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

Members of the Kiwanis Clubs of 23 West, which comprises 17 clubs from the parishes of St Catherine, Clarendon and Manchester, turned out at the 3D Projects facility along Monk Street in Spanish Town on November 13 to give it a face lift.

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

In the Great Flood, it is said, Noah, on instruction from God, took a pair of each animal into the ark. But now, in all the talk about Heaven, I am yet to hear of any plans for the animals and other non-human creatures of this Earth. The lion and the lamb, one crass and overzealous, the other mild, are the only two that are mentioned.

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

It's that time of year again! Ahh, the refreshing Christmas breeze, discounts at retail stores, family dinners and gifts galore. A big part of the season also involves sending Christmas cards to family and friends all over the world. These days, email has perhaps become the more popular option but, really, an actual card with a hand-written message still has a far more personal feel.

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

More than 50 of the island's writers were awarded at the National Creative Writing Competition 2010 awards ceremony hosted last Wednesday by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC).

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.

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