Bellywoman Omen: Navigating a world of challenges

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Sistren Theatre Collective’s Bellywoman Bangarang, directed by Camille Quamina, is the most recent production of the School of Drama at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts and the second production for this semester.At the time…

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How are millennials succeeding?

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To maximise your chances of building a successful start-up, you should wait until your 42nd birthday to become an entrepreneur, advises a recent MIT study. Unsurprisingly, younger founders are often less experienced and consequently have a lower…

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Poems

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High School Crush Words left unsaid Diaries un-read For fear it would betray The turmoil in my head I see other girls you’re with And imagined it was me But hide for shame you will discover My rabid jealousy.I want to unleash passion’s fist To make you…

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This week’s shutterbugs

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Mona Prep student performs at HRMAJ conference

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Crabbing in Heroes Circle

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Who remembers crabbing in old time Jamaica?I grew up in Westmoreland and as I recall in the 70s, crabs would swarm the parish during heavy rains. As a little boy, the first thing you had to learn before going crabbing was how to hold the crab by the…

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A Grass-roots Jamaican Cultural Model

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Consumption of ganja is embedded in Jamaica, but there is a dearth of research documenting the evolved cultural experience and understanding surrounding this plant. This dearth, and the intrinsic value of the humanities for research on cultural…

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Kelly McIntosh | NSWMA talking garbage!

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Something is rotten, and it is not in the state of Denmark. It is right here in Coopers Hill, St Andrew, Jamaica. And judging from the pictures flooding my Facebook wall and Twitter timeline, the decay has spread beyond the confines of just my…

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Mark Wignall | JLP on a high and PNP in neutral

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By the time you read this column, you will know that the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will have completed two-thirds of its annual conference, and today, Sunday, PM Andrew Holness will seek to deliver his best speech in the hope of…

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Gordon Robinson | Open range on lawyers?

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The legal profession seems determined to ignore the real problem and use some lawyers’ avariciousness to make freedom of contract the scapegoat.The Gleaner reports (November 11): “Faced with a mountain of allegations against attorneys, the General…

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