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Art & Leisure

"I met so many Jamaican people, and I felt their kindness during my stay in Jamaica," said Yukino Tsubokura, a 17-year-old student from Yonago High School in Tottori prefecture in Japan. She and her nine classmates had a chance to visit the island...

There are seldom occasions and there are rarely people to describe that put one at a loss for words - where similes and attributes seem to lose their sheen. Perhaps, in essence it would be akin to trying to match the intensity of sunlight with a...

Book: This Is For You Author: Angel Castillo Critic: Dr Glenville Ashby In her first published work, Angel Castillo proves her salt as a writer of enviable range. At the outset, Castillo paints a world of charred ruins gnawing away at her nascent mind...

In 2015, one of Jamaica's telecommunications companies announced that the number of subscribers to its service who use smartphones surpassed one million.Three years later this number has grown exponentially and is still growing. Cell phones are as...

"Farming can be very creative," said Aika Nakakomi, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) volunteer, as she scooped up a handful of compost and sifted it in a plastic barrel cut vertically in half.Creativity began just there, with innovative...

From Senegal to Ethiopia, artists, governments, and museums are eagerly awaiting a report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron on how former colonisers can return African art to Africa.The study by French art historian Benedicte Savoy...

Author Barbara Ellis chronicles a transitional period in the black experience. It is the postslavery era, but freedom brings a new set of challenges.An African Journey is acaptivating sequel that details slavery's aftermath, the curious events...

Diwali, also referred to as Deepavali or Dipavali, is the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated between mid-October and mid-November every year.This festival is usually associated with Hinduism, but it is also celebrated by Sikhs and Jains...

After a 13-year-hiatus, fine artist Errol Moo Young will showcase his works at a solo exhibition, which will open on Saturday, December 1, at Grosvenor Gallery in Manor Park.The exhibition will be officially opened by Dr Aggrey Irons and will run...
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