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Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

The Department of History and Archaeology at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, hosted the world premiere of the documentary film The Past is Not Our Future: Walter Rodney's Student Years in the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre.Guyana-born...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

"Sift the flour carefully, make a cavity, fold in icing sugar, whisk and add eggs, add simmering milk ... ," instructed Asa Kitawaki as she meticulously combined the dry and wet ingredients.The task at hand was to make Tart au Fruit Frais (fresh...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When I think of you,My whole world smiles;Whatever was dull and dismal,Becomes interesting and uplifting,Because you inspire me!When I think of you,Nightmares fade into oblivion;And in their place,Sweet, unforgettable dreams...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I contemplate the future of work on a daily basis in both my professional and personal life. As father of four children from four to 14 years old, and as a citizen of the world, I care about our future.As CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In Search of Truth: A Course in Spiritual PsychologyAuthor: Glenville Ashby, PhDReviewer: Literary Titan Book ReviewersIn Search of Truth: A Course in Spiritual Psychology, by Glenville Ashby, is a book of selected writings ranging from 2013 to 2018...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I discovered the 1983-released cult classic Countryman, directed by Dickie Jobson, produced by Chris Blackwell and Stephanie Sperry, pretty late in life. It was already in the 2000s and I was already way into adulthood, but indeed, Countryman,...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMLaura Butler

You have your first job, and you are excited about this new opportunity. This is your first step in the world of work, which is a foot in the door, and immediately, you start imagining what your new office and team will be like.But you also need to...

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As we continue our journey to highlight Jamaica's history through the artefacts, the coal pot takes centre stage today.A coal pot is a small earthenware or cast-iron stove that was traditionally used for cooking outdoors, especially in rural areas....

Published:Sunday | May 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A hands-on drawing workshop for art teachers, hosted by The MultiCare Youth Foundation (MYF) on Friday May 18, received positive response from the 14 teachers who attended. They represented nine inner-city schools, mostly at the primary level.The...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:09 AM
Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Real play is the freedom for children to engage with and learn from the world that surrounds them. By mentally and physically connecting children to the world, play empowers them to create and grow for the rest of their lives. It is a fundamental...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMGen Clacken

Over the past few decades, teachers, school administrators, and other education officials have watched and lamented the decline of the home-school connection. Economic and other push-and-pull factors have especially affected the relationship that...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

One by one, some students and staff members at The Mico University College in the Corporate Area stood to pay tribute to retired college educator Nye Harris- Stubbs during a banquet organised by final-year students of Food Quantity Techniques, a...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Budding writers from high schools across Jamaica are being invited to participate in the Rita Marley Foundation (JA) Essay Competition.This year's topic is "Every man thinks his burden is the heaviest because they feel the pain. Who feels it knows...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

There are great literature experiences happening in the week leading up to the Calabash International Literary Festival in St Elizabeth. Esteemed writer and academic Dr Karen King-Aribisala of the University of Lagos (Nigeria) will be giving a...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Two student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious International Business Model Competition (IBMC) held in Provo, Utah, from May 10 11, 2018.Beasc...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:11 AM
Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Portmore Missionary Preparatory School Reading Week

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Thirty-Five Jamaicans will participate in and benefit from the Indian Technical Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) in the coming year.Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, minister of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, and Sevala...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation is offering scholarships for students at the tertiary level and case-by-case scholarships for primary and secondary-level students. The foundation annually provides over 100 scholarships and has given over J$7 million...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Since starting at Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute in fall 2017, grade nine student Leandra Allen has been researching which university she wants to attend in 2022."Even if I have a lot of time before I have to do something, you'll still see me...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, will organise film workshops facilitated by 2017-2018 Filmmaker-in-Residence Michelle Serieux.The two all-day workshops on May 26 and May 27 will be under the theme...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Our quest to unearth the artefacts from Jamaica's past continues. Before refrigerators, simple techniques and effective were used to keep drinking water cool. The monkey jar was one such container used for this purpose and was an integral part of...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeil Armstrong

Jamaican poet, historian, and author, Afua Cooper, is the new poet laureate of Halifax, Nova Scotia - the province's seventh."We're very pleased to appoint Dr Cooper as our next poet laureate, a position which gives voice to the various groups that...

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