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Diagnoses of mental disorders and drug prescriptions among school-age children have sky rocketed over the last two decades. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 20 per cent of children experience mental disorders – such as depression,...

The 15 stories in Christine Barrow’s Black Dogs and the Colour Yellow have varying themes, characters, and dilemmas. For the most part, they are set in Barbados, Barrow’s adopted country for almost 50 years. In the first story, ‘Panama Man’, we...

Book: ‘Another Mother’ by Ross Kenneth Urken “Meaningful figures are mere silhouettes. But suddenly, at some point after the persons left us, we want the truth,” Ross K. Urken Ross Kenneth Urken’s Another Mother is a relentless search for...

In September 1999, an idea was brought to life by Dr Ronald Robinson that would transform university access in Jamaica, increasing the speed at which high-school students matriculated and improving the numbers of those who qualified for entry....

Cumberland High School was plagued by some serious challenges in previous years – lateness, irregular attendance, possession of weapons, uniform irregularities, gang-like behaviour, gambling, extortion, frequent fights, absence from class, and...

Inspiring music from 60 instruments filled Ellerslie Pen in Spanish Town, home of Food For The Poor (FFP) Jamaica, on August 21, when graduates from the annual Food For The Poor Summer Band Camp displayed their musical skills before proud relatives...

A trip to Europe for film training and key filming equipment is on offer for young, amateur and aspiring Jamaican filmmakers being encouraged to participate in the European Union (EU) in Jamaica Short Film Competition. The project was launched on...

Celebration of Gleaner 185 Cum yah mi fren, mek mi and yu talk Yu nu hear wah a gwan down a Sir William Grant Park Downtown a go buzz like a beehive Nuh Gleaner Company a celebrate 100 and 85, Dem have banner wid dem slogan big and bold ‘...

This phenomenon is from the world of make-believe, encased in fables, special effects, action, intrigue, and certainly a product of the flight of human imagination that has not known any boundaries or been conformed by any pre-defined and set...
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