’s back to school for the kids and for most parents your thinking “OMG, I have to...

A Little Bit of Music

BY MICCA VANVIELD  I've recently had an opportunity to take a well-deserved vacation and not include any work. We are all guilty of it. We...

Four Countries in Nine Days

BY MICCA VANVIELD  Have you ever thought about just being totally adventurous when it comes to travelling? Wanting to visit a particular place so bad...

What to do while on Vacation

BY MICCA VANVIELD When you think vacation you generally think sun, sand, unlimited meals and cocktails. Many think rest and relaxation because all they really...

A Dramatic Tropical Rescue— Based on a true story

By Olivia Boodram Imagine this: You are deep in the jungles of Malaysia, when you’re suddenly gripped by nausea. You start sweating profusely, and it’s...

What if Your Trip is Cancelled?

By Olivia Boodram We have seen record temperatures dip below the freezing mark more times in the last 30 days than we have seen in...

TRAVEL: I Don’t Need Travel Insurance

By Olivia Boodram June 4th, 2014 Edition “It sounds like a good idea, but I don’t need it” often said when considering emergency health protection for...

Community News

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...

A Brand Of African Inspired Print Skirts For All Women And Girls

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  In a society where Eurocentric fashion styles and brands have predominated the mainstream, one fashion designer has taken on the task of...

SmartTerm Essay Competition for Caribbean Schools

BY: LEANNE BENN When it comes to the education systems in many Caribbean islands, there is one factor that may be common in most public...

From Toronto to Dominica with Love

BY: LEANNE BENN Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much. Those are the words of the local Kaisoca ladies...

JN Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Fund

With all of the recent devastation that has swept through the Caribbean, businesses are rallying together to aid in relief efforts to the islands....