Monthly Archives: February 2020

UK Deportations to Jamaica – Could have happened to Raheem Sterling?

The latest deportations of British residents with Jamaicans connections is thankfully been highlighted and challenged aggressively in the media, parliament, courts and on the streets of Westminster. Even well known right wing talk-show hosts have been disgusted by the devious … Continue reading

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Jamaican Athletes and the Statue Debate

Last Sunday, the Jamaican government unveiled a statue of the sprint icon Asafa Powell at Statue Park, National Stadium. The statue was created by Basil Watson. Powell joins compatriots Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Veronica Campbell-Brown in having life sized … Continue reading

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South Eastern Clarendon By-Election – Ruddy Waters

The decision by the opposition People’s National Party not to contest the South Eastern Clarendon by-election in March is baffling. Ruddy Spencer, the Jamaica Labour Party’s (JLP) MP for the constituency, resigned/retired last week and thus quit his role as … Continue reading

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BREXIT 2020: Goodbye UK, Possibilities for CARICOM?

As the UK walks away from the EU I feel a tinge of sadness at how this unnecessary breakup managed to materialise. Having collaborated on behalf of the UK public sector with EU counterparts for many years I look back … Continue reading

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