The Abeng

  • Jamaicans To The World

    Most Jamaicans would be aware of the impact to the world of Marcus Garvey, Mary Seacole, Una Marson, Bob Marley, Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Peter Tosh and many others.  However, I wish to draw our attention to the Roll of Honour for the following Jamaicans:                ...
  • St. Ann – More Than The Garden Parish

    ” A people without the knowledge of its history, origin and culture, is like a tree without roots.”  Marcus  Garvey. August is the birth month of Jamaica’s first National Hero, Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey and without prejudice, I suggest that this is when most Jamaicans remember him. “Emancipate yourself from...
  • Five stalwarts to whom Jamaica owes a debt of gratitude

    The old adage ,” Treat every child as a King or Queen because you  do not know which one is going to wear the  crown” is always a useful guide for teachers and can apply also to adults in communities. Quite often, we overlook the contribution of stalwarts to nation building...
  • At a Time Such As This…

     The only anchor now is FAITH – ” to believe  what we do not see and the reward of that faith is to see what we believe “. We are a resilient  people  and with FAITH in the ALMIGHTY this too shall pass. For most Jamaicans our ancestors went...