Shooting Yourself in Both Feet, The Power of Wind – And Yes, We Still Have Chik V Pains: Thursday, February 26, 2015

We are into the Lenten season now (for those who are of religious persuasion) and the pre-Carnival season (for the hedonists among us), with weekly soca sessions in . It’s an odd combination, isn’t it? The timing of Jamaica’s Carnival, a foreign import that started in the late 1980s, is from a religious point of … More Shooting Yourself in Both Feet, The Power of Wind – And Yes, We Still Have Chik V Pains: Thursday, February 26, 2015

We Can’t Breathe! The Disgrace of the Riverton City Dump Fire

Ten days after it started, the fire at Kingston’s Riverton City dump continues to smoke, pouring pollution into the air and causing hardship for thousands of residents in surrounding areas. This is the second major fire at the dump (please folks, it is not a landfill) in the past two months. The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA), … More We Can’t Breathe! The Disgrace of the Riverton City Dump Fire

The Government of Jamaica is not dealing with the public in good faith on Goat Islands port, says JET

The following is a press release from the Jamaica Environment Trust. For Immediate Release Wednesday, February 6th, 2014 Kingston, Jamaica GOJ  not dealing with public in good faith re Goat Islands port, says JET The Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) made Access to Information (ATI) requests in October 2013 to the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) for … More The Government of Jamaica is not dealing with the public in good faith on Goat Islands port, says JET

Port Authority Refuses To Disclose The MoU Regarding the Logistics Hub and Port Development

Please find below this morning’s press release from the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), which is seeking more information from the Jamaican Government on proposed plans to construct a logistics hub in the Portland Bight Protected Area. JET is a member organization of the Jamaica Civil Society Coalition. A NOTE FROM ME: It is understood that Minister … More Port Authority Refuses To Disclose The MoU Regarding the Logistics Hub and Port Development