Wed | May 23, 2018

Art & Leisure

Real play is the freedom for children to engage with and learn from the world that surrounds them. By mentally and physically connecting children to the world, play empowers them to create and grow for the rest of their lives. It is a fundamental...

Over the past few decades, teachers, school administrators, and other education officials have watched and lamented the decline of the home-school connection. Economic and other push-and-pull factors have especially affected the relationship that...

Two student entrepreneur teams from Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies have won the top two spots in the prestigious International Business Model Competition (IBMC) held in Provo, Utah, from May 10 11, 2018.Beasc...

Thirty-Five Jamaicans will participate in and benefit from the Indian Technical Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) in the coming year.Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, minister of state in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, and Sevala...

Jamaican poet, historian, and author, Afua Cooper, is the new poet laureate of Halifax, Nova Scotia - the province's seventh."We're very pleased to appoint Dr Cooper as our next poet laureate, a position which gives voice to the various groups that...

Our quest to unearth the artefacts from Jamaica's past continues. Before refrigerators, simple techniques and effective were used to keep drinking water cool. The monkey jar was one such container used for this purpose and was an integral part of...

The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, will organise film workshops facilitated by 2017-2018 Filmmaker-in-Residence Michelle Serieux.The two all-day workshops on May 26 and May 27 will be under the theme...

Portmore Missionary Preparatory School Reading Week

You carried me for nine months and still counting You played the role of Mom and Dad and still going Mother, you are always there when I'm in need You are more than a mother, you are a friend indeed Thank you mother for waiting...
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