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The revelation that there is high demand in the marketplace for graduates of the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI) and the Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts is an indication of the role creative-mindedness and innovation are playing...

As a graduate of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, I was moved to write a letter to The Gleaner in response to your front-page article 'Top of the Class' dated April 15, 2015, especially in...

A road ran through it and two 'train lines', one that carried cane to the factory and another that carried the mail and passengers to Port-of-Spain and San Fernando, still the two largest cities in Trinidad. This was the village of Carapichaima in...

There is a limit on how far an individual from a certain social class and educational background can go in this society. The system is designed to maintain an order that holds some groups of people back for the benefit of some. Ever so often, many...

Barack Obama might not have come bearing gifts, but he did leave Jamaica something of significant value: a platform from which to accelerate and expand a push for foreign investment. But the opportunity has to be grasped in a hurry, before the wake...

Anthony Hylton's stewardship of the industry portfolio is abysmal. He has not only failed to make any meaningful headway and deliver on key projects since assuming...

My best friends are old people. Not people older than me necessarily. Just old people. I love nothing more than to sit with veterans and hear them tell a story about some glorious aspect of this country's past, recounting details, name-dropping...

We find it hard to mount a credible argument against the cynics. The weight of history and hard evidence are on their side.So, with Barack Obama having left Jamaica, the crab vendors are back at the roadside across from National Heroes Park, and...

Isn't it just the most annoying thing when you turn on the television and there's no sound? When there's a programme you really want to catch but the audio has chipped out and all you can see are mouths moving? You can't get any context and you are...
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