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Published:Sunday | April 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

During her childhood in Cornwall Barracks, Portland, healing herbs were a natural way of community life for Ivelyn Harris. "Any children around the yard, they used to send us to pick this and that. We grow up knowing what plants good for eczema and other ailments," she said.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Award-winning novelist Garfield Ellis launched his latest novel, Till I'm Laid To Rest, in Miami, Florida, earlier this month.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday, the NCB Foundation launched the Michael Lee-Chin Youth Leadership Series. This was done in association with UWI (University of the West Indies) Leaders, Engaged, Activated, Dedicated, ready to Serve (UWI LEADS) at Mona.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

This Issue of the prestigious publication, The Jamaica Journal, is a special double issue.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Randy Richards loves taking pictures. He always has. He's a 22- year-old student at the University of Technology (UTech) where he's studying to be the next computer whiz, but his true love is photography.

Published:Sunday | March 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Mutabaruka addressed two Old Testament tales in detail when he spoke at the United Theological College of the West Indies (UTCWI) recently.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Annually, The Saint International Avant Garde Designer of the Year contest seeks to inspire and reward a Jamaican designer whose creative vision extends beyond the boundaries of the ordinary. At this year's staging on the East Lawns of Devon House, the winning piece 'Shape Of Glass' was a creation that took the Avant Garde theme to new heights.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Baptist Pastor and Gleaner columnist Devon Dick has written a second work The Cross and The Machete: Native Baptist-Identity, Ministry and Legacy which is as important as it is timely. As is the case with his earlier work, Rebellion to Riot the focus is on what has been known in Jamaican history as the Morant Bay Rebellion, 1865.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Renford Lewis was the proverbial 'thorn among the roses' at a recent Jamaican Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) graduation ceremony. "I am very glad to be among the (mostly) women graduating class! I did not even finish school, so I could not read or write. Now that has changed," Lewis said while looking over his certificate.

Published:Sunday | March 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On the third day of the United Theological College of the West Indies' Founder's Week celebrations, poet and broadcaster, Mutabaruka, expounded on 'A Rastafari Perspective on the Hebrew Bible'. He ended up questioning several Old Testament stories - including the tale of creation from 'in the beginning'...

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On Jerusalem RoadOxy MoronContributorOn Sundays, and on Saturdays, they rehearse the walk, the walk down Jerusalem Road in the City of God.

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When one thinks of the Grim Reaper, the image that comes to mind is a creepy, black-cloaked, scythe-wielding figure. But Darynda Jones has given the reaper a sexy, sassy makeover in her debut novel, First Grave on the Right.

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

'Sankofantasy', Sami Bentil's debut exhibition in Jamaica, ended at Redbones Blues Café in late February. It has been a long way for Bentil from Ghana to New Kingston, via the United States where he has lived for 25 years.

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

How prepared are you to manage an unexpected crisis such that it doesn't disrupt your career and render you ineffective at work? Every day we hear of people murdered violently or people who die or are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents.

Published:Sunday | March 13, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When you blend heartfelt enthusiasm and the youthful demeanour of 250 high school students, with the dedication and leadership of 28 of that high school's graduates, the combination presents compelling lessons.

Published:Sunday | March 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO, (JIS): Lorna Goodison, Olive Senior and Pamela Mordecai, three Jamaican writers who now call Canada home, among them have published hundreds of fiction and non-fiction stories and poems, and won a plethora of awards for their writing skills.

Published:Sunday | March 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Six years ago, Sabrina Reynolds sat in her tiny cubicle at a St Andrew bank, bored out of her mind. She was doing well at her job and even liked the people she worked with, but her heart just was not into it.

Published:Sunday | March 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Velma Pollard's awesome talent as a writer and chronicler of Jamaican lives is beautifully presented in Considering Woman 1 & 2, published by Peepal Tree Press.

Published:Sunday | March 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I was in a predicament the other day. You see, I was trying to evade the Bank of Too Many Fees (BTMF). But, it seemed to have had branches at ATM booths all over the place. And why was I running scared, you might ask? It was the bank and not the police.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Susan Channer, 56, causes heads to turn whenever she goes to school at Williams Street in Spanish Town, St Catherine.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I am no wrongdoer, but there I was telling a perfect stranger that I am.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dr Alfred Sangster makes the underdog status of the then College of Arts, Science and Technology's (CAST), relative to its Papine/Mona neighbour the University of the West Indies (UWI), clear from the...

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

"History is the landmark by which we are directed into the true course of life." - Marcus Mosiah Garvey These words have been echoed every Saturday for the last year by Professor Verene...

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Team Roots, the small, travelling expression of artistic freedom is walking the walk in the way of promoting love and togetherness.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

An urban child waits,

Enough in my mother's womb

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