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After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, the Revolutionary Party and Government changed the names of some towns to the names of different Latin American and Caribbean countries.This explains why some places in Cuba bear names such as Trinidad, El...

Book: Get on the Bike Author: Marsha Norman Critic: Dr Glenville Ashby Marsha Norman sets the tone with perfect imagery. A bicycle represents movement, a means of taking a rider to a specific destination. Without...

The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) on Saturday, April 7, 2018, hosted Sharon Johnson-Wright as she launched her book, Vantage Point - An Anthology of Poems, which is a collection of published Jamaican poetry.Johnson-Wright's anthology touches on...

Mastery in the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is reflected in a student’s ability to apply content knowledge, skills and abilities outlined in the National Standards Curriculum (NSC).  The expected student outcomes in the NSC are grounded in...

William Knibb Memorial High School in Martha Brae, Trelawny, alma mater of sprinting superstar Usain Bolt, was recently the venue for the launch of a book on the school's history, William Knibb Memorial High School: The First Fifty Years 1961-2011....

Jamaica is known internationally for producing world-class athletes in various sports such as track and field, swimming and boxing.One of the athletes who helped to set this foundation of sporting excellence on an international stage was Michael...

The Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona, will host a creative writing workshop facilitated by writer-in-residence Dr Curdella Forbes.The four weekly sessionsof workshop will run four consecutive Wednesdays...

"Corporates don't create jobs, start-ups do," said Devin Collins, associate director, Ventureprise business accelerator and incubator at UNC Charlotte.Redefining the way we perceive academia and how it can integrate seamlessly into the contemporary...

Kingston Harbour has the distinction of being the seventh largest natural harbour in the world. The Palisadoes, a strip of land across the harbour from Kingston, provides a natural breakwater and gives the harbour protection.Anyone visiting Kingston...
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