Wed | Jan 24, 2018

Art & Leisure

The meandering path leading to Mount Providence, Clarendon, interchanges with asphalt and gravel. If one swears by Google Maps, its GPS tracking ends in the middle of nowhere. Time to switch apps - ask locals for directions."You are in the right...

In an effort to take the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) to new levels of operational excellence, the company has embarked on a strategic innovative leadership development programme - iLead.iLead, acronym for Leadership, Excellence and Development,...

As preparations continue for the implementation of the Primary Exit Profile (PEP), the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information continues to heighten public awareness of the initiative.With just-concluded town hall meetings across the island,...

Who is a poet, one might ask a dreamer, one may perceive; with their mind constantly traversing the path of the surreal, fantasy with myriad of thought processes on how they perceive the world and beyond, and percolating the complex thought...

Book: Autobiography of a little Jamaican Boy, Survival of a Delicate Orchid among Thorny WeedsAuthor: Kenneth G. BlakeCritic: Dr Glenville AshbyKenneth Blake is an elder, and a personage deserving of every accolade accorded to him. A treasure trove...

Last week we highlighted that STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education is being embraced as a means of internally generating the socioeconomic and technological conditions for development. Critical and relevant humanities...

In our ongoing series highlighting Jamaica's history through artefacts, we focus on the jade petaloid celt (axe head).Petaloid celts were cutting tools that the Tainos made from river stones. These were chiselled and shaped to an edge and made in a...

Texaco recently awarded 12 winners a total of $1.2 million from their just concluded Back to School Brawta promotion. Each individual collected $100,000, and schools of their choice received grants of $100,000 each.The winners were Omar Davis, Cleon...

Ian Boyne -Profile of a man Larger than life Our living room guest for almost thirty years Mesmerised epics of blood, sweat and tears Stories of triumph Tumbling fears Many would give up But for inspirational feats Thrashing the odds Winning the fights,...
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