Despite the economic challenges facing the nation, many persons are finding enterprising ways to eke something out. One such person is Corine Williams, who has taken on the fight for survival with crochet.
Today, we continue a special series of excerpts from the autobiography of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga with the kind permission of Macmillan Publishers. Mr Seaga's autobiography will be officially launched on Wednesday, March 3, at the Mona Visitors' Lodge at the University of the West Indies campus, starting at 6 p.m.
Of the many controversies that played out in politically charged Jamaica during the 1970s, the Brigadista programme was a sore point. Hundreds of Jamaicans went to Cuba where they participated in government-run camps that trained them in para-military strategy.
Dance Jamaica: Renewal and Continuity, a pictorial tribute to the last 28 years of the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC), is available locally.The book was released by Ian Randle Publishers last week, shortly after the...
The date wasn't going well. Nathan shot Maria a quick glance before returning his gaze to the winding road of Jack's Hill. She was sitting stiffly upright, her arms crossed and hands clasped underneath her elbows...
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) is celebrating 52 years this year, as an institution of higher learning under the theme, 'Reaching for the Stars: Building Research Capacity, Scholarship and Service'.
MUMBAI, India (AP):Slumdog Millionaire child star Rubina Ali played a poverty-stricken child in the Oscar-winning film, but the real-life daughter of India's shantytowns now has a small fortune in book and movie deals.
Washington (AP):Three universities testing Amazon's Kindle in the classroom have agreed to shelve the electronic book readers until they are fully functional for blind students, under a deal struck recently with the United States Justice Department.
Most books of West Indian history invariably document the part that European demand for sugar played in the perpetuation of plantation slavery in the Caribbean. Sugar cane land then was essential to European and Creole planters; land was as precious as the crop cultivated thereon.
It is a little past five o'clock in the morning when Kai gets up to leave. I feel him moving quietly out of the bed, trying his best not to wake me. Mornings are often awkward for us. In the chill of the dewy start to the day, with the sun barely peeking over the horizon, questions often hang in the space between us.
Imagine this: your co-worker has just received a significant promotion that will see her getting a huge raise, a company car and a corner office, complete with her own personal assistant. You know you should feel happy for her, and deep down you are, but you are also feeling jealous. You're thinking, why couldn't it have been me?
As we near the end of our series on the homes of the honourable in Jamaica, we visit Bob Marley's home. More specifically, we visit his three homes in Jamaica - Nine Mile, St Ann; Trench Town, St Andrew; and 56 Hope Road, St Andrew.
From his beginning, man has been in a constant state of change. While some fear change, others embrace it. These people see their challenges as mere stepping stones; they know opportunities will allow for personal growth.