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Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

At present, students’ agitation is on the increase. However, it is not their fault. They are in themselves very good-natured. The fault lies with the teachers, elders and the Government. It is a decided factor that the emphasis of the present...

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP): A New Orleans museum plans to launch an elaborate night-time sound-and-light show next year to showcase individual stories of bravery and sacrifice during World War II. The National WII Museum plans to premier its Expressions...

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Communications company Infinity Integrated Marketing Communications Limited (Infinity IMC) rewarded Kaneal Gayle as one of the most outstanding students in the Caribbean School of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) Master of Arts (MA) programme at...

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Jamaica’s primary and high school students are poised to become the next generation of innovators in the fast-growing digital economy. With the recent announcement of a $150-million partnership involving Digicel, the Amber Group and the Ministry of...

Published:Sunday | November 28, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Abstaining from unhealthy practices – junk food All this time, I wanted to be fit as a fiddle. But eating unhealthy foods, how can I be fit? Eating burgers, pizzas, cakes, candies and drinking sodas are All in my mind running up and down...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:11 AM

What a time!! Another poor soul is left contemplating Whether to take his own life. So much darkness on the outside Blocking sweet dreams and peace of mind. A virus is on the rampage Creating havoc everywhere it turns. Rivalry now joins the...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Parents should teach their children what is good and what is bad, right from their childhood. They should not be satisfied merely by securing admission in a college and acquiring a degree by their children. They should ensure that their children...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:09 AM

A missing duke, the tomb of Thutmose IV, and Sherlock Holmes all converge in The Return of the Pharaoh, the newest instalment of Nicholas Meyer’s take on the adventures of the world-renowned detective. Meyer’s book brings readers to early 20th-...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:07 AM
Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:07 AM

In the first week of November, Donovan Hunter, principal at Denham Town High School, held a discussion with Rosemary Duncan, director at Buju Banton Foundation, requesting the Foundation present a workshop focusing on ‘The Importance of Mathematics...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:06 AMBrian Mittendorf - Contributor

The eye-popping sale price of US$69 million on March 11, 2021, for a non-fungible token (NFT) created by the digital artist Beeple sent shock waves through the art world. More multimillion-dollar sales of these digital assets that exist on a...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Since kicking off on October 22, the annual Seeds for the Future programme has seen over 25 Jamaicans registered and participating in the educational and cultural-exchange programme with Huawei. The number has increased by over 100 per cent since...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Across Jamaica, many parents are struggling to cover the cost of sending their children to school. Adding to the difficulties, the financial assistance they would traditionally receive from educational institutions is no longer available as...

Published:Sunday | November 14, 2021 | 12:08 AM

It is absolutely necessary to teach the spirit of idealism to students so that they fill their hearts with love and give happiness to one and all. Today, there are a number of educational institutions all over the world, but how many have...

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Jamaican poet and law lecturer Natalie Corthesy will be the featured presenter at the African American Writers’ Alliance on Sunday, November 14. Corthesy will be reading from her second book of poems, Sky Juice, which is a celebration of Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2021 | 12:08 AM

The word ‘Educare’ has its origin in the Latin word ‘Educare’, which means ‘to elicit’. Educare has two aspects, the worldly and the spiritual. Worldly education brings out the latent knowledge pertaining to the physical world. Spiritual...

Published:Sunday | November 7, 2021 | 12:06 AMGlenda Anderson - Arts and Education Writer

Twenty-six-year-old Jamaica-born Acquille Dunkley opened his first exhibition of contemporary art pieces last month in a format which is unusual in both in its style and subject. For this self-taught artist, this project has taken seven years to...

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2021 | 12:09 AM

LONDON (AP) A Cambridge University college handed over a bronze cockerel looted from Africa in the 19th century to Nigerian authorities as part of a modest but growing effort in some European countries to return African art taken by colonial...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Cuban President, Dr Fidel Castro, visited Jamaica in October 1977. He arrived on the island on October 16. There was tight security at the airport, which was relieved by clear, sunlit skies, and the disarming smiles of government officials and...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Hundreds of students sitting the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) in 2022 began live classes on Tuesday, October 19 through an online exam preparation programme being facilitated by Scotia Foundation in partnership with One on One...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2021 | 12:06 AMAmitabh Sharma - Arts and Education Coordinator

“My life is my message,” once said Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi – Mahatma Gandhi as he is known the world over. India’s national leader, reformer was a great communicator. He connected with the masses, mobilised a whole country against the mighty...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:09 AM

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...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:07 AM

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...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:06 AM

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...

Published:Saturday | October 9, 2021 | 12:06 AMFrançoise Makanda - Contributor

A cadre of prominent Canadian Black Health researchers is coming together as The Black Health Education Collaborative (BHEC) to provide black health education for all health professionals and students. The collaborative’s first module will be...

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