ICYMI in Jamaica, November 14, 2020: The Breakaway Edition

Well, the past week has been, to say the least, pretty intense. The ever-evolving Eta, as expected, turned around after wreaking havoc in Central America, and passed along to the west of us this time. Our already battered and bruised island had suffered enough. So now, roads have split in two, there is a major … More ICYMI in Jamaica, November 14, 2020: The Breakaway Edition

Crime Overwhelming, Roads Collapsing and Three Pounds of Sugar! Jamaica Weekly Review: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

This is actually a review of the year so far. What an extraordinary two weeks and three days it has been! And on top of all the strange and alarming incidents, a so-called pastor is planning to visit us later this month. I wrote about Steve Anderson here. Free speech, anyone? Click on the highlighted … More Crime Overwhelming, Roads Collapsing and Three Pounds of Sugar! Jamaica Weekly Review: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Water Twice a Week, Blood Running Cold and Still No Fire Boats: Monday, September 21, 2015

I dwelt on politics a great deal in my last post; but there are many other things happening. So let’s put all those shenanigans on one side this time – except, perhaps, to mention that the ruling People’s National Party (PNP) held its 77th Annual Conference over the weekend. Political party conferences mean booming sounds … More Water Twice a Week, Blood Running Cold and Still No Fire Boats: Monday, September 21, 2015