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Sports


Mona to host 28th staging of UWI Games

MONA: THE UNIVERSITY OF the West Indies, (UWI) Mona will host the 28thstaging of the biennial UWI, Intercampus Games – The UWI Games. More than 500 students from the four campuses of the regional University: Mona (Jamaica), St Augustine (Trinidad) Cave Hill (Barbados) and the Open Campus


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Opinion


When Thatcher met Manley... plus Seaga

Dear Editor, It is said Baroness Thatcher liked bright, handsome men. And why not? I recall when our own prime minister, Michael Manley, visited the UK after he won the 1989 election, he had a meeting with Mrs Thatcher at 10 Downing Street. The meeting was scheduled for 15 minutes. Mr


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Opinion


Latin America and the Caribbean after Hugo Chávez

WASHINTON: THE DEATH OF President Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías on March 5 marked the passing of one of the giants of Latin America and the Caribbean. During his life Chávez imposed himself like a colossus on his country and the wider world, using his forceful, extroverted, charismatic personality


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News


Why ‘Chudy’ is the new cool

MONA: THE RECENTLY LAUNCHED Chudy Zone presents students with creative new ways to use the Main Library in today’s tecnologically-driven world. The zone was officially launched on April 4 by The University of the West Indies Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (UWISTAT), the Vice


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News


UWI professor named to IUCN commission

Dr Noureddine Benkeblia, professor of Crop Science in the Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science & Technology at The UWI, Mona, has been named a full member of the International Union of Conservation of Nature, (IUCN) Commission on Ecosystem Management. IUCN is an international


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News


New internship programme for MSBM students

Undergraduate and graduate students at the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) now have an opportunity to participate in a structured internship programme designed to develop and stimulate their interests and provide them with real-world business experiences. This follows the recent


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News


Businessman shares winning recipe for success

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Keith Valentine Graham addressing the Mona School of Business and Management’s April 8 lecture titled, “Insights for Entrepreneurial Success”.

SCORES OF UWI, Mona students turned out to sample entrepreneur Keith Valentine

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Students urged to become entrepreneurs

Yaneek Page (5th from left) at the February launch of the Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) Small Grants Initiative sponsored by Walmart. Also attending the function (from left) are: Maria Pacheco, grantee,


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UWI graduates receive Prime Minister’s youth awards

KINGSTON: TIMAR JACKSON AND Kimani Kitson-Walters, 2012 graduates from the Faculty of Science & Technology, University of the West Indies, Mona, were among 45 outstanding young people recognised at the recent Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence. The two received awards in the


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May 6, 2013

Main


School of Education hits right notes

TRENCH TOWN: LIKE THE PIED Piper of Hamelin, the School of Education has been helping to guide scores of inner-city children on the path to a better life using music as part of broader research efforts that have been producing positive results. The School of Education has


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Feature


Surgical society transforming lives

MONA: Shanae Ludford (left), UWISS secretary and Keith-Ann Chin, treasurer share lens time. “SEE ONE, DO one, teach one”. This principle of medical practice has guided Chevaunne Sinclair,


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Feature


New university counsel appointed

MONA: LALETA DAVIS-MATTIS has been appointed university counsel and head of the Legal Unit with effect from March 1, 2013. She succeeds Dr Beverley Pereira who has retired. Davis-Mattis, who is Jamaican, first joined the academic staff at The UWI, Mona, in 2002 as an adjunct lecturer in


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