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In the age of the quest for reparations, the word “preservation” is now taboo in reference to historic buildings. We can no longer say that we have an interest in “preserving” historic buildings because if they were built in the period of...
As a cultural initiative dedicated to the creation of a Downtown Kingston Art District (DKAD), Kingston Creative recognised the importance of partnerships between government, business, and the residents, the diverse stakeholders in the oldest part of our c

“A single twig breaks, but a bundle of twigs is strong” (Tecumseh, Shawnee Warrior, North America). Kingston Creative has delivered over 54 meet-ups, 23 artwalks, 74 murals, with hundreds of creatives trained in the short space of five years. The...

Dear Father I miss being a child Not for a reason, you may assume As I get older I find myself being consumed By nostalgia of my father in his prime Nothing like this man when he shines He was always there and knocking the time I miss my...

Integrity Take off that mask and reveal your true identity. We need a world where there is true authenticity. Revealing unquestionable character and people of high moral standards and integrity. Unmask the deception and dishonesty. Don’t you...

In 1962, one woman was appointed to the Senate, she was Esme Melbro Grant. She was an unsuccessful candidate for the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in Westmoreland Central in the April general election. Through the Senate, she was appointed...

Education must result in humility, which is the best credential for success in life. That yields wealth and, through wealth, one can promote righteousness and engage in charity. This ensures happiness here and hereafter. Humility cannot come by...

The death of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted public displays of grief around the world – from public gatherings at Buckingham Palace in London, and condolences from world leaders, to individuals reflecting on social media about what she meant to...

Festivals in India are centred around changing seasons, and being a predominant agrarian society, they pay homage to mother nature for bestowing a good harvest. In the southern Indian state of Kerala, which is, among others, the spice capital, home...

I noted from researching my article last week that only one woman was elected to the House of Representatives in the general election of April 1962. This was Iris Winifred King. She represented the People’s National Party (PNP) in the Kingston West...

On Friday, August 26, Greek graphic designer Maria Papaefstathiou launched her poster exhibition, ‘Portraits of Jamaica’, at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies (UWI). Co-hosts of the event were the Institute of...
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