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Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Who doesn't love gifts? They take different manifestations and have significance for each occasion. Featured today is a silver case, which was a gift to Jamaica from the United States of America on the occasion of Jamaica's Independence in 1962.The...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The British Council recently delivered Unwritten Poems, a project that invited emerging poets to respond to the Caribbean's engagement in the First World War. Even 100 years later, the region's contribution to the war effort is not well known or...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The British Council, in partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI), will be implementing Catalyst, a three-day ideas lab workshop from the 13-15 June at the UWI St Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago.The workshop aims to harmonise...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMBrittany Singh Williams

Collaborating with others is increasingly becoming a necessity for life success. After all, "no man is an island, and no man stands alone".Strong collaboration skills are necessary to work constructively and effectively in teams so that integration...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:39 AM

Dear Mother Mother, you are wonderful. A marvellous member of the family of God, That’s who you are. Like lilies in the garden, you beautify our lives. You are a blessing. You are an inspiration. From the very beginning you loved me and...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:10 AM

The British Council in partnership with the Calabash International Literary Festival and Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) is set to produce Walking Cities - Kingston, the latest in the series of global literary documentaries produced by the...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Department of Literatures in English, The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, announces the rescheduling of this semester's film workshop with 2017-2018 Filmmaker-in-Residence Michelle Serieux on Saturday, June 30, at The UWI, Mona Campus...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The path to dentistry school was a tough one for Khamsum Wangdu. Growing up in a Tibetan refugee camp in Nepal, college seemed out of reach.He and his brother eventually got into a private dentistry school in Kathmandu, but before they could take a...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

The Department of History and Archaeology at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, hosted the world premiere of the documentary film The Past is Not Our Future: Walter Rodney's Student Years in the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre.Guyana-born...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

"Sift the flour carefully, make a cavity, fold in icing sugar, whisk and add eggs, add simmering milk ... ," instructed Asa Kitawaki as she meticulously combined the dry and wet ingredients.The task at hand was to make Tart au Fruit Frais (fresh...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When I think of you,My whole world smiles;Whatever was dull and dismal,Becomes interesting and uplifting,Because you inspire me!When I think of you,Nightmares fade into oblivion;And in their place,Sweet, unforgettable dreams...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I contemplate the future of work on a daily basis in both my professional and personal life. As father of four children from four to 14 years old, and as a citizen of the world, I care about our future.As CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In Search of Truth: A Course in Spiritual PsychologyAuthor: Glenville Ashby, PhDReviewer: Literary Titan Book ReviewersIn Search of Truth: A Course in Spiritual Psychology, by Glenville Ashby, is a book of selected writings ranging from 2013 to 2018...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I discovered the 1983-released cult classic Countryman, directed by Dickie Jobson, produced by Chris Blackwell and Stephanie Sperry, pretty late in life. It was already in the 2000s and I was already way into adulthood, but indeed, Countryman,...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLaura Butler

You have your first job, and you are excited about this new opportunity. This is your first step in the world of work, which is a foot in the door, and immediately, you start imagining what your new office and team will be like.But you also need to...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As we continue our journey to highlight Jamaica's history through the artefacts, the coal pot takes centre stage today.A coal pot is a small earthenware or cast-iron stove that was traditionally used for cooking outdoors, especially in rural areas....

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A hands-on drawing workshop for art teachers, hosted by The MultiCare Youth Foundation (MYF) on Friday May 18, received positive response from the 14 teachers who attended. They represented nine inner-city schools, mostly at the primary level.The...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:09 AM
Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Real play is the freedom for children to engage with and learn from the world that surrounds them. By mentally and physically connecting children to the world, play empowers them to create and grow for the rest of their lives. It is a fundamental...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMGen Clacken

Over the past few decades, teachers, school administrators, and other education officials have watched and lamented the decline of the home-school connection. Economic and other push-and-pull factors have especially affected the relationship that...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

One by one, some students and staff members at The Mico University College in the Corporate Area stood to pay tribute to retired college educator Nye Harris- Stubbs during a banquet organised by final-year students of Food Quantity Techniques, a...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Budding writers from high schools across Jamaica are being invited to participate in the Rita Marley Foundation (JA) Essay Competition.This year's topic is "Every man thinks his burden is the heaviest because they feel the pain. Who feels it knows...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There are great literature experiences happening in the week leading up to the Calabash International Literary Festival in St Elizabeth. Esteemed writer and academic Dr Karen King-Aribisala of the University of Lagos (Nigeria) will be giving a...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Two student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious International Business Model Competition (IBMC) held in Provo, Utah, from May 10 11, 2018.Beasc...

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