Death of a Tivoli Teen, The Flat Bridge Syndrome and Alarm Bells on HIV/AIDS: Jamaica, July 17, 2016

This week has again been a “What’s wrong with the world/Jamaica/everywhere?” sort of week. At home, we had the horror of the murder of a little girl, reportedly left home alone; several police killings; and the usual mayhem on the roads – including the deaths of six people who ended up in the waters of … More Death of a Tivoli Teen, The Flat Bridge Syndrome and Alarm Bells on HIV/AIDS: Jamaica, July 17, 2016

I Predict Duppy Highways and Daryl Vaz Approaches the Breakwater: Saturday, March 26, 2016

It’s the Easter holiday weekend, it’s hot and our neighbors have apparently all fled the city. They are likely sweating it out on a beach or on one of Jamaica’s famous new highways, now. Meanwhile, all I can hear is our wind chimes (the wind is fierce) and the birds. It’s been a long while … More I Predict Duppy Highways and Daryl Vaz Approaches the Breakwater: Saturday, March 26, 2016

September 15, 2013

There’s a lot going on in Jamaica. Yes, always a lot going on. A sleepy backwater, we are not. Transparency anyone? Obfuscation is a great word, isn’t it. So I am going to use it here, because it describes the current government strategy of confusing and obscuring the Goat Island issue. For example, an expected presentation … More September 15, 2013