This little book is an update of an earlier publication and is due to be launched at the Library of the University of the West Indies, Mona, today. The publication, handy for pocket or purse, is full of wise advice and carefully crafted elaborations taken from the songs of many of the artistes who have made reggae a worldwide phenomena.
A reader said she would love to write a 'collom' called 'Those were the days', in which she would reminisce about the good old days in Kingston. A collom of memories. I dare say she has a lot. She sent me her first piece to get my opinion and she also wants to know what you, her fellow readers, think.
On Seraph Wings: Memoirs of a Country Girl is a highly inspirational real-life chronicle of a simple Jamaican 'country girl' who dared to dream of making her mother proud by becoming someone extraordinary - and is doing just that.
The Jamaica Language Unit (JLU) in the Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy at UWI, Mona launches a six-week certificate course in Haitian Creole starting on Monday, March 1. The programme of study in Haitian Creole for select interest groups is designed to assist in the immediate relief efforts in Haiti...
Today, we conclude a special four-part series of excerpts from the autobiography of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga with the kind permission of Macmillan Publishers. Mr Seaga's autobiography will be officially launched on Wednesday, March 3, at the Mona Visitors' Lodge on the UWI campus, starting at 6 p.m.
Despite the economic challenges facing the nation, many persons are finding enterprising ways to eke something out. One such person is Corine Williams, who has taken on the fight for survival with crochet.
Today, we continue a special series of excerpts from the autobiography of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga with the kind permission of Macmillan Publishers. Mr Seaga's autobiography will be officially launched on Wednesday, March 3, at the Mona Visitors' Lodge at the University of the West Indies campus, starting at 6 p.m.
Of the many controversies that played out in politically charged Jamaica during the 1970s, the Brigadista programme was a sore point. Hundreds of Jamaicans went to Cuba where they participated in government-run camps that trained them in para-military strategy.
Dance Jamaica: Renewal and Continuity, a pictorial tribute to the last 28 years of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), is available locally.The book was released by Ian Randle Publishers last week, shortly after the...
The date wasn't going well. Nathan shot Maria a quick glance before returning his gaze to the winding road of Jack's Hill. She was sitting stiffly upright, her arms crossed and hands clasped underneath her elbows...
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) is celebrating 52 years this year, as an institution of higher learning under the theme, 'Reaching for the Stars: Building Research Capacity, Scholarship and Service'.
MUMBAI, India (AP):Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali played a poverty-stricken child in the Oscar-winning film, but the real-life daughter of India's shantytowns now has a small fortune in book and movie deals.
Washington (AP):Three universities testing Amazon's Kindle in the classroom have agreed to shelve the electronic book readers until they are fully functional for blind students, under a deal struck recently with the United States Justice Department.