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Stories by Paul Williams

Published:Sunday | August 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

In Rasta: A Soul's Journey, Donisha Prendergast travels around the world to find out what it means to be Rastafari, to come to terms with her own identity as a Rastawoman. Some of the things she found brought her to tears, exposing her vulnerability...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

Great Huts Resort Paradise on the Edge, located atop cliffs overlooking Boston Bay in Portland, is a small, eco-friendly, Afrocentric retreat resort that is big on the arts.It has an arts programme that engages visitors and locals alike. One such...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

One month before Robert Dwayne Morrison was born, on November 18, 1967, his father died. He spent the first years of his life with his mother and grandmother in Bethel Town, St Ann.In the summer of 1975,...

Published:Tuesday | May 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

Viola McLean-Brissett was truly a western Jamaica woman. She was born in Balaclava, St Elizabeth, and moved to live with her then husband-to-be Vivian Brissett of Warsop, Trelawny. She settled...

Published:Saturday | March 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

On November 21 and 22, last year, the Franciscan Ministries, under the distinguished patronage of Christopher Issa, chairman of Spanish Court Hotel, presented Classical Harmony, featuring the Immaculate Conception High School Symphony Orchestra,...

Published:Thursday | January 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

  Up to a few weeks ago, the old Jewish cemetery at White Church Street in Spanish Town, St Catherine was covered with dirt and other debris. One section was a garbage dump, where fires were lit. A marble headstone, in excellent condition,...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

He's known in the Kumina community as Cha Cha Ben, the dramatic, animated slender man whose Kumina drumming dexterity is second to no other. To see Cha Cha Ben play is to get a lesson in Kumina drumming.At points he would briskly swipe his hand over...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

Located at Boston Bay, Portland, just five minutes from the Boston jerk centre, Great Huts Resort, Paradise on the Edge is an African-themed, eco-friendly retreat that has cliffs, a beach, a meadow and a jungle in which birds sing and chirp with...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

Two weeks ago, we wrote about the rise and the evolution of the American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in the United States. The information in the expose might have caused some amount of confusion, as some people are not aware there is a...

Published:Sunday | June 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

Traditionally, set-ups and the marking of the ninth-night were times to mourn, to reflect on the deceased's passing, and to support those who were left behind.But over the years set-ups and 'nine-nights' have evolved into mainly dancehall parties...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

WE ALL need food to survive, but it is widely felt that there are some types of food that kill. Perhaps over time. And those are the ones that one school of thought believes were nourished by synthetic fertilisers and those said to be genetically...

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) remains adamant that opposition to the proposed breakwater project in Long Bay Negril is founded on misconstrued information.Armed with Cabinet approval, NEPA is pushing on with the controversial...

Published:Saturday | March 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Williams

WATT TOWN, St Ann:IN HIS bright-red, epaulette suit, and pink-and-khaki layered turban, Jason Young walked around the hilltop Zion Headquarters and Jerusalem Schoolroom, located at Watt Town, St Ann.It was Wednesday, March 4, the day of the first...

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