At the end of 2005, Kimberly Martin was faced with a tough decision. She had just graduated from the University of the West Indies (UWI) with a degree in international relations and was ready to take on the working world. Something though, didn't feel right.
The composition books she writes in are the same ones elementary school kids use - the black-and-white bound ones with the white ruled pages and wide lines. She has so many notebooks filled with words, and she fills more each day.
Seven-year-old Damion Brown smiled broadly as he got his first touch of the keys of one of the 12 new computers at his school last Thursday. Charity organisation Food For The Poor donated the computers to The Seventh-day Baptist Early Childhood Institution and Smith's Better Learning Preparatory School at Job Lane, Spanish Town, St Catherine.
You remember Sandra Campbell? The inner-city mother of six who Sheila Tavarnes had invited to dinner in Cherry Gardens? The evening didn't end favourably from Sheila's perspective, but they kept in touch, nonetheless. Last November, Sandra excitedly phoned Sheila. Her biggest daughter, Kemesha, was getting married and Sheila was invited.
Since he began his professional career more than 30 years ago, Ghanaian painter Sami Bentil says portraying Africans and the African continent positively has been a consistent theme in his work. He makes his Caribbean debut on February 1 with 'Sankofantasy', an exhibition at the Red Bones Gallery in Kingston.
Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS) proudly announces the accreditation of its Bachelor of Social Work degree by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). This means that all JTS degree offerings have now been fully accredited by the UCJ. In 2010, the UCJ accredited the JTS BA in guidance and counselling.
LOS ANGELES (AP):A momentous finale lies ahead for Hollywood this year. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 is the biggest screen farewell since the final Star Wars movie as it closes out a decade of adventures for the young wizard.
The Faculty of Law at the University of Technology (UTech) has announced plans for the establishment of a Legal Advice Centre that will provide legal advice for members of the public who are socially, economically or otherwise disadvantaged.
New York Times editorial writer and longtime journalist, Eduardo Porter, offers an engaging rumination proving the adage that everything has its price. And he means everything - work, women, even faith and the future.
It is almost unheard of for Jamaicans to talk about Usain Bolt and Queen Elizabeth II in the same breath, even though they have played major roles in the country's modern history.They are two of the strange bedfellows who...
The Library and Information Association of Jamaica (LIAJA) will host the 40th Anniversary Conference of the International Association of School Librarians (IASL), at the University of the West Indies, Mona, from the 7th to 11th August 2011, under the...
Six years ago, Ryan Blake dreaded mathematics. All those numbers, angles, theories. The thought alone would make him shudder. "I hated it. I was more into the arts," he said. "I loved English and reading, but math was a real problem."