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Art & Leisure

Forty students from two St Andrew schools had a chance to get a heads-up and a hands-down on marine ecosystems and their importance.'Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future' was the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018, observed on Friday, February 2,...

When lights come on, cameras roll, and the action unfolds learning becomes fun. Michelle Serieux, the newly appointed Filmmaker in Residence at The Department of Literatures in English, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, plans to...

If you grew up in Kingston in the '70s and '80s, you probably know a thing or two about the JOS (Jamaica Omnibus Service).Looking back, the JOS, called the 'Jolly Joseph', was a cheap and efficient way to get around Kingston. Sometimes, however, one...

A boy, not unlike them, an Ethilian born of the feathers of the great goddess, yet ...What was he? An anomaly?An abomination. A male child with a girl's wings. White, the colour ... the colour ...They held him down and searched his privates, these...

Parents are aware that the first five years of a child's life are the most important. These are the years that children develop the foundation for future health, development, happiness, and learning achievement at school.Yet, early childhood...

MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP):A Vermont high school on Thursday, February 1, began flying a Black Lives Matter flag in what officials said was a commitment to make the mostly white institution more inclusive.The student-led flag raising is part of a...

Music is an integral part of Jamaica's cultural fabric. the influence of numerous cultures has been evident in the instruments that have been used over the decades to produce various genres of music. The benta is one such musical instrument, and is...

Emerging Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies are rapidly changing how people, business, society, and nations interact. Universities have a pivotal role to play. Their ability lies in three main dimensions: developing new technologies,...

As we approach the third decade of the new century, the subject of careers represents a minefield of uncertainty, particularly for parents and their school-leavers who find themselves balancing the pros and cons of tertiary education.At times, this...
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