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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...

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

Book: Civil Rights in America and The Caribbean, 1950s - 2010s Author: Jerome Teelucksingh Jerome Teelucksingh has, arguably, delivered his most compelling book to date. Civil Rights in America and the Caribbean brims over with existential fervour. It...

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

In Jamaica, there are many awards and medals that are given to persons who have contributed significantly to various areas of Jamaican life and culture. One of the oldest awards in the island of Jamaica is the Musgrave Medal.As a lasting tribute to...

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

When you wake and things look bleak And the landlord knocks on your door like a freak And the neighbours laugh and mock You look in your closet and only see an old frock Look up to the skies and focus on Jesus.When you get your pay...

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

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) has entered a public-private partnership with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information in offering 5,000 new scholarships under its Early College and Advanced Placement Programme (ECAP).The...

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

Run Taino Run!!! Yamayeka 2018 will be launched on March 14 at 6 a.m. at Emancipation Park, St Andrew.According to the organisers, this event was inspired by Jamaica's participation in the Peace and Dignity Journeys (PDJ) in 2016.Runners Robert...

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

As a child, you taught me how to spell Taught me how to read and write quite well You taught me geography and the intricacies of the city You showed me how to be brave and not to wallow in self-pity From the moonlit hills of Porto Bello,You...

Published:Sunday | March 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kingston Book Festival (KBF), an eight-day celebration of Jamaica's literary industry begins today (March 4) and will conclude on Sunday, March 11.The organisers have indicated that this year, KBF would include events that would appeal to a cross...

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