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The wheel of chariot carved at Sun_Temple, in the city of Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha

Sun – it is life, it is light, and the basis of existence of life on the planet. It is what makes the Earth and the constellations go around it. This Sun has been revered and worshipped across civilizations, in many manifestations, from Aztec, Inca...

Tongue restraint

We highlight a period of human history when slavery left deep scars not only on the bodies that bore the physical abuse, but on the souls of generations to come. There is not anything ‘human’ about that period of history. Here are some poignant and...

Samantha Campbell aspires to use creativity to break new ground, where she can analyse Jamaican culture and engage the public in an entertaining manner.

She combines fine art forms with history and culture to create an ingenious mode of delivery, Samantha Campbell says she aspires to use creativity to break new ground, where she can analyse Jamaican culture and engage the public in an entertaining...

SAITAMA, Japan (AP): While surgical masks have been highly sought after this year, Joe Biden rubber masks are also seeing some demand. Ogawa Studios, a Japanese manufacturer, began producing masks resembling the US president-elect in the middle of...

Total COVID-19 cases globally have crossed 500 million, with more than 1.2 million fatalities. We are now experiencing a second coronavirus wave, with many parts of the world reimposing lockdowns. The pandemic has challenged healthcare systems...

My Political Journey: Jamaica’s Sixth Prime Minister A Review by Sir Ronald Sanders This was a journey foretold. In 1962, the Lancaster House Conference in London on Jamaica’s independence had concluded, and Norman Washington Manley had just...

As young as five years old, La Tanya Autry loved visiting local museums like the Detroit Institute of Art with her mom. She relished the shows, dances, and plays she saw there. But as she walked through their halls, she felt a disconnect. There...

Professor Barrington (Barry) Chevannes, a Jamaican icon, wore many hats – a public commentator, performer and recording artiste, among others – and was passionate about addressing social and cultural issues in the country. He was professor of...

Anansi is a Jamaican national folkloric hero who should be so honoured. He is a spider-man. He is believed to be the son of a union between N’yame the Great Sky Father and Asase Ya the Ashanti’s Earth Mother, Goddess of Fertility. His Akan people...

At 19, Sashae Cooke says she is looking forward to attaining a degree in economics and readying herself to make a mark, to help with the economic development of Jamaica. “I believe that a degree is an admission ticket for one’s future desires and...
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