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Published:Sunday | February 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Of the many controversies that played out in politically charged Jamaica during the 1970s, the Brigadista programme was a sore point. Hundreds of Jamaicans went to Cuba where they participated in government-run camps that trained them in para-military strategy.

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Today we continue a special series of excerpts from the autobiography of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga with the kind permission of MacMillan Publishers.

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In late 2000, painter Albert Huie was enjoying the tranquility of retirement at his home in Baltimore, Maryland, when a controversy from decades past returned to haunt him.

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

People live in all sorts of boxes made of manners, etiquette, ethics and all that jazz.

Published:Sunday | February 14, 2010 | 12:00 AM

They were sitting on the beach, leaning into each other, feet pressing into the sand.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As hard as I might have tried, I could not have imagined that spring semester 2010 would have started like this.There were no cordial introductions, no standing and telling to...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dance Jamaica: Renewal and Continuity, a pictorial tribute to the last 28 years of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), is available locally.The book was released by Ian Randle Publishers last week, shortly after the...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The date wasn't going well. Nathan shot Maria a quick glance before returning his gaze to the winding road of Jack's Hill. She was sitting stiffly upright, her arms crossed and hands clasped underneath her elbows...

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Most Honourable Edward Philip George Seaga, ON, PC, BA, LLD (Hon), aka 'Eddie' to his former constituents and most of his fellow countrymen, is a very private person.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Today we begin a special series of excerpts from the autobiography of former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga with permission from MacMillan Publishers.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Scientific studies clearly demonstrate the relationship between diet and health. Inflammatory diseases such as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease are leading causes of death in Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) is celebrating 52 years this year, as an institution of higher learning under the theme, 'Reaching for the Stars: Building Research Capacity, Scholarship and Service'.

Published:Sunday | February 7, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The University of London (UOL) External System has a long and distinguished history of working with educational institutions around the world including the...

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Approximately 60 of 100 students of Allman Town Primary recently presented a painting, which they did for the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) on Friday, January 22.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sandra Campbell did not go to finishing school in Switzerland, nor did her mother take her to Miss Manners' etiquette classes.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MUMBAI, India (AP):Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali played a poverty-stricken child in the Oscar-winning film, but the real-life daughter of India's shantytowns now has a small fortune in book and movie deals.

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Washington (AP):Three universities testing Amazon's Kindle in the classroom have agreed to shelve the electronic book readers until they are fully functional for blind students, under a deal struck recently with the United States Justice Department.

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Most books of West Indian history invariably document the part that European demand for sugar played in the perpetuation of plantation slavery in the Caribbean. Sugar cane land then was essential to European and Creole planters; land was as precious as the crop cultivated thereon.

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is a little past five o'clock in the morning when Kai gets up to leave. I feel him moving quietly out of the bed, trying his best not to wake me. Mornings are often awkward for us. In the chill of the dewy start to the day, with the sun barely peeking over the horizon, questions often hang in the space between us.

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Imagine this: your co-worker has just received a significant promotion that will see her getting a huge raise, a company car and a corner office, complete with her own personal assistant. You know you should feel happy for her, and deep down you are, but you are also feeling jealous. You're thinking, why couldn't it have been me?

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

As we near the end of our series on the homes of the honourable in Jamaica, we visit Bob Marley's home. More specifically, we visit his three homes in Jamaica - Nine Mile, St Ann; Trench Town, St Andrew; and 56 Hope Road, St Andrew.

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

From his beginning, man has been in a constant state of change. While some fear change, others embrace it. These people see their challenges as mere stepping stones; they know opportunities will allow for personal growth.

Published:Sunday | January 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

How to help prop up the ailing music industry? Tax Google, suggests a new report commissioned by the French government. The report, handed to Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand on Wednesday, says Google and other Internet portals should be slapped with a new tax on their online ad revenues in France...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The new students' orientation programme, now referred to as, "First Year C.O.M.P.A.S.S." (Campus Orientation and Mentorship Programmes for Academic and Social Success), recently welcomed new students to the University family...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

To the Creator, maker of man and animal, in this time of trials, tribulations and trysts, give me the faith to endure life on Earth, or what is left of it.First and foremost, remind us to stop singing "Eternal...

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