December 09, 2020
Christmas may be a global affair, but many classic Christmas carols are still decidedly not. In Jamaica, we don’t roast chestnuts on open fires or ride in open sleighs. And we definitely aren’t dreaming of a white Christmas. Lucky for us though, many of our composers have written songs...
November 26, 2020
The holiday season brings big expectations. But we suspect this year may be different. Covid-19 restrictions could dampen our spirits unless we resist. We say let’s go for a good mood. Let's spread that Christmas cheer and not the virus this season. Here are seven tips that we believe can...
November 12, 2020
The Kiwanis Club Division 23 East held a virtual mental health fair that focused on stress management during the pandemic. More than 100 youngsters from Kiwanis service leadership projects like Key Club and Circle K in the division or living at the Homestead Place of Safety attended sessions led by...
November 03, 2020
A Pandemic Salute goes out to Ding Dong. The entertainer donated several Kindle Fire tablets to children in his home community, Nannyville. The “Flairy” artist also enlisted the help of Grace Foods, who sponsored their prominent spokesman’s initiative and doubled his...
October 30, 2020
The pandemic has negatively impacted everyone, but women are particularly hard hit. From increased domestic abuse to job losses in a market where they are still catching up to men, women account for over half of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jamaica. And that’s just the unlucky minority....