Fri | Oct 18, 2019

Art & Leisure

“The saying goes,” said Manuel López, second secretary at the Embassy of Mexico to Jamaica “if a bridge was built by the silver that has been mined in Guanajuato, it will stretch till Spain.” This is a saying. Whether such a feat could be...

Book: Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican Connections 1782-1996 Author: Erna Brodber Critic: Glenville Ashby, PhD Erna Brodber’s ‘Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation’ bridges the historical...

Markland McFarlane, a former Youth Reaching Youth (YRY) graduate, says he will definitely be attending Sour Grapes’, the fund raising play being put on by the Swallowfield Chapel educational outreach on October 18, 2019. Markland is one of over...

Somewhere along my life’s journey, I came across the saying “it’s never too late to be who you might have been”. It quietly resonated with me while I worked a series of entry to mid-level jobs in Antigua and Barbuda’s offshore financial sector. It...

Since 2018, the Government of Jamaica, through the National Science Programme, has implemented a microscience pilot programme in primary and secondary schools to improve student performance in the sciences. This pilot is aimed at exposing current...

He is unequivocally the most famous Indian to walk on this planet - his signature toothless smile, gleaming eyes peeping from the circular, metal-rimmed round glasses, white loincloth and a shawl draped over his lean frame, made from hand-spun...

Author: Alex Wheatle Book: Home Girl Critic: Glenville Ashby, PhD Alex Wheatle’s Home Girl is a tale of abandonment, abuse, and distrust. Adults fail their children, leaving psychic scars that run deep. From the unrestrained tongue of a 14-year-...

On September 18, Dr Merrit Henry launched her book Exploring Careers – Guidelines for Career Decision-Making at the University of Technology, Jamaica. The objective for writing this book, Henry said, was to assist students to get a holistic and...

Washed Off That raging fire, fierce than the ocean’s desire. That raging fire, That erupts not from the sky but something higher. My blood wasn’t enough to crumble it, I enraged and enraged and killed a bit. Misused my soul, Heart black as...
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