A Town Hall Meeting on Mining in the Cockpit Country: Let’s Have a Real Discussion Because It’s Not Over

The long-awaited public consultations on the Special Mining Lease 173 in Cockpit Country, held virtually on December 8, have been called many things over the past couple of weeks: Jamaica Environment Trust described the proceedings as a “sham.” I would say it made a mockery of what should have been a proper airing of the … More A Town Hall Meeting on Mining in the Cockpit Country: Let’s Have a Real Discussion Because It’s Not Over

Mercury in Retrograde, Mistakes of the Past, Modern-Day Slaves: Jamaica on Saturday, July 28, 2018

I learned this week that Mercury is in retrograde from July 26 to August 18. It’s a time when there will be a lot of disagreements and misunderstandings. We are cautioned also to keep a low profile and not make any big decisions, because they may backfire. Actually, this could explain a lot about happenings … More Mercury in Retrograde, Mistakes of the Past, Modern-Day Slaves: Jamaica on Saturday, July 28, 2018

Monday Review: What’s Happening in Jamaica, May 8, 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. Here’s an update of the week’s news and issues. I hope you find it useful! I am adding more links so you can read more about these stories. I’ve highlighted one or two “big stories” in purple. P.S. Happy Europe Day! That is actually tomorrow, … More Monday Review: What’s Happening in Jamaica, May 8, 2017

Integrity Action Movement, UWI LEADS Organize Political Town Hall Meeting: TONIGHT! Open to ALL

The UWI LEADS and Integrity Action Movement (I.A.M) for Students, two youth-led organizations on the University of the West Indies (Mona) Campus will host a town hall meeting at the Rex Nettleford Hall on UWI campus this evening (Thursday, February 18) starting at 5:30 pm. At this juncture leaders from four political parties will present their plans … More Integrity Action Movement, UWI LEADS Organize Political Town Hall Meeting: TONIGHT! Open to ALL