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2005: Members of the 2nd Battalion of the Jamaica Regiment stand guard outside of the cenotaph of the National Heroes Park.

The National Heroes Park is considered to be one of Jamaica’s most historic sites. It is situated on lands formerly known as Kingston Race Course and is located at National Heroes Circle, close to Allman Town and in the vicinity of two major...
An illustration depicting the 1848 protest against slavery in St Martin.

October 19 is National Heroes’ Day in Jamaica, and as the poems below remind us of people in the past who fought for freedom, whether from all forms of slavery, or colonialism, they also remind us that there are heroes today still fighting for the...

The year 2020 hasn’t been one to remember – in fact, for a lot of people it has been an outright nightmare. The pandemic, along with political turmoil and social unrest, has brought anxiety, heartbreak, righteous anger, and discord to many. Amid...

GB Energy-Texaco Jamaica has donated J$1.1 million worth of resources to 11 schools across the island. The evaluation for the adjudication of these awards was done in conjunction with the Texaco Dealer Council led by Derrick Thompson, former...

Shemar Bernard, a student at Foga Road High School, is exceedingly passionate about becoming a successful, renowned artist. Bernard talked about being a creative and passionate student. He is responsible for many of the stunning art pieces that...

“Employers prefer humanities graduates,” said Nicole Plummer, associate dean for marketing and outreach in the Faculty of Humanities and Education at The University of the West Indies, Mona. She added with strong conviction that the faculty was...

The God in each one of us The God in each of us is not asleep Though most of us have gagged Him, Closed His eyes, and tied His feet! Each day we try to suffocate Him Based on our lurid acts, or, deeds Which, for many, seem...

From his position as pastor of this church, the Reverend Dr Devon Dick has offered readers his new book, Enduring Advocacy for a Better Jamaica. This is his third book, the other two being The Cross and the Machete and Rebellion to Riot. The...

During the online series ‘Culture Shock’ with Canute Neil Ellis, which aired live on Facebook, Janine Jkuhl, as guest co-host of the ‘Live Flutes Jamaica and Indonesia’ show, was given a surprise virtual presentation of certification for having...
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