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Why weren’t women allowed to act in Shakespeare’s plays? – Anastasia, Herdon, Virginia, 15 The role of Desdemona, the devoted, loving wife murdered by her husband in Othello, wasn’t performed by a woman until 1660 – about six decades after...

Dr Maurice McNaughton (left), director for the centre of Excellence and Innovation at the Mona School of Business & Management, and Kayon Mitchell (right), executive director of FLOW Foundation with some of the graduates of the Skills for the Future progr

The FLOW Foundation recently graduated 450 students from its second cohort of the Skills for the Future Programme. The recent graduation now brings the total to almost 600 Jamaicans that have successfully completed the programme, many of whom are...

From 2005, Tricia Nicholas’ love for corporate governance has grown. Corporate governance is a system by which companies are directed and controlled. For Tricia, her experience and law background make her the perfect candidate for this job. She...

American painter Spencer Reinhard is loving the new art he is diligently producing. Currently an artist-in-residence at Blue Macaw in Boscobel, Reinhard says his first trip to Jamaica has stirred his creative senses, and he couldn’t be happier....

On January 30, I wrote about the first government ministers appointed following Constitutional Reform and the first general election for the House of Representatives held under Universal Adult Suffrage in December 1944. This election was won by the...

A Preponderance of Thoughts is an ode to surviving depression. It outlines the author’s frantic, yet palpable emotions in a fight to stay alive. The poems explore and tackle the many questions asked when one’s mind is spiralling into a perfect...

Students of the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts launched ‘State of Mind’ art exhibition at the CAG[e] gallery on campus. By having open dialogues of what the concept of the human ‘state of mind’, through art, and what mental...

Apparitions Hello, ghostly angel of the night, Here, the other ghost of recent apparitions That make the last minutes of a life a worthy passage Dancing at DubC we crossed each other’s eyes smiling As two palms swinging a sweet storm together...

The Gleaner, one of the oldest newspapers in the western hemisphere, predates the abolition of chattel slavery in Jamaica in 1838. It has reported on every major national event and milestone since then. And, its archives are an enviable repository...
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