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Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:21 AM

A review of Jerusalem: A Biblical and Historical Case for the Jewish Capital by Alfred Sangster The book Jerusalem: A Biblical and Historical Case for the Jewish Capital – of 338 pages, authored by attorney Jay Sekulow, was published in...

Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:21 AM

Sunday Gleaner Arts & Education continues with the selected extracts from Truth be Told: Michael Manley in Conversation with Glynne Manley. Here is Part II of never-before seen insight into the life of Jamaica’s former prime minister...

Published:Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 12:21 AM

It is rare that you find an intellectual with such humility and humour. Perhaps this is what makes Jamaica’s leading diabetes expert so remarkable on the global stage and what continues to drive him to achieve even more at 73. At an age when most...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:18 AM

MOSCOW (AP): Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso went on show, on Wednesday, June 19, in a major exhibition at Moscow’s Pushkin Museum. The treasures hail from the early 20th-century...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:18 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP): A mural by the artist who painted the official portrait of Michelle Obama was dedicated on Thursday, portraying not a famous face, but a Philadelphia teen who has overcome personal challenges. Amy Sherald might be best known for...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:18 AM

On Monday, June 24, Northern Caribbean University (NCU) will host the launch of Jamaica’s newest nutraceutical product, Zon Teasan, which has been made possible by initial laboratory investigation by the institution’s scientists on a ginger-like...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:17 AM

A Jamaican Farewell Gentle breeze moves white clouds, softly Greeting the morning sun, birds fly slowly Sunray brightens the mountain range, partly misty Dots of green mangroves, decorate beaches, sandy Weathered buoys, anchored cargo ships,...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:16 AM

At dozens of events on more than 20 islands, people of all ages came together to celebrate and protect their birds. The events were part of the Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival, organised by BirdsCaribbean. The festival highlights endemic birds –...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:15 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

This year’s entries at the Jamaican Environmental Trust’s (JET) School Environment Programme so impressed and touched a chord with the judges that chief judge Christine O’Sullivan was forced to comment on the standard. “We are always blown away by...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Twenty-two years after his death – tapes of Michael Manley in conversation with his wife Glynne, over a three-year period from 1993-1996 – which were once hidden, have now been released. In these conversations, Manley shares his innermost thoughts...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:14 AM
Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Book: Sugarcane Valley: Stories of East Indian Folklore and Superstition Author: Vashti Bowlah Critic: Glenville Ashby, PhD Vashti Bowlah captures the past with chronicles that define the West Indian canepiece. It is there that the East Indian...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:24 AM

‘Octochamps’ is a word you might want to remember for the future, the name given this year to the eight co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Yes, you read that correctly, eight! That is the amount of spellers who will each be...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Dear Father Dear father, thank you. Thank you for always being there for me. Thank you for being the best father that you could ever be. Thank you for playing, praying and staying with me. Thank you for protecting me and providing for me in...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:23 AM

The Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College will be hosting the first in a series of workshops for parents, teachers, and caregivers of persons living with autism spectrum disorders. The seminars will run from June 26-27 and will feature presentations by...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:23 AM

What does the rediscovery of a painting stored away for safe keeping have to do with the Caribbean’s largest cement manufacturer and the famous fictitious spy character James Bond? Very few people know that one of the founders of The Caribbean...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:21 AM

Confluence - which is medium and a meeting ground of conversations between poets from New Zealand and Jamaica. We launch this path breaking initiative – bringing together literary minds, their thought processes and critically the people of the...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:13 AM
Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:12 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

The complexities of the human brain are best known only to the creator – the metaphysical being that’s omnipresent, omniscient and omnipotent. As humans we tend to, with our limited knowledge base, perceive things at their face value, and most...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Dear Mother Mother, you are wonderful. A marvelous member of the family of God, That’s who you are. Like lilies in the garden, you beautify our lives. You are a blessing. You are an inspiration. From the very beginning you loved me and nurtured...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:21 AM

The Man (In memory of the late Edward Seaga) You may have loved him, or resented him; Revered him, or else, tossed at him proverbial stones. He was one who made his mark upon this island he called home! He was no angel; that’s a given Nor...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:19 AM

As people at the American Alliance of Museums’ trade show passed their hands along the raised figures in touchable versions of a Vietnam War photograph, small metal sensors touched off recordings to explain whose picture they were touching and what...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Jamaica’s traditional job market is currently seeing massive disruption. The once highly demanded degree options are no longer required because corporations employ more efficient and low-cost options: technology. “So what now?” you may ask. “What...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:16 AM

The Police Officers’ Club was abuzz with excitement on May 25 as the finals of the Kiwanis Club of Eastern St Andrew-sponsored 2019 Early Childhood School Challenge Quiz Competition got under way. Four finalists vied for the first-prize trophy:...

Published:Sunday | June 9, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Ninety-one participants are set to graduate from the Aspiring Principals Programme (APP) on July 9, providing Jamaica with additional skill sets to continue the transformation of the education system. Over the past five years, the National College...

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