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Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Apart from its pristine tropical beauty, Jamaica is home to some of the world's finest coffee. Our focus today is the Baldwin Son...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Starting in the fall of 2018, most international PhD students at the University of Toronto (U of T) will pay tuition fees equivalent to those of domestic students."This is very positive news for the University," said Joshua Barker, dean of the...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

All of us would possibly remember our CXC grades, but would we remember the questions that were asked in the exam?Maybe not. Let's go deeper: Do you even remember the last thing you were taught before the exam? Maybe high school is too far back; it...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Family We need love to set us free said one brother It's not an easy road said another But good morals, integrity and character Then I and my people will never falter Higher level in which my people should reach I'm competent and equip so I'm compel to...

Published:Sunday | February 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Seven artists from across the Caribbean got a chance to express their creativity on a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.The aim was to #DoBiggerThings. Armed with this piece of technology, some of these artists captured life in photographs while others tried...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The 2008 Olympic Games held in Beijing, China, was a high point in the journey of Jamaican artist Bryan McFarlane.He was not only proud because of the exploits of the Jamaican athletes, led by Usain Bolt, but also because McFarlane himself received a...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Throughout decades, Jamaica has been influenced by numerous cultures and their practices, which makes this island nation unique. As we continue on our journey to chart the history of Jamaica through her artefacts, today, we focus on the Limestone...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

Coding, like movements in life, is a mix of sequences input of a language, which is compiled as readable data, translated into binary codes and a command created. This can roughly be translated into the signals emitted from the brain to other parts...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Port Antonio Suites of the Jamaica Pegasus was filled with friends, family, contemporaries, and past and present members of the diplomatic corps to congratulate Arnold Foote.The occasion was the unveiling of his biography, Arnold Foote: The...

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMKeisha Hill

With over 60 years of delivering consistent and high-quality programmes, RJR94FM has now increased its local content with the objective of offering listeners programming that reflects the values and concerns of the community in which they serve....

Published:Sunday | January 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Toyota Jamaica is inviting students to enter the 2018 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest to use their best creative expression for their chance to win prizes for themselves and their school, and possibly, that trip to Japan.Students up to 15 years old who...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In an effort to take the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) to new levels of operational excellence, the company has embarked on a strategic innovative leadership development programme - iLead.iLead, acronym for Leadership, Excellence and Development,...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As preparations continue for the implementation of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP), the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information continues to heighten public awareness of the initiative.With just-concluded town hall meetings across the island,...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There are pieces of history that become part and parcel of life, and as much as one might not realise it, some brand names are synonymous with a country's people. Today, we highlight the Excelsior Cracker Box.Before plastic packaging, tin boxes were...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

Queen Mother Miriamne Samad was born in Harlem, New York, is a Garveyite, and has evolved into a black pride/power advocate and activist. She moved to Jamaica in 1975 with her Garveyite husband Abdul Samad who was born here.Queen Mother brought back...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Saturday Art-Time, the National Gallery of Jamaica's child art programme resumed for its second term on January 13 and goes on till March 24.Coordinated for youngsters from ages eight to 15 years old, Saturday Art-Time is a weekly series of art-...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When you're in loveit's your blessing or your doom,you try so hard to avoid it,but your soul's repeating it,you've lost your spirit's wingsbut your heart rises up on nothingyou say she's not the one you'd takebut then you phone...

Published:Sunday | January 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

The meandering path leading to Mount Providence, Clarendon, interchanges with asphalt and gravel. If one swears by Google Maps, its GPS tracking ends in the middle of nowhere. Time to switch apps - ask locals for directions."You are in the right...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:05 AM

Ian Boyne -Profile of a man Larger than life Our living room guest for almost thirty years Mesmerised epics of blood, sweat and tears Stories of triumph Tumbling fears Many would give up But for inspirational feats Thrashing the odds Winning the fights,...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Book: Autobiography of a little Jamaican Boy, Survival of a Delicate Orchid among Thorny WeedsAuthor: Kenneth G. BlakeCritic: Dr Glenville AshbyKenneth Blake is an elder, and a personage deserving of every accolade accorded to him. A treasure trove...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

Who is a poet, one might ask a dreamer, one may perceive; with their mind constantly traversing the path of the surreal, fantasy with myriad of thought processes on how they perceive the world and beyond, and percolating the complex thought...

Published:Sunday | January 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last week we highlighted that STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education is being embraced as a means of internally generating the socioeconomic and technological conditions for development. Critical and relevant humanities...

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