As part of efforts to bolster the health and safety measures brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, members of the graduating class of 1989 have donated $600,000 to their alma mater, Oberlin High School, to help with sanitation projects. The donation will significantly enhance the ability of the school to meet the stipulated protocols of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information as well as those of the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
Kimani Gibbons has not forgotten where he grew up. The young ‘baller’ stays connected to his community by helping the youth build themselves into powerful and positive adults. His creation of the Aptitude Football Academy is a hands-on effort to give neighbourhood youth a chance to experience positive choices. He needs your support in any way you can provide it.
Two nights of impeccable performances. This concert shows how Jamaica invited the world to #ComeKetchDdRiddim for Reggae Month. Virtual audiences enjoyed Reggae Month's Global Reggae Nights and had a ball rocking, dancing, singing and commenting.
The Jamaica Stock Exchange has put its hand in the life-saving realm by donating an incubator to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. These types of donation are immediately felt and put to practice. There is always room for more of these types of contributions and support of our hospitals.
Chris Gayle has decided that he is still ready to play his signature sport. He is in the process of suiting up to represent the region. The West Indies will have one more star player on their side.
Football is said to have the power to bring people from all walks of life together. Football, in the words of avid fans, is "a lifestyle". We had a reason with some football enthusiasts. What you'll find in this article will either deepen your love for the sport or spark an interest.
When black workers of 19th century Jamaica asserted their freedom on December 27, 1831, the Right Excellent Samuel Sharpe fueled their resolve. Our physical emancipation was built on this man's dedication, which he carried until his last breath. Today, Jamaica celebrates the day that ended slavery.
Jamaica and the United States of America held their first Strategic Dialoguevirtually on December 3, 2020. The two countries focused on their sharedcommitment to build upon their strong bilateral ties with emphasis on theireconomic, political, technical and security cooperation. In this spirit, the two countries agree to adopt this joint statement and to hold an […]
It is always a pleasure to see the world reach for the best and the brightest, and they end up Jamaican. We salute you Dr Walcott for this major honour and wish you well with continued success.
The importance of gratitude and helping others are some of the lessons Mrs. Patricia Eves-McKenzie learnt along her journey. The retired master teacher is a lover of life, God and positivity. She takes pleasure in helping people realise and achieve their goals, while reminding them that it is never too late to dream.
Luke Williams is a gem for creating a writing competition for Jamaican youth to release their imagination. Each competitor will use their story as an escape to create a world that they control and can mold. The aim is to tell the youth to dream big. Don't let this situation keep you from that dream. Use the time to create positive ways that will impact you for the rest of your life.
Generating what is needed to re-create one’s own life during this pandemic, I believe, first starts with acceptance. The Oxford dictionary defines acceptance as the quality of being willing to accept an unpleasant or difficult situation. The approval requires a desire to value the good, the bad and the ugly of your life. Conversely, it […]