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Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

(AP):Cosmologists, the people who study the entire cosmos, will want to read British physicist and mathematician Stephen Hawking's new book.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When 14-year-old Marcus Stenneth entered the Tredegar Park All-Age school in St Catherine on September 6, it was the first time he was setting foot in school in just...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Some of the music business' legendary names, such as Sam Phillips of Sun Records and Ahmet Ertegun of Atlantic Records, got their break in the 1950s when rock and roll and jazz were hot.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There were no Santas, carols, Christmas trees nor other Yuletide fandangle but, on Saturday, September 4, the festive ambience of the cramped streets of Kingston could rival any Christmas Eve's.

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Two years ago, 19-year-old Everal Daley had an epiphany.

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With talk about juiced-up athletes doing the rounds in early 2008, track and field was praying for a star. The sport got more than it bargained for that summer when sprinter Usain Bolt won three gold medals in remarkable fashion at the Beijing Olympics.

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Regional publishing rights to Usain Bolt's new autobiography, My Story 9.58, which is already a big hit in Europe, has been snared by Kingston-based Ian Randle Publishers.The company's managing director, Christine Randle, confirmed that her company...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In last Wednesday's reading from four chapters of his latest novel, Crocodile, Anthony Winkler tread on literary ground that would have been familiar to his readers in the eager audience which turned out at Bookland in New Kingston.

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):There was a time when Hollywood turned to Broadway for movie ideas, transforming shows like Chicago and The Sound of Music into box-office gold and Oscar winners.These days, theatre producers look to the film community for juicy stage...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Food and Art, an exciting mix of beautiful artwork and delectable cuisine, took over Ocho Rios in St Ann on Friday, August 27.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Yvonne Page, 30, smiled broadly as she contemplated her success in the recent Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams. Page was the eldest of nine residents of Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine, to be successful at the exams this year.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Rodrigo was not a cruel man by nature. He was more of a people-pleaser, the kind of person who got gratification out of helping others.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hear ye! Hear ye, Christian young women! Here's your chance to get a foretaste of glory divine. The Miss Jamaica Gospel Ambassador contest is here. After years of watching Jamaican beauties from the sideline, the spotlight is now on you. But, please, leave your bathing suits at home. Only long frocks are allowed.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Cable television has helped make billionaires like Donald Trump and Bill Gates celebrities. His may not be a household name as yet, but Digicel founder Denis O'Brien is well on his way.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There isn't much about the hillside farming community of Giblatore in St Catherine that normally attracts national attention. But one of the community's young residents, Delano Mighty, is changing all of that with his superhuman achievement of 18 distinctions at the CSEC and CAPE exams.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With an actuary and a computer software engineer for parents, seven-year-old Oscar Selby was destined to be mathematical.

Published:Sunday | August 29, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The inaugural Rastafari Studies Conference, held from August 17-20 at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, was timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Rastafari Movement in Kingston, Jamaica. Done by Roy Augier, who gave the opening keynote address, M.G. Smith and Rex Nettleford, it marked the beginning of a continuing relationship between the UWI and the Rastafari movement.

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hubert Neil, an artist from Belize, arrived in Jamaica on May 20 this year for a planned residency stint in downtown Kingston. It was to be his first visit to Jamaica and the 33-year-old was looking forward to gaining inspiration...

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Willow trees As I look through the mirror at the trees outside - I feel the pain risingThe outrage - That I cannot put my chair among these fine trees - Chopped down - Nor experience their strength and survivor instincts...

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Doug Gross, CNN: Facebook has rolled out its long-awaited location feature, 'Facebook Places', an application that lets users "check in" on their mobile phones so friends know where they are hanging out and what they are doing.

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The 10th staging of the Under-40 Artist of the Year competition started last Thursday at the Mutual Gallery in St Andrew.

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Seya Parboosingh family would like to make it clear that, with regards to this published story, some of the artist's paintings were given to the Island Art Gallery and that no paintings were given to the Mutual Gallery.

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Publishers of the popular French reggae magazine, Natty Dread, have called it a day. Thibault Ehrengardt, the publication's chief editor since its inception 10 years ago, pointed ...

Published:Sunday | August 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kareen Moses beams with pride as she shows off a cassava energy dispenser.Moses, a teacher at the Glowell Preparatory School in Portmore, St Catherine, was pleased with the invention. The students used the cassava...

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