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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...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:51 AM

The National Library of Jamaica is organising the celebration of World Poetry Day, Jamaica on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at The Knutsford Court Hotel. Through the efforts of the Poet Laureate of Jamaica programme, Sir Patrick Linton Allen officially...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On March 10, over 600 students graduated from the Red Stripe Learning for Life Programme, which celebrated its tenth anniversary, at Wolmer's Boys' School Auditorium."We always take every opportunity to assist young Jamaicans, and Learning for Life...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Photographers of St. Andrew High School (SAHS) Photography Club take a group 'selfie' with Davianne Tucker during the school's Full Exposure photography forum held on March 14. Joining in is SAHS alumni and Sagicor Bank Liguanea and Manor Park...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Spanish Town native Erice Reid and Kalphonse Morris, owner of Urban Art Gallery, will organise the third annual Caribbean Creatives Art Show...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

"Gender is not just about women. Men are under social pressure to be masculine," said Mio Akita, community liaison associate and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteer at the Bureau of Gender Affairs.The audience was third-form...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMGen Clacken

There are ongoing discussions about what other languages apart from English should be taught. A few decades ago, it was Spanish, and more recently, Mandarin has come into focus.There is one language however, that has not received much attention in...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

One of the key recommendations for jobseekers in today's employment market is not only to pursue a career that they are passionate about, but to also pay close attention to where the new jobs are coming from and to focus their skills and efforts...

Published:Sunday | March 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMTherese Ferguson-Murray

We often hear complaints about the state of our education system, both in the news as well as in our own personal conversations with family, friends, and colleagues.Underachievement, dropout rates, poor teacher quality, a lack of resources, poor...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:07 AM

Once listed as the poorest parish in Jamaica, a recent release of a documented story of the parish of St Mary has revealed its rich history.Bordered by St Ann to the west, Portland to the east, and St Catherine and St Andrew to the south, St Mary...

Published:Sunday | March 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles, and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought that they would be worried and distressed in leadership situations.Whether or...

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