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Art & Leisure

Jamaicans who are from St Ann should be quite proud of the sons of their parish who have made an indelible mark in the world – the parish is home to larger-than-life personalities Robert Nesta Marley and the Right Excellent Marcus Garvey. Garvey...

Book: The Edge of the World Authors: Julian Iragorri and Lou Aronica Reviewer: Glenville Ashby Julian Iragorri and Lou Aronica traverse time, cities, and cultures in The Edge of the World. It is a deftly penned narrative based on what a famous...

As his citation was being read, The University of the West Indies’ (UWI) professor emeritus of English, Edward Baugh, stood very still with his eyes fixed to the ceiling of the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in St Andrew. He did not fidget. It was...

A professional development workshop themed ‘Parent, Teacher Bonding – Collaborating For Success’ will be hosted on August 29 at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture...

“I am pleasantly surprised, or should I say I might be speechless, too,” said Alkesei Sazonov, head of consular section, Embassy of the Russian Federation in Jamaica. His reaction was not centred around any geopolitical discussion or debating on...

In A Sip of Cerasee Tea: Taking the Boldest Steps, we see the author, Sandra E. Williams chronicling the life of a young woman – Sanaa Wallenston –whose social awareness awakening coincided with the lead up years to the 1980 election in Jamaica....

Book Review: The Music Vendor and Other Stories of Kingston Author: St Hope Earl McKenzie Critic: Glenville Ashby, PhD The Music Vendor is subtly intoxicating. Written with poise and seamless passion, it captures the aesthetics of Jamaican life....

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) The death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for a man who boldly experimented with colour, but the muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay of some of his Caracas art works...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP): Over 100 people packed the lobby of a San Francisco public high school to view a controversial mural criticised as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people. Officials allowed visitors to see the...

The Jamaica sugar planter in the mid-18th century was a man marked for his great wealth, ostentation, and excesses. In 1771, a popular play opened in London. In the opening scene, there was a bustling preparation for a planter’s return to London...
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