Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

 

Porsche Makes Its Mark

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ATL Automotive Group decided to cordon off Barbados Avenue, New Kingston and transform it into a European-style  to host the grand opening of its Porsche showroom. While the night was calm and eventful with live entertainment and an open bar, the main attraction was the different Porsche models on display. Rather than expand their state-of-the-art showroom at Oxford Road which houses VW and Audi, ATL Automotive Group chose a new location for Porsche. “We chose Knutsford Boulevard to make a statement. I’ve said previously I consider Knutsford Boulevard to beRead More


Starbucks set to open its first Jamaican café

CHENGDU, SICHUAN PROVINCE, CHINA - 2015/09/13: Coffee cup on table in a Starbucks cafe.  Starbucks is streamlining the ordering process so customers are able to get that cup of coffee  faster than usual. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)

International coffee chain Starbucks has entered an agreement with Caribbean Coffee Traders Ltd to open its first café in Jamaica, in a move that is likely to shake up the existing local coffee shop market.Under the agreement, Caribbean Coffee Traders Ltd which is a consortium led by the Margaritaville Caribbean Group, will have exclusive rights to own and operate stores on the island, with the first store to be opened in Montego Bay. According to Starbuck’s website, the operation will be a joint venture between CEO of Margaritaville Caribbean Group,Read More


Nooks’s tears brings prayers

EMBATTLED singer George Nooks gave a well-received, gospel-laced performance at Musical Rhapsody held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Sunday.Nooks, 56, took the audience, comprising children, to church and had them in a “praise and worship-esque” singalong. His set included God Will Take Care You, Bridge Over Troubled Waters, When I Think About Jesus, and God Is Standing By. However, during his performance of Ride Out Your Storm, he broke down in tears. Unable to carry the song, his in-tune audience rose to their feet singing andRead More


Critics Growl At Pastor For ‘Blessing’ Pets In Church

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The rector of the Christ Church, Vineyard Town, Rev Sean Major-Campbell is facing a social media backlash for his decision to allow pets in his pews yesterday at a special service involving the Jamaica Veterinary Medical Association and the Jamaica Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Snakes, birds, turtles, dogs and other animals were sprinkled with holy water at the east Kingston-based Anglican church, as the controversial pastor sought to bless them. Views (45)