Twenty years in the life of any organisation is a big deal, but even though Ian Randle Publishers (IRP) observed that milestone this year, its founder is in no rush to bring out the champagne.
Last Monday afternoon Ambassador Evadney Coye, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, briefly mulled how to get 20 copies of So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets From the First 10 Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival out to Jamaica's diplomatic missions worldwide.
The winners of the Super Plus Under-40 Artist of the Year competition 2011 are O'Neil Lawrence (jury prize) and Duane Bennett (public prize).
HE WAS praised by 'Mr Nasty' himself for doing something positive with his life. But Simon Cowell's warm words are ringing a little hollow after 18-year-old Reece Davis-James was arrested for stealing a £150 stereo during the recent UK riots.
The following is another in our series of articles from the Jamaica China Friendship Association.