Acting Locally for International Peace Day: Thursday, September 21 (Please Wear Blue!)

International Peace Day is tomorrow – Thursday, September 21, 2017. In Jamaica, peace is a big issue. As the Dalai Lama and others have said – “peace” does not just mean “absence of violence.” It is much more than that, and we need to work on it –  together. The Violence Prevention Alliance (see contact details … More Acting Locally for International Peace Day: Thursday, September 21 (Please Wear Blue!)

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

Police, NRSC Warn About Drunk Driving, Speeding and Motorbike Crashes

There has been a startling increase in deaths on the road this year. Please take note of this, and of the road safety tips that Jean Lowrie-Chin posted in her blog today, here: http://lowrie-chin.blogspot.com/2015/12/10-road-safety-tips-for-holiday-season.html  Be careful out there! And please share this information, and the tips… I also wrote on this issue earlier this year on … More Police, NRSC Warn About Drunk Driving, Speeding and Motorbike Crashes