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When even tech veterans such as Napster founder Sean Parker critique how smartphones are affecting childhood development, you know a shift is coming. In 2017, Parker warned that social media "literally changes your relationship with society, with...

After weeks of planning, the first-ever National Head Boys and Girls Service Project was born.The project was kicked off with a collaborative service done by head students in Kingston. The head boys, head girls and deputies of nine high schools...

"I'm energised by the passion on this campus," new principal of University of Toronto (U of T) Scarborough says.As Wisdom Tettey officially becomes vice-president and principal of the University of Toronto Scarborough, he's got a busy summer ahead...

Ironing is a household chore that many persons take for granted due to the availability and easy use of modern electric irons and clothes steamers.This piece will examine two irons that are very well known to Jamaicans, so much so that they have...

When Nadia Mitchell stepped into her new office at GK General Insurance's Montego Bay branch in January, she knew she would have a lot to prove. Only a few days after the New Year's Day celebrations marking new beginnings for many across the world,...

Dreams, they say, are the genesis of greatness, endless flight of imagination, and once coupled with determination, have the power to carve one's place and niche in history.The stories of the passengers of SS Empire Windrush are encompassed by the...

Loretta Collins' Klobah second book Ricantations (Peepal Tree Press, 2018) is a British Poetry Book Society summer recommendation. As her editor notes, this new book confirms and builds on Collins Klobah's reputation as a "superb poetic storyteller," which she earned from her first book, The Twelve-Foot Neon Woman (Peepal Tree). It received the 2012 OCM Bocas Award for Caribbean Literature in the category of poetry.

Carbonated water, soda pop, fizzy water, soda water, or soft drinks, as they are more commonly called, and their containers, have a very interesting history....

Access to mobile technology can be both a blessing and a curse. Smartphones are used to make calls, run businesses and organise social lives. But they also raise concerns over their potential impact on our health, society - and education. The UK...

"We're so excited to have an event in Haiti this year!" said Ingrid Flores, coordinator of the Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival (CEBF). She is delighted to add a new country to her map of events, which is organised every year by BirdsCaribbean....
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