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Published:Sunday | November 13, 2022 | 12:06 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

She has never been to one of his concerts, but for Racquel Newman, Winston Foster – the reggae and dancehall DJ whose stage name King Yellowman is an ode to his albinism – holds a special place in her heart. Yellowman rose to prominence in the...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:06 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Twelve years after he succumbed to lung cancer at the age of 60 while in London, a book about the life of international recording artiste and songwriter Gregory ‘Cool Ruler’ Isaacs is in the making and should hit the shelves by January 2023....

Published:Sunday | August 7, 2022 | 12:10 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

At first glance, one could be forgiven for thinking that it is a regular flower pot given the shape and size. But nothing could be further from the truth. It is, in fact, the world’s first biodegradable mosquito killer, which is now available in...

Published:Sunday | December 5, 2021 | 12:11 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

It is evident that Garry Parrish is very much in love with his colourful, inspirational and oftentimes comedic creations, which run a gamut of emotions, and is intent on sharing the joy he gets out of the creative process from conceptualisation to...

Published:Sunday | July 19, 2020 | 12:35 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The life of Bishop Dr Carmen Stewart was celebrated at Stadium East in Kingston yesterday, more than four months after her March 8 passing. The 95-year-old, who was described as matriarch of the local Christian community, was the first woman to...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As countries look towards a post-COVID-19 future and consider options for supporting economic, environmental and social sustainability, plans are under way for the ‘Blue Carbon Restoration in southern Clarendon, Jamaica’ project, which will seek to...

Published:Sunday | November 10, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

TOKYO, Japan: Tokyo Skytree Town, home to Japan’s tallest tower, is working to increase the greenery in its vicinity by planting a number of trees and flowers. The aim, according to the management of Tokyo Skytree, is to visually integrate the...

Published:Sunday | October 27, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

TOKYO, Japan: It was just a subway trip to help the 2019 cohort of the Association for Promotion of International Cooperation (APIC) Japan Journalism Fellowship appreciate the public transportation system of the country, but the ride from...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Water Resources Authority (WRA) is warning that the below-normal rainfall observed since 2018 continues to affect the water resources of the island. This has led to reduced surface water flows in rivers and streams and less recharge of aquifers...

Published:Sunday | August 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A sculptor who is yet to delve into that medium, a musician at heart, budding poet, writer and a visual artist, Romaine McNeil packs quite a punch. Her journey in the fine arts, she said, was refined at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

This year’s entries at the Jamaican Environmental Trust’s (JET) School Environment Programme so impressed and touched a chord with the judges that chief judge Christine O’Sullivan was forced to comment on the standard. “We are always blown away by...

Published:Sunday | May 26, 2019 | 12:00 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

In a right triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides – The Pythagorean Theorem. A fundamental principle in mathematics, it is not surprising that this formula, attributed to...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 12:16 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Nutramix is this year celebrating Youth in Agriculture by getting 12 youngsters to share their success stories with Jamaica via a calendar that makes for an informative, colourful, and visually attractive document, detailing their hard work,...

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