Reparations 101: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask


The Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies Sir Hilary Beckles was scheduled to appear at today’s special congressional hearing on H.R.40 – as a long-time lobbyist – in the United States. This is my friend and blogger Dr. Anne C. Bailey’s take on “Juneteenth” and the start of a series on her Baileyblog … More Reparations 101: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

A Cup Soup, A Bridge, A Tunnel and a Pipe Organ: Jamaica on Wednesday, February 21, 2018


The past week has been…well, one of some uncertainty, rather like the weather (odd little showers, appearing and disappearing). Mixed signals, perhaps. There is a lot to think about, and to discuss. Caribbean: The Caribbean Export Development Agency and Caribbean Development Bank have joined forces to help provide easier access to finance for women-owned businesses – … More A Cup Soup, A Bridge, A Tunnel and a Pipe Organ: Jamaica on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

A Penal Gift, Moving Right Along, and Vying for the Cannabis Cup: Wednesday, September 30, 2015


It seems impossible that September is almost over, but there it is. The year is waning, fast. And what a week it’s been so far. Where shall we start? Back to back Prime Ministerial visits: This is an unusual week. British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Jamaica yesterday with much fanfare, and departs this afternoon. … More A Penal Gift, Moving Right Along, and Vying for the Cannabis Cup: Wednesday, September 30, 2015