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Due to popular demand, the deadline for registration to the CB Group UWI 5K & Smart Eggs Kids K has been extended to Thursday, December 2, 2021.

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has penned an agreement with Sandals Resorts International (SRI) and Florida International University’s (FIU) Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, solidifying a landmark industry-academic alignment partnership to establish a world-class tourism training institute based at the University.

The buzz word of worldwide news seems to be related to the global conference of the United Nations COP26, currently being held in Glasgow, Scotland. It has been an extended and broad meeting, as the consequences of climate change have become acceptable for public attention on a world stage.

The region’s tourism challenges have not been created by COVID-19, but have simply been exposed and amplified believes Professor Andrew Spencer, who was recently the first person to be promoted to the position of Professor of Tourism at University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona.

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed yesterday forming a high-powered partnership agreeing to establish the Gordon “Butch” Stewart International School of Hospitality and Tourism that will train the next generation of Caribbean industry leaders and immortalise its greatest icon.

From one CXC to MSc with distinction.

That’s the story of 31-year-old Castio Williams, who endured failure, tragedy, family challenges and financial difficulties, but triumphed.

He now proudly holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in international public and development management from The University of the West Indies (UWI).

Strict COVID measures were in place at this year's graduation photo sessions at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, disallowing extra company, including close family and friends. But for 22-year-old David-Asher, Jon-Michael and Marc-Anthony Davis, they were able to share the experience and milestone together as a family and best friends because they are triplets.

“When Johnny comes marching home” was a popular marching song in the American Civil War (1861-65) used mainly by the Confederate army which seemed to use singing as a motivation on long marches even as they lost the war.

Life in Jamaica is never dull, so when you write it is like composing an obituary long after the deceased has been interred. So the most a writer can do is to speak from a position of recent history that will be quickly forgotten. I intend to touch only a few of the topics that happened as some of these may portend the things to come (like the Muses of Greek mythology).

Rocked by the death of their mother Hilda, the Robinson sisters, Jody-Ann and Stacey-Ann, with the love and support of their father Edward, banded together to ensure they achieved academic success to honour their mother's memory.


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