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"Books are a means to an end," says Marcelo Simonetti, Chilean journalist, writer, and screenwriter, and a vociferous proponent of the written word.His journey to the literary world kicked off literary and figuratively after his childhood dream of...

The social media platforms Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, are a part of our everyday lives, and they are also a manifestation of how digital technology has changed the way we live, work, study and play.These innovations allow us to...

After retiring as chief executive officer of the GraceKennedy Group in 2011, it was his successor, Donald Wehby, who suggested to Douglas Orane that he write a book encapsulating the many speeches he had delivered during an illustrious career with...

Love's FireBurning with a fireLike VesuviusI turned to him A stoneRubbing the two sticksOf my love togetherFound himDeathly still, inanimate, coldIt seems there is no honourFor unrequited loversCharting the lastFrontiers of the boldWish I had...

"It's hard work ... literally," says University of Toronto Professor Michael Gervers, an expert on Ethiopian history.Gervers, a professor in the department of historical and cultural studies at U of T (University of Toronto) Scarborough, received a...

Ras Natango, his wife Tamika and son Ayale are artists and artisans in their own right, and a visit to their property, Ahhh Ras Natango Gallery and Gardens, in Camrose, St James reaffirms that.Their story is inspirational and colourful. It started...

In several literature classes at Mona over the years, I have thought it useful to cite an early text by Lorna Goodison, Jamaica's poet laureate, which highlights the power of the word. The poem begins: "Some of my worst wounds/ have healed into...

We continue our journey to highlight Jamaica's history through trivia and artefacts. Today we highlight the Home Sweet Home Lamp.This oil lamp is fondly called the Home Sweet Home lamp because of the words that delicately decorate its glass shade....
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