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Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Did 'us' exist?

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The unusual tickling and prickling

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The guns were ready, tension in the air

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Arthur Wint's place in history was assured when the six-foot, five-inch quarter-miler became the first Jamaican to win an Olympic gold medal at the 1948 Games in Manchester, England.

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It craves that addiction

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I like to cook, but why don't you

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jacqueline Irene Ranston's name may not be on the tip of everyone's tongue worldwide, but it certainly should be in Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Obama on Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The many empty chairs that outnumbered those taken by the audience at the Undercroft at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus on Thursday, October 13, told a story of their own for attendance to events staged at the...

Published:Sunday | October 30, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dr (Lady) Sue Dale Tunnicliffe, lecturer in education and research associate, Institute of Education, University of London, will be visiting Jamaica as special guest of The Mico University College, to participate in its Research Day, scheduled for...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Acclaimed Trinidadian writer Earl Lovelace will deliver the Fifth Edward Baugh Distinguished Lecture on Sunday, November 13, at 11 a.m., at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts.

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Zoe 'Aunt Zoe' Gordon, a much-loved fixture in Connors district, located on the Clarendon and St Catherine border, recently celebrated her 100th birthday with much fanfare.

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona will hold the first in a series of writers' workshops on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UWI, Mona campus.

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jackie Ranston, author of the recently launched Behind the Scenes at King's House 1873-2010, commissioned by the Jamaica National Building Society with proceeds going to the King's House Foundation "for the restoration and maintenance of this house in history", left school in London at age 16 to work for Longmans, Green & Co publishing firm.

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In her darkest hour, a stranger stepped in and made things better. Sonia Lambert, a struggling single mother whose tale of falling on hard times was highlighted in Arts and Education two weeks ago, has received a helping hand.

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Sister Adele Marie Hugue, OSF celebrated her 100th birthday on October 12. Born in Long Island, New York, USA, Sister Adele Marie entered the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany in 1933 and after a year and a half of Formation in Religious Life, she was missioned to Jamaica, arriving in Kingston by banana boat in 1934.

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Few topics evoke as much passion as religion, which suits a self-described argumentative like Timothy Aldred just fine. His indifference to the tenets of traditional Christianity inspired him to write Bamboozled! Besieged by Lies, Man Never a Sinner, his third book.

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

My heart was low, my Lord

My King

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

If you are going to read one book to change your diet and your life, The Kitchen Counter Cooking School is it. The second book by Le Cordon Bleu graduate Kathleen Flinn starts with her stalking a woman...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Father Richard Ho Lung's latest theatrical production, Acts of the Apostles, produced to raise funds for his Missionaries of the Poor charities, recently closed. We take a look back....

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Caribbean has never been short of intellectuals. Many of them came to prominence in the 1950s when anti-colonial passion was strong throughout the region. Historian, politician and trade unionist Richard Hart is one of those thinkers...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Generally, authors host solo readings when they are promoting a new book or in new territory with an older publication. Neither was the case two Saturdays ago when Dr Rebecca Tortello read from her book Pieces of the Past...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I'm not a little frog

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Last December when Roland Watson-Grant, a veteran advertising copywriter, decided to expand his writing to include short fiction, he did not expect tangible results so quickly.

Published:Sunday | October 9, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Behind the Scenes at King's House 1873-2010, written by researcher and author, Jackie Ranston; and commissioned by the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) will be launched in the presence of Governor General Sir Patrick and Lady Allen at King's House on Thursday, October 20.

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