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Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMKate Torii

All students need to experience the world of work, particularly work of the future, long before they leave school, according to a new report.The latest Mitchell Institute report, Connecting the Worlds of Learning and Work, says that collaborating...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMDilip Menon

No author in contemporary times more wilfully damaged his reputation with cantankerous observations as did VS Naipaul. He had extreme and contrarian opinions on the big issues of the day, from colonialism to Islam and the travesties of nationalism in...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Book: The Ice Migration Author: Jacqueline Crooks Critic: Glenville Ashby, PhD Novelist Jacqueline Crooks stares down the prayerful optimist in The Ice Migration. And blink she doesn't.In this literary marvel, life is plagued by harsh relentless forces...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

West Kingston Power Partners (WKPP), on Thursday, September 20, launched WKPP's inaugural Energy Debating Competition.Under the theme 'Young Minds Powering Jamaica's Energy Future', JEP's affiliate provided students, teachers, sponsors, and other...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Land; Music PeopleSound systems are in our birth canalsLoving hard is in our brainsRiddim beats in our DNASo we know, Stone Love is in our veinsIt's impossible to be a JamaicanAnd not have music in your bloodWe are all the offspring of...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 8:23 PM

There has been a rise in non-standard forms of employment globally, including increases in temporary, part-time, and temporary agency work, subcontracting, dependent self-employment and disguised employment relationships. Today, approximately 20-...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 8:12 PM

The IDB Staff Association Art Gallery presents 6x6 Ceramic Tile, its first group show with the IDB Country Offices and in collaboration with JVS Project Space in NYC. 6x6 is an exhibition project of ceramic tile that invited artists from IDB...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:20 AM

For those of us outside of Africa, African masks can hold a certain aesthetic appeal or mysterious lure. After all the famous painter Pablo Picasso was inspired to create his cubist paintings after discovering African masks and other forms of...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:10 AM
Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Having a committed partner and good family relationships are important to most people. Countless novels, fairy tales, and movies have told romantic stories about love that endear us to the idea of romantic love.Sociologists, however, are less...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

When Roxanne Fletcher plays pan, she goes into a different plane.As she rehearsed with the UWI Panoridim Steel Orchestra recently, the rhythm, created with every strike of the contoured steel drums, seemed to electrify the Miss Curvy Jamaica 2018...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMDeniese Badroe

Today, September 23, is being observed as International Day of Sign Languages (IDSLs). This new annual celebration was declared by resolution of the United Nations on December 13, 2017. It affords individuals and advocacy groups around the globe the...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Recently, there have been reports of challenges to humanities' courses and programmes worldwide. Real or perceived, the humanities - languages, literatures, history, culture, philosophy - are declining in social status among the general populace....

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Summer, summer, sun so bright Summer, summer, clear and starry nights Summer, the time when school is out,Hear the children laugh and shout Dancing happily are the flowers and trees,The children rushing home, busy as bees The water shines like...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Old Harbour-based Sole Cyber Cafe is now offering Internet and surfing to students, and as an incentive, is offering three hours of free, Internet access until the end of October.After a student has completed his or her free access, the student...

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AMKen Chitwood

A throng of Trinidadians line up along the streets of St James and Cedros to admire the vibrant floats with beautifully bedecked models of mausoleums. Their destination is the waters of the Caribbean, where the crowds will push them out to float....

Published:Sunday | September 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Georgian Society of Jamaica, established in 1967 out of concern over the destruction and neglect of buildings of this period across the country, is seeking to raise awareness and get more persons to join the organisation.The Society, which has...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Bob Woodward's Fear is spreading quickly.Woodward's account of a dysfunctional Trump White House has already sold more than 750,000 copies, Simon...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON:The global medical education market 2018-2022 is expected to post a CAGR of close to 17 per cent during the forecast period, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.Technavio has published a new market research report on...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Every day we write emails, respond to text messages and leave comments underneath countless pictures and videos across social media.We do most of this writing on mobile devices, phones, laptops and tablets. The action of writing is so commonplace in...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The number 13, black cats, breaking mirrors, or walking under ladders may all be things you actively avoid if you're anything like the 25 per cent of people in the United States who consider themselves superstitious.Even if you don't consider...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VANCOUVER, Washington (AP):Linda Harbaugh knew she had to leave her home on Livingston Mountain - the space was too depressing.She walked a nearby gravel path in flip flops and on to a main road. When she reached the base of the mountain, she didn't...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMAmitabh Sharma

Being literate, for all of us who are reading these two words, it is basic, simple, and often not a difficult task, but for 750 million adults in this world, these words, or any letter in any language in the world, would be curved and abstract lines...

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