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Art & Leisure

We continue the positive reinforcement of humane spirit and action when humanity, as a collective, is grappling with an unprecedented calamity. “We shall overcome” is the mantra, and going by the ­indomitable strength we possess, we ­definitely...

Lloyd Eubank-Green’s ‘Jamaica’s Gifts to the World’ is concisely and punctiliously delivered. While included in this roster are legendary figures such as Jimmy Cliff, Courtney Walsh, and Michael Norman Manley, others are hardly household names....

A ‘Peace of Paradise’ garden has been created in George Headley Primary School, which is positively affecting behavioural change in students. The garden was created by students, teachers, and members of the community for the 2019 Trees for Peace...

Evolution explains how all living beings, including us, came to be. It would be easy to assume that evolution works by continuously adding features to organisms, constantly increasing their complexity. Some fish evolved legs and walked on to the...

The advent of Presbyterian missionaries marked a sociological turning point in the annals of Caribbean history. Never short on detail and data is Jerome Teelucksingh’s work, a boon for the student of East Indian Diasporic Studies. Teelucksingh’s...

A short story by Karen Thompson – set somewhere in Western Europe The majestic twelfth-century fortress guards the city’s possessions: its glorious cathedrals, exquisite emporiums, and ethnic markets. In this city dwells a civilisation of...

Students from five institutions that are home to IGT After School Advantage (ASA) Centres were an part of educational visit to the Scientific Research Council (SRC) recently. The learning tour was designed in partnership with IGT Jamaica, which...

Walls – they create barriers, could be seen as divisive, may draw a line between two extremes. For some, they are a blank canvas waiting to be splashed with vivid imagination and colours. These expressions are oft wild, rebellious, and a work of a...

Director Guy Nattiv paints a tenebrous world marked by hatred. Still, he leaves the door of redemption ajar. With a mere 18 minutes to deliver a message steeped in symbolical hyperbole, Nattiv leaves little to the imagination. The opening scene of...

Phoebe Douse – said like “Zeus but with a D”– is written and illustrated by L. Samuels. Phoebe Douse: S3A2 shares the story of a young teen, born to Jamaican parents – and raised in Texas with the help of her maternal grandmother – Naan who is very...
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