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The Royal Ontario Museum, also known as ROM, is an extraordinary place, made even more extraordinary thanks to Jamaica-born Canadian immigrant Michael Lee-Chin, whose pledge of a $30-million gift transformed the ROM dramatically in 2007. But let me...

Commissioner of Police Major General Antony Anderson reads ‘I am a Promise’ - the story of Jamaican Olympian Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce - to the students of McCam Child Development Centre on September 6. Maj. Gen. Anderson engaged the students of the...

Book: ‘Another Mother’ by Ross Kenneth Urken “Meaningful figures are mere silhouettes. But suddenly, at some point after the persons left us, we want the truth,” Ross K. Urken Ross Kenneth Urken’s Another Mother is a relentless search for...

Sam Hunt is considered New Zealand’s most popular poet. His latest book, Coming to It: Selected Poems, brings his published work up to 23. Released in 2018 by Potton...

We see people moving their hands in the air, conversing without using a voice, and we think ‘deaf’. Most Caribbean people see a deaf person and think ‘dummy’. Political correctness says ‘hearing-impaired’. There are varying responses to the term...

It was a job well done as the Creatively Unique and Technologically Enhanced (CUTE) children showcased their talents in dance, drama, music, art and craft, and robotics. The CUTE Summer Blast was organised by JPent Studios as a means of fostering...

Fragility Part 2, an exhibition of new works by contemporary visual artist and musician, Richard Nattoo, was held July 27-August 24, 2019 at Gene Pearson Gallery. Nattoo, a recent graduate of the School of Architecture at the University of...

BERLIN (AP): Artists in the western German city of Dortmund have sprayed over neo-Nazi graffiti in a street that far-right extremists have long claimed as their territory. Under the watchful eye of Dortmund police, the artists covered neo-Nazi...

Conscious voices We’ll not dissolve into the folds of quietude due to fear! Those who try to frighten us are often, themselves, scared. We’ll not allow the bawdy crowd to extricate us from ourselves Or, reach for us, in any way, whilst...

There is an air of intrigue, a sense of awe, the fear of the unknown and epics that attain mythical proportions – the imposing structures of the Mayan civilisation nestled in the forests of Mexico are the earliest ­habitats of human civilisation...
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