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"We should not forget the sacrifices made the by brave men in the World Wars," said Major (Retd.) Johanna Lewin. Somewhere in the vast expanse of serene blue skies, in an era before dependency on artificial intelligence, human instincts ruled the...

Heroes Day always gets me thinking about our past and present and how interlinked they are. There are present-day heroes, but somehow I keep going back to our ancestors and thinking that many of them were unsung heroes, and as a poet, I believe in...

Bernice L. McFadden's Praise Songs for the Butterflies weaves through the steely web of human existence where traditions collide with modernity, secularism with spiritism, and the sacred with the profane.McFadden's driving campaign to shed light on...

With the start of the new school year, the British Council resumed its Core Skills Training Workshops, with a focus on advanced training in student leadership. The teacher-training workshops are aimed at enabling students to lead in a range of...

All students need to experience the world of work, particularly work of the future, long before they leave school, according to a new report.The latest Mitchell Institute report, Connecting the Worlds of Learning and Work, says that collaborating...

Book: The Ice Migration Author: Jacqueline Crooks Critic: Glenville Ashby, PhD Novelist Jacqueline Crooks stares down the prayerful optimist in The Ice Migration. And blink she doesn't.In this literary marvel, life is plagued by harsh relentless forces...

No author in contemporary times more wilfully damaged his reputation with cantankerous observations as did VS Naipaul. He had extreme and contrarian opinions on the big issues of the day, from colonialism to Islam and the travesties of nationalism in...

Jamaica Land; Music PeopleSound systems are in our birth canalsLoving hard is in our brainsRiddim beats in our DNASo we know, Stone Love is in our veinsIt's impossible to be a JamaicanAnd not have music in your bloodWe are all the offspring of...

West Kingston Power Partners (WKPP), on Thursday, September 20, launched WKPP's inaugural Energy Debating Competition.Under the theme 'Young Minds Powering Jamaica's Energy Future', JEP's affiliate provided students, teachers, sponsors, and other...
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