Queen Elizabeth II officially turned ninety years old on June 11 this year. She is the only person I know who has two birthdays. Her real one is April 21. Why? I hear it has something to do with June being a nicer month for celebrations, in terms of the weather. It might even be … More #AToZChallengeJamaica: Q is for Queen
The Official Opening of Parliament took place yesterday, with all the “olde worlde” colonial pomp and ceremony. Members of Parliament and their spouses, all dressed up to the nines, walk self-consciously down Duke Street to the unprepossessing little building that is our Parliament. Supporters of both political parties were ordered to keep their distance, even further … More National Integrity Action Comments on the Throne Speech and Pending Anti-Corruption Legislation
Anyone who knows me well also knows that I am an unapologetic Twitter addict. I can’t help it. I blame my social media guru @marciaforbes, who got me hooked a few years back. Now, I need a daily fix (well, almost hourly, actually). And no, you don’t need to cure me. Oh, I am @petchary. … More It’s Christmas in Twitterland!
As the controversy over last week’s visit by UK Prime Minister David Cameron continues to rumble, here is some very positive news for four Jamaican private sector/non-governmental organizations – and for Jamaican youth – from the British High Commission. This is their press release. The areas of support are especially interesting. For immediate release … More Four Jamaican projects to receive first grants from Queen’s Young Leaders Programme