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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.

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

Cindy stood next to the old Nissan and chewed her nails anxiously. She craned her head to peer through the glass windows of the driving-test centre. Past the long line of people extending almost to the front doors, she saw four or five people behind the counter. The examiners.

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

Ever since Johannes Gutenberg invented mechanically movable type that ushered in the printing process in the 15th century, the question of the survival of the book has been raised every time there has been a new technological advance.

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

Painter Gerard Hanson's exhibition, 'Jamaica Home From Home', which was cancelled in May due to the unrest in west Kingston, began last Thursday at the Revolution Gallery in St Andrew.

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

My mother used to sit around the Singer sewing machine pedalling away, singing and humming, humming and singing, and sewing. The songs, replete with African retentions, were Revivalist songs, songs to make you think, songs to make you reflect, songs to make you fret.

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

Renorene Graham, operator of the Little Feet Early Childhood Development Centre in Spanish Town, has lauded the St Catherine Cooperative Credit Union for enhancing school safety.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Five months ago, Princeton Brown, a 19-year-old academic over-achiever living in Port Antonio, Portland, sat at home trying to figure out what to do with his life.

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