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Stories by Amitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:25 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

Beyond the realms of popular culture, myths, fables, and perceived notions, customs, practices, and traditions that have their genesis in ancient civilisations, have deep rooted meanings, which personify and are key identifiers of a country or...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:26 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

Erin McKoy wears her home on her ring. The distinct map of Texas is more than an adornment. It is being grounded in her roots and is a constant reminder that coming from Sherman, a city of 40,000 ‘somewhere there’ in the United States’ second-...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:40 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

“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...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:23 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

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...

Published:Sunday | July 14, 2019 | 12:22 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

“You are going to Japan at a very historic time,” said Hiromasa Yamazaki, ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, to the 23 JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme cohort members on July 11 at his residence in Kingston. “It is the dawn of the new...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:12 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

The complexities of the human brain are best known only to the creator – the metaphysical being that’s omnipresent, omniscient and omnipotent. As humans we tend to, with our limited knowledge base, perceive things at their face value, and most...

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