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Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2010 | 12:00 AM

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.

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

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.

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

Dave Martin, head of RBTT Bank's treasury department, lists his competencies as including a wide range of skills within the field of finance and investments management.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Today we continue a special series of excerpts from the autobiography of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga with the kind permission of MacMillan Publishers.

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

In late 2000, painter Albert Huie was enjoying the tranquility of retirement at his home in Baltimore, Maryland, when a controversy from decades past returned to haunt him.

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

People live in all sorts of boxes made of manners, etiquette, ethics and all that jazz.

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

They were sitting on the beach, leaning into each other, feet pressing into the sand.

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

As hard as I might have tried, I could not have imagined that spring semester 2010 would have started like this.There were no cordial introductions, no standing and telling to...

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

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...

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

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...

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

The Most Honourable Edward Philip George Seaga, ON, PC, BA, LLD (Hon), aka 'Eddie' to his former constituents and most of his fellow countrymen, is a very private person.

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

Today we begin a special series of excerpts from the autobiography of former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga with permission from MacMillan Publishers.

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

Scientific studies clearly demonstrate the relationship between diet and health. Inflammatory diseases such as diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease are leading causes of death in Jamaica.

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

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'.

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

The University of London (UOL) External System has a long and distinguished history of working with educational institutions around the world including the...

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

Approximately 60 of 100 students of Allman Town Primary recently presented a painting, which they did for the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) on Friday, January 22.

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

Sandra Campbell did not go to finishing school in Switzerland, nor did her mother take her to Miss Manners' etiquette classes.

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

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.

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

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.

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