Ruel Reid resigns

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has resigned.Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the disclosure this morning adding that he met with Reid regarding certain allegations in the public domain. Read more

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Sagicor 2019 Corporate Awards: Live on Broadway
As far as employee recognition events go the rubric is rather simple — good food, open bar, some sort of entertainment and lusty applause for your team members. However, leave it to Sagicor to shun anything staid and embrace a theme that would get attendees excited. On March 12...... Read More

SO Gardening — Your Vegetable PATCH
Growing your own vegetables is one of those activities that balances practicality and indulgence. In addition to the convenience of having the fixings for a salad or light supper right outside your door, but when you grow your own vegetables, you're getting the most nutritional bang for...... Read More

Female Entrepreneurs Take The Digital Dive
Recently, some 4,000 strangers from around the world converged at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. But why were they there? Funnel Hacking Live (FHL). The conference is akin to Comic-Con for Internet marketers. These “funnel...... Read More

Ready, Set, Emerge!

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Oprah often speaks of “aha” moments — those instances when everything makes perfectly good sense. It's one thing speaking about them, however, but to experience them occuring one after the other in a roomful of people is powerful. This was the scene at the inaugural... Read More

Cocktails With… Georgia Rose

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Georgia Rose holds a master's degree in Clinical Psychology and has been practising for over 15 years. She's the older child for her mother and the youngest for her father, a mother of three (one girl, two boys), an educator, and a mental health specialist. Naturally, she's a leader. The... Read More

Creative Gardening Design Ideas for 2019

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

With the most suitable plants and accessories, you can easily obtain a relaxing atmosphere. Your gardening adventure can be fun whether you opt to do it yourself or hire a landscape architect. Water fountains, small trees, pathways, and colourful flowers are just some of the elements... Read More

My Kingston — Shameik Moore

Sunday, March, 10 2019    

Your Jamaican roots come via...My parents Sharon Watson Moore and Errol Moore. Where in Jamaica are they from?My dad's family is from Kingston and my mom's family is from St Mary.  Read More

An Insider's Guide Carnival Guide Carnival Guide

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Ahead of the big, bad party SO offers a primer for the uninitiated.What is the historical reference for Carnival? Read More

On di Road with Moko Somõkõw

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Trinidad Carnival habitués from The Rock are now settled in the twin-island republic for the annual celebration. c ome Tuesday, the streets of Port of Spain will be blanketed with muscular frames and lithe bodies of revellers who have spent months in... Read More

Cocktails With — Jeanie Grant

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Jeanie Grant is the bar manager at Pagan Idol tiki bar in San Francisco and the 2018 Tikitender champion. She won the competition using a secret weapon — Rum Fire overproof rum. Her prize included a trip to Jamaica and she took her first trip to The Rock last month. During her... Read More

Spider-Man's Rock Roots

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

Guess what! Twenty-three-year-old American actor and rapper Shameik Moore, more popularly recognised for his role as Curtis “Shaolin Fantastic” in the Netflix hit The Get Down and who was... Read More

My Kingston Nicholas Feris — Sunday, March 3

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

DR NICHOLAS FERISPharmacist & North American Importer of Rum Fire When did you first visit Kingston?July 2016.  Read More

An Emotional Farewell

Sunday, March, 3 2019    

SO contributor Jordan Anderson reports from the Fendi show at Milan Fashion Week where Karl Lagerfeld's final collection was revealed... Read More

Vintage Shopping in Milan

Sunday, February, 24 2019    

The city of Milan is known for both its haute couture and haute lifestyle. Little surprise, really, considering it's home to luxury brands like Armani, Prada, and Versace. Indeed, a stroll along the luxury avenue of Montenapoleone, which stays abuzz all year round with affluent shopping... Read More


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