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If one were to meet Yoko Yamada, her demeanor and persona would come across as someone who’s a very soft spoken, subtle, and gentle. Every bit of the Japanese gentleness – but then looks can be deceiving isn’t it?

Earl Lovelace needs no introduction. Masterfully original and versatile, his literary work has captivated ­generations. Honoured with ­numerous awards, including Trinidad and Tobago’s Chaconia Medal (gold), the President’s Medal...

Technology is all around us, and when used properly, it has many positives. Although those positives are well documented, many people are not convinced that using technology in the classroom is a good thing. After all, many students, while at home...

It has become almost standard that during the month of February, Reggae Month, and particularly on February 1, the birthday of Dennis Emmanuel Brown, radio disc jockeys will invite their listeners to call in to the various programmes and ­...

As unlikely as it seems, the building in this photograph was once the bustling train station of Montpelier in St James. It was the hub for connecting parts of Hanover and Westmoreland with towns across Jamaica. May Pen, Mandeville, Spanish Town,...

The last lines in the foreword of Bobby Sullivan’s Revolutionary Threads read, “With cooperative economics, together we can build an inclusive future truly worth living.” In the same afterword, he admits that he has woven together...

Immerse   I arrive at swimming dive in the pool, a cooling sensation greets me – so familiar, but it gets better every time.   I remember the first time – I cried. Now the bubbles that rise deliver a message.   I rise...

Saint International models made history as they were showcased in the coffee table book Balenciaga: Winter 18 that chronicles backstage, rehearsals, and runway action of Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2018 show held last year March in Paris. The book...

Recorded history has shown that humans have had a long-standing fascination with flying, so much so that Greeks immortalised it in the myth of a man named Icarus, who flew too close to the sun, causing his wax-covered wings to melt, casting him into the
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