Tue | Jun 15, 2021

Art & Leisure

A sculpture created out of e-waste in the likeness of Mount Rushmore and the G7 leaders on a hill in Hayle, Cornwall, England.

Ever wondered where that one swanky smartphone or the ‘outdated’ tablet or laptop ends up when they are replaced by their versions 2.0? Most of them end up in landfills across the world. It is estimated that the world produces as much as 50 million...

It was lunchtime at the Ocho Rios resort, and Latoya was having a telephone conversation with a total stranger that was not on her ‘today’s things to do’ list. The female voice on the other end of the line had a Kingston inner-city accent, and...

It is morning Jamaica! Please wake up. Please Jamaica just listen up! The demons are at your gate Your sons and daughters are dying Your babes and suckling are crying If you are not awake soon They may not live to see Noon Several have tried to...

A narrative by Brianna McFarlane At the beginning of the lockdown, like everyone else, I thought it would be temporary and fun. I was so excited to stay at home because I didn’t have to wake up so early, and I felt that a lot of school pressure...

Honeybees are big money makers for the agriculture sector. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in 2019, the value of the US Honey Industry was over US$339 million. According to a Jamaica Information Service report, the Ministry of...

A narrative by Abigail Martin and Abraham Martin We are so excited about Child Month! We have a month for ourselves to celebrate! I really believe that children are the future and that we should be nurtured, guided, and protected. As we...

High way love The man with his taxi chomping horn honking in peak hours pushing out from the minor road on to the major thoroughfare shoving himself before me and then stopping suddenly to seize the next opportunity simultaneously jerking me to...

WESTMORELAND, New Hampshire (AP) Much like the round clock faces, gears, and planets that often populate his artwork, Robert Seaman has come full circle. Seaman, 88, has been drawing since he was a boy, and at age 60, left a real estate career...

In the collection of poems below, we hear from daughters in awe of their mothers, sons missing theirs, and mothers taking us into their childbearing confidences, as Meeting Ground expresses gratitude on Mother’s Day. – Ann-Margaret Lim Mother in...

ALAMEDA, California (AP): Deirdre Freeman walks the mile from her home, lugging a large, colourful painting and tote bag with her hammer and nails. Her destination is a telephone pole at a busy intersection, where she will hang her largest “...
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