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This is perhaps one of the oldest hubs of learning and knowledge known to mankind – with the distinction of being “one of the first great universities in recorded history” and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nalanda University, an hour’s drive from...

The world over, lions are regarded as one of the strongest and most skilful of animals in the animal kingdom. So much so that lions have found themselves immortalised in the mythology, religion, and arts of various cultures throughout history. For...

Matsushima, Japan: The land of the rising sun has distinct nuances that permeate the air and meet the eye – humility, meticulousness, precision, and spirituality - each intertwined by threads of unequivocal faith, woven by the invisible hands of...

Nelson and Winnie Mandela made a hectic 24-hour visit to Jamaica on July 24, 1991. Their reception was emotionally charged as thousands jammed the National Stadium for a rally in Nelson Mandela’s honour. Mandela was conferred with an honorary...

Give Thanks I look outside and see a world so big, so beautiful The bright golden glow of the sun— nature, so natural. I can’t help but wonder how a design so grand was made for me This is my life and it’s up to me to be completely happy. I...

As the back-to-school shopping season nears, Sangster’s Book Stores and Niche Financing Limited, a micro-financing company, recently signed a partnership agreement for a 63 Days COVID Summa Sint’n campaign. As part of the promotion, which runs...

Parris Lyew-Ayee’s childhood in St Thomas is replete with blissful joy. From catching janga (shrimps) in the rivers of St Thomas; learning to swim in the sea, which was in his backyard in Yallahs Bay; to attending Kumina meetings are some of the...

As the rescheduled 2020 West Indies Test tour of England proceeds in extraordinary circumstances, we should not forget 1973, a year of firsts for the regional team. It was the team’s maiden Test victory against England after losing in Test matches...
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