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Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:07 AM
Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:07 AMPaulette Ramsay

After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, the Revolutionary Party and Government changed the names of some towns to the names of different Latin American and Caribbean countries.This explains why some places in Cuba bear names such as Trinidad, El...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:07 AM

Long before Chinese immigrants arrived on the shores of Jamaica, many Chinese-made objects made their way to Jamaica in the cargo of merchants and pirates.One such object that made its way to Jamaica, is this beautifully preserved porcelain figure...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Department of Literatures in English, in collaboration with the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, at The University of the West Indies, Mona, will host a host a critical discussion of the record-breaking Ryan Coogler film...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Dem ah celebrate Kingston we all agree It is a powerful city for you and me Everything deh ah town, every sin to savings tin wife, husband, sweetheart, furniture, dress and ring Jamaica Kingston have big celebration!but me long fi head gear salvation sun...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:19 AMBrittany Singh Williams

Mastery in the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is reflected in a student’s ability to apply content knowledge, skills and abilities outlined in the National Standards Curriculum (NSC).  The expected student outcomes in the NSC are grounded in...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:12 AM
Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:11 AM

Jamaica is known internationally for producing world-class athletes in various sports such as track and field, swimming and boxing.One of the athletes who helped to set this foundation of sporting excellence on an international stage was Michael...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

Ability - it is a short and a sweet word, but it has a deeper meaning, and, when translated to application, this word becomes the marked difference between leading a 'normal' life and leading one that isn't so normal.In the grand scheme of life, the...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona, will host a creative writing workshop facilitated by writer-in-residence Dr Curdella Forbes.The four weekly sessionsof workshop will run four consecutive Wednesdays...

Published:Sunday | April 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

William Knibb Memorial High School in Martha Brae, Trelawny, alma mater of sprinting superstar Usain Bolt, was recently the venue for the launch of a book on the school's history, William Knibb Memorial High School: The First Fifty Years 1961-2011....

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Book: Mouth's Don't SpeakAuthor: Katia D. UlysseWith sheer artistry Katia D. Ulysse delivers a captivating narrative, a case study, no less, that will intrigue any psychoanalyst worth her salt.Mouths Don't' Speak is a disturbing zeitgeist that cries...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HOUSTON (AP):Anish Kapoor's shiny, stainless steel Cloud Column sculpture looks like an object in a sci-fi film, descended from space.The Houston Chronicle reports that no aliens emerged from the monumental artwork, but a small army of installers,...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Esposito

In this era of machine meritocracy, the traditional systems of learning and education must be changed to match the reality of a future dominated by phenomena such as blockchain and artificial intelligence.Self-education at home is already a reality...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMWilliam Phillips

Throughout my four years in high school. I came to learn that it takes merely one person to make a difference for many others. I consider Joel Sadler, a man of passion, ambition and innovation, a prime example. From student to inventor then lecturer...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMGlenville Ashby

In early March, award-winning author Gleaner contributor and wellness therapist Glenville Ashby conducted a two-day qigong workshop in Valsayn, Trinidad, his second in as many months. Qigong, which means 'life energy cultivation' is one of the...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston Harbour has the distinction of being the seventh largest natural harbour in the world. The Palisadoes, a strip of land across the harbour from Kingston, provides a natural breakwater and gives the harbour protection.Anyone visiting Kingston...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

"Corporates don't create jobs, start-ups do," said Devin Collins, associate director, Ventureprise business accelerator and incubator at UNC Charlotte.Redefining the way we perceive academia and how it can integrate seamlessly into the contemporary...

Published:Sunday | April 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica has a long and rich history in the production of ceramics. This history can be traced all the way back to the Tainos, who used clay in the manufacture of day-to-day household utensils such as bowls, water jars, griddles on which bammies were...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMRachel Moseley-Wood

A few weeks ago, University of the West Indies (UWI) Museum Curator Suzanne Francis Brown wrote about students who visit the museum to complete assignments. As a lecturer in film studies, I too make use of the museum's resources and often accompany...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In her book Ah suh me see it, ah suh me say it author Esther Tyson presents a compilation of bold, authentic short articles which together form a bold and fresh social commentary that aerates her thoughts and ideas about key topical social issues...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeil Armstrong

TORONTO, Ontario:Garfield Ellis, 56, author of six books, believed in the power of knowledge, and that was something he gave to his children.The effervescent writer passed away peacefully at Scarborough General Hospital in Toronto on March 16...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

We walk down the memory lane, focusing on the lives of the people of Jamaica things that they used on an everyday basis - today we look into baskets, which are one of the oldest utilitarian tools known to man and have had a long and rich history in...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The paper is saturated by the ink from my pen.It bleeds for the rainbow of thoughts that were left unsaid.It bleeds for the untold stories.It bleeds black and blue.It bleeds for those who don't think they have a voice.It bleeds for those...

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