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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...
People visit Perrotin gallery of the 14th edition of Art Dubai at Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC.

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...

Six students – three from Hillel Academy and three from the Duhaney Park Primary School – are singing the praises of debating as an excellent tool for building confidence, language, communication and critical thinking skills. Both schools were...

L ynda Edwards and George Graham are two Jamaica-born writers who are a generation apart, living in Florida. George was born in 1934 in Black River, Lynda was born in 1967 in Mandeville. George spoke with Lynda about her new book, Friendship...

Gazing at the moon, missing my love afar The ocean gives birth to a full moon so bright, Which sheds silver light over us oceans apart. Yearning for thee, I resent the long, long night; Sleepless at all, how can I feel peace at heart? The candle...

There is something about historical perspectives – they seldom cease to awe or intrigue us. As we talk of perspectives, the monuments across the world, from the pyramids in Egypt, the Great Wall of China, ancient cities of Rome and Athens, the...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP): The construction worker stood on his tiptoes and tried to arrange a crown of thorns on a statue of Jesus while architect Jorge Rigau fired a flurry of directions from beneath the ladder. “Grab it like this and move it...

How can I not miss her? By Bannong Liu Translated by Rick Rugang Ye A few silky clouds float in the sky. Embracing the ground, a gentle breeze blows by. Oh! It touches and stirs my hair. How can I not miss her – my fair? Moonlight is in...
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