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Sustainable development is a concept that has been getting a lot of attention over the past few decades, and while a full definition is still developing, there is a general understanding of what this entails.Though loosely defined, sustainable...

Busy on the campaign trail, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will miss this week's CARICOM Heads of Govern-ment 27th Inter-Sessional Meeting in Placencia, Belize.Instead, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade A.J. Nicholson will lead the...

Faced with widespread criticisms, the People's National Party (PNP) yesterday hinted that it could change its stance of participation in the national political debates.Yesterday, the Jamaica Debates Commission indicated that it was "encouraged" by...

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites is urging teachers not to beat students who fail to do their homework or give wrong answers to questions asked in class.But Thwaites has made it...

The inability of some principals to properly manage human resources (HR) in their schools is being highlighted as one of the many reasons for the poor performance of students in these institutions.Many experts have been urging principals to treat...

We need to find God, and He cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able...

Mandeville, Manchester:Growing up in humble beginnings in Brown's Town, St Ann, Sherica Green made no joke about an opportunity her mother gave her and the requisite motivation she received to delve into her academic pursuits.It was as a result of...

Our memories of the ocean will linger on long after our footprints have faded. - UnknownWhen was the last time you gathered your family and made a trip to the beach whether nearby or out of town?No special occasion, just acting on a need to be...

There is something about youthful unadulterated love that melts even the hardest of hearts. It simply cannot go unnoticed and if you are not already experiencing it, it is a feeling yearned for.Twenty-six-year-old Alphanscena Wright-Henry and 25-...

Forty days and Forty Nights, was the length of time Jesus was said to fast for. The period now known as Lent began on Ash Wednesday and will end on Good Friday in April.In celebration of this Lenten period, Christians all around make promises to...
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