Jamaica to Support Global Efforts at Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Kenya


Yes, the Blue Economy is here! Or is it? At least there are conferences being held about it. Just a few years back, we were talking about the Green Economy, it seems. There was even a Green Economy Scoping Study done for Jamaica (I wonder how that is working out). Now, we have moved, rather … More Jamaica to Support Global Efforts at Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Kenya

Environment vs Development: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too? For Jamaica Blog Day


This year’s theme for Jamaica Blog Day is as powerful as last year’s – the inaugural Day. Much appreciation to the founders of Jamaica Blog Day (if “founder” is the right word – perhaps “instigator” is better!) for this worthwhile effort. I feel that I have written (and thought) so much about this issue over the past … More Environment vs Development: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too? For Jamaica Blog Day

A Girl with a Book


“By targeting Malala, extremists showed what they feared the most: a girl with a book.” Today is the sixteenth birthday of Malala Yousafzai. She did not celebrate it in the orthodox “sweet sixteen” birthday party way. She celebrated it by making a speech at the United Nations in New York – her first major appearance … More A Girl with a Book