AtoZChallengeJamaica M is for Maroons

Originally posted on Jamaica: Political Economy:
Sadly, I know little about Maroon history and culture, probably like many Jamaicans. I’m familiar with Nanny, one of our?National Heroes. Cudjoe…Accompong…the Abeng. Blowing the Abeng (Image courtesy The Jamaica Gleaner.) I attended?UWI’s?launch last week of the new McIntyre/Nettleford scholarship fund, pushing?new initiatives to make the university more relevant…

Untangling the Web, More Sewage Flows, and an Apology: Friday, November 21, 2014

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive.” It was Sir Walter Scott – not Shakespeare – who wrote this, and the words ring true. Some of us are perhaps starting to feel that the confusion and obfuscation surrounding the Outameni issue could (must?) be deliberate. No one could so thoroughly … More Untangling the Web, More Sewage Flows, and an Apology: Friday, November 21, 2014