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

This week we bring you part three of our four-week series of excerpts from Volume Two of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga's autobiography, My Life and Leadership: Hard Road to Travel.

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

'From War to Windrush' and 'War ... Lest We Forget', the exhibitions which were opened last Sunday at the Institute of Jamaica in Kingston, have already been receiving great reviews.

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

Veronica Blake Carnegie reflected on once upon a time when she spoke at the launch of her second book in about three months last Thursday afternoon. She told those gathered at the St Andrew Parish Library, Tom Redcam Drive, that "once upon a time begins a story, and when we were young we looked forward to 'once upon a time'".

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

One of the things I get asked most frequently by readers of the 'Careers' section is how to deal with being treated unfairly. Readers have asked what they can do not to let resentment and bitterness adversely affect their productivity or destroy important relationships at work.

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

The following is an excerpt from remarks given at last Sunday's opening of 'From War to Windrush' and 'War ... Lest We Forget', by Merrick Needham, member, oversight board, Jamaica Military Museum and Library.

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

Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga anchored his Wednesday afternoon discussion of My Life and Leadership Volume II: Hard Road to Travel, 1980-2008, with a long-term view of Jamaica's...

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

This week we bring you Part two of our four-week series of excerpts from Volume two of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga's autobiography My Life and Leadership: Hard Road to Travel.In 1985, the year in which the most severe adjustments were to be...

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

Montreal may be multicultural, but Quebec City is not. Ninety-five per cent of the population speaks French, 95 per cent are Catholic and 95 per cent are white.

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

The National Gallery of Jamaica has resumed its Saturday Art Time children's programme.

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

Minutes to noon. Bus pulls out of South Parade, downtown Kingston, Spanish Town bound. Preacher man stands in the aisle and starts his harangue. Passengers are ordered to praise the Lord three times.

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

KINGSTON (JIS):'From War to Windrush', an exhibition commemorating the contribution of Jamaicans in World War I and II, will be held from November 14, 2010 to September 2011 at the Institute of...

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

In the stillness of my dark, sordid box

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

Like dew that falls upon the plants

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

In the stillness of my dark, sordid box ...

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

(AP): Need to talk turkey? Baffled by Brussels sprouts? Sure, you could go old school and call mom.

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

After Kanye West's embarrassing rant at the 2009 MTV VMAs, at which he verbally attacked poor Taylor Swift, and the attendant media firestorm that melted his inflated ego, I thought he had disappeared from Earth.

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

Let's play pretend. Pretend that tomorrow will forget to come; And we must live as best as we can from today; Smile at our neighbours, wave to our friends.

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

Heather Augustyn would have listened to heartland rockers like John Mellencamp while growing up in Indiana, but her musical taste was never limited to rock and roll.

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

In an address which I gave at the Bank of Jamaica auditorium on February 9, 1984, I reported on the Jamaican outcome over the first three years, 1981-83, compared with that of other countries.

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

Christmas is just around the corner and with it will come the yearly headache of choosing the right gifts for the right people. Well, why not go for books this year? Books are always popular and it's not as difficult, as you might think, to find books to satisfy all your friends and family.

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

HAVANA (AP): America's premier ballet company paid tribute in Havana to Cuban dance legend Alicia Alonso as two cultures separated by a half century of political animus came together - for an evening at least - behind a mutual appreciation for art.

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

Protesters at a North Carolina university are calling for changes to a part of campus dedicated to anything-goes speech, after someone painted racist graffiti directed at President Barack Obama.North Carolina State students blocked access overnight to...

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

Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga is all set to launch volume two of his detailed auto-biography on November 8, at an event to be held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew.

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

Montreal is a marvelously multicultural city. Our Berber taxi driver is thrilled that we had visited his native Morocco earlier this year. The Spanish-born shoe salesman tells us how he loves the city while our Bangladeshi waiters (college graduates) are busily studying French to increase their employment opportunities.

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

Dr Anthony Vendryes, the prolific Gleaner health columnist and nutrition expert, is out with another book of health tips and guidelines, especially for women.

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