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Pauleen Reid (left), principal of Knockalva Polytechnic College, shares with Ruth Chisholm (right), country programme director with the Advance Programme, plans her institution has for the agroprocessing learning lab.

The agro-processing learning lab at the Knockalva Polytechnic College in Ramble, Hanover, was officially opened recently. The lab will help prepare students for agro-processing and the wider world of agribusiness, while providing greater access to...
Nicola-Kaye Barnett is enjoying the burn during the Heineken HIIT workout.

Heineken launched their new, premium, non-alcoholic, low-calorie drink, Heineken 0.0, at the HIIT Factory by Express Fitness with a two-day HIIT experience session last Thursday and Friday. With high-energy music played by ZJ Chrome and DJ Franco,...
Members of the newly-formed VM Chorale perform ‘My Help’.

The Victoria Mutual (VM) Group created a buzz in the virtual space over the Easter weekend with Overcome. The gospel concert, live-streamed on Easter Sunday on the company’s YouTube and Facebook pages, featured a motivational keynote presentation...

Three lucky Sagicor Bank Jamaica clients walked away with luxurious staycations at the all-inclusive Secrets Wild Orchid Resort in Montego Bay recently, when the bank announced winners of its credit card promotion, which ended in January. Vanacia...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, there has never been a more pressing need for organisations to rethink and reconfigure their businesses for a changed world. Amid these changes and challenges, Scotiabank Jamaica has renewed its...

For generations, the African proverb ‘Each one teach one’ has helped us pass on knowledge. Today it fulfils much of the same purpose, and though the lessons may differ, the intent is the same: people taking the time to teach their skills to others...

With experience comes wisdom. The women we spoke to had so much to impart, from their advice to the next generation, to the importance of sending the elevator back down when you reach to the top. This is your Tuesday dose of Something Extra....

WESTERN BUREAU: Their aim was to build a trusted, curated, cross-category brand that customers could rely on, reducing the decision paralysis that many ‘pet parents’ experience, particularly during online shopping. Today, Jamaican Minali Chandiram...

Oscar Wilde once said, “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” We asked women to share the best piece of advice they’ve received from other women. The result – adages that served to guide the...

Our children are the future, and the lessons we instil in them will impact the world for generations. Something Extra asked five women to share the most important lessons they’ve taught their daughter or son. These are their responses. Nayana...
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