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  • jamaican-money

    Don’t blame politicians, blame the society that breeds them

    Politicians — everyone loves to hate them. They are hated because they constantly engage in acts contrary to the will of the people; they are made butt of jokes because they do extremely daft things, and we rail against their acts of incompetence because they affect us directly. We...
  • Nationalism needed on this issue of plastic

    Jamaica has taken a big step as it relates to protecting the environment. As of 2019 and phased through to 2020, Jamaica will be banning the importation and production of single-use plastic, styrofoam and cling wrap, in all but the most urgent cases such as hospitals, etc. This step...
  • The real legacy of storytelling

    The art of storytelling is an important tool in the communication and preservation of ideas, information, the retention of religious beliefs, and life skills required for self-preservation under difficult circumstances. For many people across the globe it has been their only method of preserving knowledge and passing these to...
  • Years don’t necessarily make for better relationships

    Years don’t change bad behaviour. A concerted effort and a resolve to change a behaviour is what usually works. That said, many people stay in bad/sad/toxic/dead-end relationships because they have been in it for years, and therefore do not want to “waste those years”. However, the years of being...
  • coffee

    Coffee matters: Do the Maths

    Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee — a brand that has been recognized internationally for hundreds of years. Since the introduction of coffee into the Jamaican landscape, the product has been the favourite of the upper echelons of firstly British society, and subsequently found on the tables of Royalty and the...
  • rafting

    At the brink of disruptive innovation

    The focus on tourism’s earning potential, its importance to our economy, the levels of retention of the gross dollars in the sector, have been the topic of discussions in the media over the past three weeks. On Sunday, 30th October 2018 David Jessop of the Caribbean Council writing in...
  • man

    Of Rape, Incest and Child Sexual Abuse.

    It is rape: when you do not receive consent when he/she does not agree when you force consent out of him/her when you do not allow him/her to have a say when you have to just take it when you use your power/image to control his/her responses when he/she...
  • vote

    Don’t fall for electioneering

    Elections are in the air. They will be called earlier than mandated, make no mistake about it. One gets a strong whiff of the stench of campaigning from both parties as they fight two very different battles. On the one hand we have the young PM who is starting...
  • art

    No art for art’s sake

    Art has a purpose. It is to act as an expression and extension of humanity and the human experience. This much is obvious, listen to any song, read any novel or view a painting and one can oftentimes feel what the artist is striving for (more so if the...

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