Tag Archives: Jamaica

“Something Stinks in ‘Denmark’…”


Yes, I know that the title isn’t original, but hopefully it will appear quite apt in a moment; because there are a few things that upset me this past week and I need to talk myself through them. Besides, I … Continue reading

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Transcending Christmas


He laid on his back and twisted one way, then the next … struggling to find a seemingly comfortable position amidst the dirt and gravel that was part of his ‘work station’. A scrawny looking fellow, with gray hairs at … Continue reading

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JLP Election Aftermath | Democracy ‘dissed’, Hope dashed?


“To the victor belongs the spoils” William L. Marcy Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) leader, Andrew Holness, defeated his challenger, Audley Shaw, in last Sunday’s internal party elections. The decisive margin of victory [692] was significantly higher than that secured by Portia … Continue reading

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The price of Democracy | I hope HE wins!


In less than 24 hours the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will have a newly elected leader and Jamaica will, ostensibly, have a ‘new’ Prime Minister in waiting. The average Jamaican – with no links to either political Party – cannot … Continue reading

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Decision 2011: Seeing ‘Red’, while searching for ‘Green’


PORTIA Simpson Miller and the People’s National Party (PNP) have been given a mandate to form the next Government in Jamaica. The electorate spoke in a resounding voice – by a margin of 41-22 seats – and rejected the incumbent Jamaica Labour … Continue reading

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The Unseen hands…


Christmas gatherings It was a wonderful Christmas party – the food was great; the decorations simple – but exquisite; you may even have gotten a present or two; and the music was nice. You left feeling satisfied (hopefully not having had too … Continue reading

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I Don’t Wash My Clothes


Ok Ok – let me correct that: I don’t wash my OWN clothes. Gotcha! Years ago, as a youngster, I didn’t have much clothes. Not surprising really, since I was the last child for a single mother of four. As … Continue reading

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