A Letter to the Editor from WMW Jamaica on the Riverton Dump Fire


The fire is not yet out, and many Kingston residents continue to suffer tonight. Firefighters continue to work on subduing and containing the fire, which is now in its third day. WMW Jamaica (formerly Women’s Media Watch, and celebrating its 30th anniversary this year) has written a letter to the Editor regarding the health impacts of … More A Letter to the Editor from WMW Jamaica on the Riverton Dump Fire

Riverton Fire: Air Quality Testing by GOJ Inadequate, says JET


So, are we all happy and satisfied that we know as much as we need to know about the disastrous public health incident that was the two week-long fire at the Riverton City dump in Kingston? Is it time for the whole thing to blow over? Our local media seems to think so – it has … More Riverton Fire: Air Quality Testing by GOJ Inadequate, says JET

Sunday Shuffle (Yes, I know, the first one was called Sunday Stumble)


I have settled on “Sunday Shuffle” now, finally – because this really describes how I work my way through the newspapers.  All the sections get shuffled into each other – very annoying for my husband.  I try to put them back together again, but somehow it never quite works.  They remain in a disheveled state. … More Sunday Shuffle (Yes, I know, the first one was called Sunday Stumble)