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Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

Sean Hamilton is not your average artist. He is a farmer, taxi driver and a man of the soil. Hamilton is creating art in harmony with nature and its elements."Basically, they call me the artist," he said in an interview with The Gleaner's Multimedia...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Speaking OutShots oftentimes compete with silenceAs peace oftentimes competes with violenceOver a thousand murders per yearA scary stat to read, write, or hear.Seriously, a country where confidenceIs merely lack of confidenceWhere proper defence is...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AMLaura Butler

There are three categories of etiquette: social, business, and professional. In this article, I would like to focus on social etiquette. Many job interviews are nowadays conducted beyond the realms of the office space, in a social setting, and...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AMPaul Messam

Venecia Grant Hartwell, principal of Arthur's Seat Primary and Infant School leads an institution that has an interesting history. Arthur's Seat is a small rural district in Crofts Hill, north Clarendon.The school was started by the Anglican Church...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AM

A team of undergraduate students and aspiring financial analysts from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, secured its place in the regional level of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, following a victory over teams of...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AMCorine LaFont

Sales and marketing, over the years, have become so complicated that sometimes you lose the essence of why you are selling or marketing your products and services. The joy and passion seem to have gone, and all sales and marketing has become is a...

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2017 | 3:23 PM
Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:37 AM

This was a classroom with a different take on it, books and copies gave way to old newspapers, plastic bottles, old directories, lentils, peanut shells, and the list went on.Grade-five-students at Priory Primary and Infant School in St Ann were...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:17 AM

     I GRIEVE I have heard the cry and I pain to know  My LOVE      Handed down is not found in the male I created I have...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AM

St Thomas High School Mathematics Quiz Competition, held on February 25, saw the participation of four non-traditional high schools in St Thomas: Paul Bogle High, Robert Lightbourne High, St Thomas Technical High, Seaforth High, and Yallahs High.The...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AMMickella Anderson

Ihenyen Ejodame is the writer behind the series of children's books that follow a fun-loving and adventurous turtle, Bintah.Since moving to Jamaica seven years ago, the Africa-born author has written three books in the Bintah series and is looking...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The book titled 'Dragon in the Caribbean: TheGlobal Re-Dimensioningof China. Opportunities and Challenges for the Caribbean', written by Ambassador Dr Richard L. Bernal, will be launched at the University of the West Indies (UWI) on Monday, March 20...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AMPaul H. Williams

In the garden of the performing arts there is a Rose called Bunny, and he is as nimble as that little, four-legged creature, but much more talented. He plays many musical instruments; sings different genre of songs in English, Spanish, German,...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has partnered with the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Youth Upliftment Through Employment (YUTE), with support from the British High Commission, to begin a pilot life skills training...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AMPaul Messam

Morlton Wilson, principal of August Town Primary School since September 1991, leads an institution in a community that has seen its fair share of social and economic challenges.Wilson says that he is driven by his love for children. He lives at the...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AM
Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AMDerrick Scott

Ambassador Dr Neil Parsan, newly elected president of the Board of Virtual Educa Foundation, together with Secretary General JosÈ MarÌa AntÛn and representatives from the World Bank, the United Nations, and members of the diplomatic corps were on...

Published:Sunday | March 19, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Book: FaceAuthor: Albert R. Cumberbatch, PhDCritic: Dr Glenvile AshbyAlbert R. Cumberbatch is inundated with ideas. His mind is restless, disquieted by a rowdy, cantankerous, and paradoxical existence. It happens to thinkers the creative ones,...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 3:00 AM

The University of Technology (UTech), Jamaica, through its Caribbean Sustainable Energy and Innovation Institute (CSEII) and the Faculty of The Built Environment (FOBE) have launched the multidisciplinary Master of Science Degree in Sustainable...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Kingston:The Ministry of Education, Youth and Information is stepping up its drive to ensure that all student councils are functional and represented on the Board of Management of all public secondary schools.Regulation 32 (1) of the Education...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 3:00 AM
Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 3:00 AMCorine LaFont

There are a few authors who are gifted and talented to be able to write in different genres, meaning, an author may write in erotica, spirituality, poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. It is very possible to have works in multiple genres coming from...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 3:00 AMPaul G. Messam

Collette Feurtado-Pryce, principal of St Jago High School since January 2016, leads an institution that is known to produce athletes.She is one of those principals who is an avid sports enthusiast and a nature lover. She goes "early to bed, and is...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Ignorant SoulsWhat we don't know cant hurt us,The old folkes used to sayBut I declare to you all todayThat this ignorance will turn your blue skies greyHe came in the flesh to displayHis extreme love, only to face inevitable dismayFor our salvation...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Mushroom expert Tradd Cotter of Mushroom Mountain, South Carolina, will be conducting mushroom-growing workshops in rural St Andrew and St Thomas. These workshops will be held on March 15 and 18 in Stony Hill, St Andrew; on March 19 at Source Farm;...

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