Jamaica Environment Trust’s Bittersweet 20th Anniversary for Schools’ Environment Programme


After twenty years of the Schools Environment Programme (SEP), Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) has to close the programme down as funding from the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) has been withdrawn. I had already shared some information in a previous post about the financial challenges JET has been facing, and their needs in order to … More Jamaica Environment Trust’s Bittersweet 20th Anniversary for Schools’ Environment Programme

The Leggo Beast


Our Education Minister, Rev. Ronald Thwaites, has an interesting style of public speaking. When he wants to make an important point, he folds his hands, raises his eyes to the ceiling and holds forth, in beautiful English, with the occasional Jamaican patois word or phrase thrown in, for effect. Minister Thwaites is a lawyer and … More The Leggo Beast