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Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Book review: Jumbie Story Author: Albert Cumberbatch Simon and Simeon Watson are twins - ambitious young men from Guyana with a future that holds promise. They embark on an academic journey at a prestigious university in the US. They are hopeful,...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMWaibinte Wariboko

In varying degrees, many of the contemporary socioeconomic and political problems of post-colonial societies in the 21st century are still traceable directly to their colonial past and their current disadvantageous locations.This system has, over...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

They cannot halt creation with their slugs Since, for every life they claim More great souls, in bodies Come.The universe is wise and calm.It sits patiently looking on At all the vagaries of man Which, in due course Rouse the...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The December 2017 edition of Miami Art Week had over 100,000 visitors converging on the festivities and also saw Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean's visual and performing arts platform, No Commission, back for the second time, under the theme 'a...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Port-of-Spain:Jamaican poet and novelist Kei Miller is among the four laureates announced by the Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence for its 2018 Awards.The Laureates were proposed by country nominating committees and selected by a...

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With several documented Georgian sites and infrastructure nestled in communities and towns across Jamaica, local lovers of history and architecture, as well as visitors are always sure to have a rich experience when touring these locations....

Published:Sunday | January 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMLaura Butler

We all have innate, God-given talents and skills. what's important is to discover those skills and strengthen them.For this, there are several questions one must answer: What do you find interesting? What do you naturally gravitate towards? What are...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:53 AMAmitabh Sharma

  Education — it’s a life long journey, every day we live, we learn, we evolve — both in the realms of the classroom and critically al fresco — for knowledge is there for us to grasp.  Arts and Education, in 2017,...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:50 AM

  FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP)  Mirta Martin's journey to West Virginia has been long. She was recently named the next president of Fairmont State University. But before that, she escaped from communist Cuba, lived in a Spanish convent and...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:21 AM

Today we focus on Corn Cob Dolls, which are made from dry corn cobs and scraps of clothing. In the Post Emancipation period, Corn Cob Dolls were popular among young girls, just as Gigs were to boys. These dolls were made by attaching a smaller...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:11 AM

  On Thursday, December 14, seven trainees successfully ended a 12-week art and craft workshop project in a certificate ceremony held at Adult and Special Education Division of HEART/NTA, 47B South Camp Road, Kingston. This division, which...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaulette Ramsay

'The Tower at the End of the World' was the title given to a conference on literature and islands held by the Nordic House in the Faroe Islands in May.The Faroe Islands, or the Faroese, comprise eighteen islands located between the Norwegian Sea and...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

If you consider it, language, or the command of a language, can be considered a sixth sense. Language allows you to communicate, to exist, to simply be in any space to carry out the exhausting or mundane things we go through in life. Yet we are...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Poor nutrition is a fact of life in the Philippines, where nearly half of all households don't consume enough protein and about 35 per cent of children under the age of five have anaemia. A new project by the University of Toronto's David McMillen...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

In an effort to develop and engender a culture of safety and security in all schools, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information has issued guidelines to address critical incidents as they arise.The ministry has also provided specific criteria...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

This week's toy feature is special to many Jamaicans, particularly men and boys. Gigs, known elsewhere as spin-tops or tops, are among the oldest toys discovered by archaeologists.One of the oldest has been discovered in Iraq and dated to 35 BC,...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It was an evening of celebration of the works of Jude Issa on December 14 at Spanish Court Hotel.'Jude Rude' drew accolades from the guests, who showed appreciation of the works by this young Jamaican artist.Issa grew up in a household with a...

Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | December 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

When Giants Die(For Ian Boyne, Lester Spaulding, Dr. Claude Packer, and more)When giants die The wind folds its winnowing fan and feeds on silence.Birds in mid-song stutter-And their notes fall to pieces like ashes on the grey back of a grief-stricken...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:10 AM

"The future belongs to progress," said Vladimir Putin, president of Russia, to a group of youth, recently, "and modern or cutting-edge technologies will eventually increase productivity and improve the environment in which we live".Time is the only...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The teaching of ceramics has being a fulfilling experience for St Catherine resident Andrenique Morgan, who teaches art at the Eltham High School in Spanish Town, St Catherine.He told Arts...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Last week, we featured a contemporary home-made box truck made from recycled juice boxes, straws and string. This week we are showcasing an old wooden toy truck. Research has shown that wooden toys have been around since the Stone Age. The earliest...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Global Warmingis doing collateral damageto the environmentthrashing our roadwaysbyways blocking everyconceivable access pointThere is no suit fittingfor Global Warmingthreatening heavy downfallsflooding our gullies, gutters,demolishing...

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Book: Healing Cancer with Qigong: One Man's Search for Healing, Love and a Cure for his Cancer through Complementary TherapyAuthor: Sat Hon"One thing is certain: qigong saved my life and strengthened my body and soul to withstand the toxic effects...

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