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Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:10 AM
Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Consumption of ganja is embedded in Jamaica, but there is a dearth of research documenting the evolved cultural experience and understanding surrounding this plant. This dearth, and the intrinsic value of the humanities for research on cultural...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

High School Crush Words left unsaid Diaries un-read For fear it would betray The turmoil in my head I see other girls you're with And imagined it was me But hide for shame you will discover My rabid jealousy.I want to unleash passion's fist To make you...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMBozhanka Vitanova and Johan Bjurman Bergman

To maximise your chances of building a successful start-up, you should wait until your 42nd birthday to become an entrepreneur, advises a recent MIT study. Unsurprisingly, younger founders are often less experienced and consequently have a lower...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMCamille Quamina & Marvin George

Sistren Theatre Collective's Bellywoman Bangarang, directed by Camille Quamina, is the most recent production of the School of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts and the second production for this semester.At the time...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMDave Rodney

Who remembers crabbing in old time Jamaica?I grew up in Westmoreland and as I recall in the 70s, crabs would swarm the parish during heavy rains. As a little boy, the first thing you had to learn before going crabbing was how to hold the crab by the...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Maureen Warner-Lewis projects Archibald Monteath on to a multiplex tapestry ofhistory. Archibald, like slaves before and after him, is swept up by the sociological and psychological curents of a painful era.Throughout, documents, personal narratives...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMMarcia Thomas

As a child, every November, the little red poppies were sold to aid the veterans of the two world wars, the men at the Jamaica Legion's Curphey Home. I had always heard that the poppies represented the blood of the soldiers who fought and were...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMKarl Salmon

An employer's relationship with its employee shares similar characteristics to a marriage between a husband and a wife. The underlying expectations for both relationships are based on mutual understanding and an agreement to commit to a prosperous,...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Lord you came through for meYou delivered me from povertyI will always worship theeI will walk and conduct myself properly.You heard my prayers in the night timeI held my shoulders back with hopeSometimes I smile and laugh...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

With several of the outstanding entries on display, James 'Jimmy' Moss-Solomon, chairman of the Grace and Staff Community Development Foundation, praised the work of the young photographers at the foundation's LICK and SPARK photo clubs annual...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In the not-so-distant past, images in the form of photographs and recorded sound and film were considered to be luxuries that could only be accessed by the minority, but as time progressed, and technology with it, audiovisual materials became more...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:09 AM

The 27th annual Mandeville Art Fair and Craft Fair will begin on Thursday, November 8. The fair opens at 6 p.m., and there is a contribution of $2,000.The Art Fair continues on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10. Entry is free and open to...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMKerry-Ann Henry

Few people would contest Jamaica's reputation as a world-class dance destination. We know not only how to 'dance ah yaad' but also how to 'dance abroad'.This is evidenced in the plethora of local companies who tour the world, and in our home-grown...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

Alao Luqmanis is a cultural diplomat with the Nigerian High Commission in Jamaica, sent by the Nigerian government, on request by the Jamaican Government, to teach a variety of art.He is now facilitating workshops in batik-making, bead-making, and...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The new inspirational e-book 40 Agreements on Becoming 40 has been released by author and publisher Shelly-Ann Harris.The first instalment in her Self-talk Series, the new e-book sees Harris reflecting on her own life experiences, identifying and...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Novelist Adam Webb has released his second full-length book - Black Eyes Book 2: The Ancients. This is the sequel to Black Eyes Book 1: The Seventh Spirit, The Ancients which tells the story of a group of relentless warriors as they cope with the...

Published:Sunday | November 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Every day, in our daily living, business transactions, and social interactions, we create memories. In so doing, we try to document aspects of our lives that we consider valuable. The work email, lunch receipt, that perfect selfie, the business...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:21 AM

“A community is everything.” So says Professor Njoki Wane, chair of the department of social justice education at the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). Wane is one of the recipients...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Author: Juleus GhuntaIllustrator: Ann-Cathrine LooJuleus Ghunta delivers an axiomatic lesson in courage and redemption. Prima facie, it is no more than a child's tale, but behind its unassuming veneer are timeless truths. In a memoir clothed in...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMIsis Semaj-Hall

Just when I thought that football in France was the only way reggae's girls were going to get some new critical attention on the island, the reigning queen of dancehall, Grace 'Spice' Hamilton, teased a 'perfectly' bleached-out image of herself on...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Marcus Garvey raise last night And addressed a Bleacher"Why do you my black princess Look like you come from China?"'She sey, Bwoy Marcus, yu dead long time Mi no answer to no preacher I take all my instructions Strictly from...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The screening of Countryman - one of Jamaica's first feature films - will be hosted by RenÈe Robinson, JAMPRO film Commissioner, and Dr Paul Rhodes, founder of Cinema Paradise, on the rooftop The Jamaica Pegasus on Thursday night, November 1 from 6:...

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The JPS Foundation is inviting qualifying schools to apply for the third year of exam fee bursary for the CSEC Industrial Technology (Electrical) Examination.Applications are now open and close on November 2, 2018.In a communique, the JPS Foundation...

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