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It was an evening at the 2017 JET Programme, send-off reception, as is customary, where accolades poured, toasts were raised, and wishes heaped upon the eighteen youngsters who were due to depart to Japan, to begin their journey as assistant...

Forty-four students and eight student companies from across Jamaica participated last week in Junior Achievement (JA) Jamaica’s Seventh Annual Technology and Innovation Conference at the University of the West Indies, Mona. They were drawn from...

How to catch a murderer?As nearly every episode of Law As nearly every episode of Law & Order reminds us, autopsy results are crucial to identifying the suspect and proving guilt. But in Jamaica, where there is a lack of forensic pathologists...

Thousands of people throughout the region had fun experiences with birds and nature in June during the Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival. Dozens of festival events took place on different islands to celebrate the birds that live only here.Activities...

If you were watching TVJ News recently, you would have seen a report discussing the fact that university graduates are having a difficult time finding employment after they have completed their studies.Apart from the usual reasons, such as a...

JAD Binders, owned and operated by the Jamaica Association for the Deaf (JAD), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Bookophilia on June 29.The MOU formalises arrangements between both entities in which Bookophilia will serve as a retail...

The enthusiasm of 650-plus students about to graduate from high school was on full display at an event to celebrate their accomplishments and to encourage them to pursue post-secondary education."When I say 'I am,' you say 'great'" said educator...

While you were hereWhile we were together things were different for meBut how much you meant to me was what I failed to seeA bad dream did not matter because into your arms I would crawlBut now all I cling to after nightmares is the cold, bare...

Blooming flowers and the cool shade of trees owe their existence and potency to one simple reason: their roots are well embedded. This fact is often overlooked as everyone is reaping the benefits of the sweetness of the fruits that bear in abundance...
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