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A creation by Carol Campbell.

An open-air ‘Living Museum’ concept is coming to southern St Elizabeth. The brainchild of the Wattle and Red Earth (WARE) Collective, a non-profit organisation launched by a group of Jamaicans, who are seeking to preserve and restore historic...

In a twist of fate – something he’s become acquainted with – Bloomington artist Joe Lee’s personal history has led him to create a graphic novel he hopes will tell the story of a Holocaust survivor who forgave her tormentors. The loss of two...

Professor Mervin Morris

Monday, October 18, we celebrate Heroes Day in Jamaica. We also have individual heroes and for many of us, they include our parents and a few others. My living Jamaican heroes include: Olive Senior, Eddie Baugh, Mervyn Morris, Kwame Dawes and...

The moon waxes and wanes, your dear comes and goes; the moon turns full and narrow, for our life’s happiness and sorrow; for both human and nature, imperfection is universal. We are one thousand miles apart; the moon looks always dear to...

President of Tanzania Julius K. Nyerere paid a very active four-day visit to Jamaica in September 1974. He received a rousing welcome from the thousands which thronged the Norman Manley International Airport. Here are some pictorial highlights of...

Life recycled Blood runs in the streets from the gun – More blood runs in the streets from him – he could not run: The sound of gunshots masks cries as another man dies. Blood runs burning the spot where the ammunition caught. More blood runs...

Carefully interweaving stories about the life of an organisation in tandem with the life of an interesting human being, Jermel Shim presents his latest publication, The Lay Magistrates’ Association of Jamaica and its Founder Oscar L.N. Shim. Newly...

The city of Paris unveiled a monumental artwork built around an actual monument: the Arc de Triomphe completely wrapped in silver and blue fabric. The installation by late artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude, who conceived the project in 1961,...

Last year summer, Olive Senior, Jamaica’s current Poet Laureate, started posting poems on the pandemic on her Facebook and Twitter pages. The poems were mostly generated from words or phrases specific to the pandemic, such as ‘Corona’, ‘Flattening...
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