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Art & Leisure

By 2026, employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 per cent over what it was in 2016. Jobs in these fields will require skills in cloud computing, big data collection and storage, information security and...

Fred Kennedy's Daddy Sharpe is a vividly searing narrative delivered in a punctilious and compelling style. It examines a period in history that screamed for humanity's attention; a time when reason stood on its head and mercy was cast aside. For...

Contrary to popular belief, embroidery is not an activity that is only employed by grandmothers to pass time by recreating pretty pictures.From time immemorial, societies have found innovative ways to record and transfer their knowledge and history...

"I'm energised by the passion on this campus," new principal of University of Toronto (U of T) Scarborough says.As Wisdom Tettey officially becomes vice-president and principal of the University of Toronto Scarborough, he's got a busy summer ahead...

Of the four C's that PEP students must demonstrate in order to excel - creativity, communication, critical thinking, collaboration - I like to think of critical thinking as the leader of the pack; we can't learn well without thinking well.Critical...

The history of Jamaica has been described as a rich and vibrant one, which speaks to experiences of hardships and prosperity; and the growth and determination of a people. Jamaica has seen many chapters in her history, one of the shortest but no...

Members of the 32nd batch of Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme were given farewell reception organised at the residence of Ambassador of Japan to Jamaica Hiromasa Yamazaki on Thursday, July 12, 2018. A total 35 JET participants are leaving...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming many human activities ranging from daily chores to highly sophisticated tasks. But unlike many other industries, the higher-education sector has yet to be really influenced by AI.Uber has disrupted the...

An Interview with Loretta Collins Klobah by Ann Margaret Lim - Part IIWe continue the interview with Loretta Collins Klobah, whose second book, Ricantations (Peepal Tree Press 2018), is a British Poetry Book Society summer recommendation and a great...

Effectively addressing mental health issues in the Caribbean is stymied by pervasive myopia and sparse economic resources. That communities and neighbourhoods are incubators for psychological problems should concern policymakers, researchers,...
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