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Lao Tzu, the Chinese philosopher, said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” This in every way describes a nurse’s journey, beginning with that first step of applying to a nursing programme. A journey filled with excitement...

Asher Garwood

Asher Garwood, 18, is on his way to realising his dream of becoming an actuary. It is what he has worked towards throughout secondary school. When revealing what his philosophy was, he was quick to quote Marcus Garvey: “God and nature first made...

ITEC participants pose in front of the Taj Mahal. More than 350 Jamaicans have travelled to India for different ITEC courses.

Since independence, India’s approach to international relations has been guided by its struggle for independence and solidarity with fellow colonised as well as developing countries. However, it was soon realised that this solidarity should be...

Jamaica and Russia may be countries that are separated by time zones, myriad differences – cultural, language, weather, food, among others – but the majority of the people in both the countries swear by the love of tea. Ask any Russian. They will...

NEW YORK (AP): The virus pandemic won’t stop Charlie Brown, Snoopy, or the “Peanuts” gang from marking an important birthday, and they’re hoping to raise the spirits of sick kids while they celebrate. The beloved comic celebrates its 70th...

Book review: Males and Tertiary Education in Jamaica by Herbert Gayle and Peisha Bryan Reviewer: Karen Carpenter The graphic on the book cover, a silhouette of a young male overlaid with stark, bold lettering that reads ‘MALES’, is as intriguing...

GB Energy-Texaco Jamaica has donated J$1.1 million worth of resources to 11 schools across the island. The evaluation for the adjudication of these awards was done in conjunction with the Texaco Dealer Council led by Derrick Thompson, former...

Shemar Bernard, a student at Foga Road High School, is exceedingly passionate about becoming a successful, renowned artist. Bernard talked about being a creative and passionate student. He is responsible for many of the stunning art pieces that...

“Employers prefer humanities graduates,” said Nicole Plummer, associate dean for marketing and outreach in the Faculty of Humanities and Education at The University of the West Indies, Mona. She added with strong conviction that the faculty was...
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