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Let Love Be My Guide – Motherhood can be both difficult and beautiful. This painting is a reflection on the moments of beauty and intimacy that we find, and how they remain blooming always in memory, strengthening and guiding us through the challenging

In the collection of poems below, we hear from daughters in awe of their mothers, sons missing theirs, and mothers taking us into their childbearing confidences, as Meeting Ground expresses gratitude on Mother’s Day. – Ann-Margaret Lim Mother in...

Artist Deirdre Freeman poses in her studio in Alameda, California. Freeman, who has hung over 120 pieces of artwork on telephone poles to spread joy to others, says, “It’s starting a love and kindness movement, which is what we need.”

ALAMEDA, California (AP): Deirdre Freeman walks the mile from her home, lugging a large, colourful painting and tote bag with her hammer and nails. Her destination is a telephone pole at a busy intersection, where she will hang her largest “...

Pandemic demon “Leave us Covid!” I must rebuke, Be gone now! Merciless pestilence, Obey you must; And desist cunningly Stay with your wiles Away to snatch the Next unsuspecting soul. Covid, retreat! Relieve us of your Intimidating presence, I...

A scientist at the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Canada Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionise treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. Daniel Drucker receives the...

Theophilus Albert Marryshow (1887-1958), Grenadian politician and father of West Indian Federalism, once owned and operated a newspaper, The West Indian, with the famous masthead, ‘The West Indian Must Be West Indian’. In its first issue, on...

Middle East’s leading art fair, Art Dubai, launched its 14th edition of the iconic Gate Building in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Art Dubai runs from March 29 to April 3. Featuring 50 leading contemporary and modern galleries from...

WUHAN, China (AP): Scribbled instructions for incoming patients plastered on the window of a silent hospital reception counter. A lone worker in a hazmat suit steadily spraying disinfectant in an empty hospital hallway. Such scenes from the height...

To the tune of Huanxisha Written by Yan Shu Translated by Wu Chunxiao Our life is but a measured span of light Our heart breaks often at each parting night. Decline not, then, many a feast and rite With their Terpsichorean art so light...

Following the awe and wonder expressed by Jamaicans at the news of 144 Jamaican ‘mongrel’ dogs receiving visas and travelling by special charter to new owners and homes in Canada, readers might be mistaken in thinking that the book Jamaican...
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