Monthly Archives: May 2020

What I Learnt during the Pandemic – week ending 30/5/20

In Jamaica I Learnt The decision by the opposition People’s National Party (PNP) not to chose an acting leader during Peter Phillips recovery from cancer treatment has back-fired spectacularly and reopened deep divisions amongst the PNP’s elected representatives. Opposition spokesman … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During the Pandemic week ending 22/5/20

In Jamaica I learnt Since March this year the Ministry of Health has conducted inspections on 118 care homes (total 187). 85 were deemed satisfactory and 33 unsatisfactory. Government Member of Parliament, Juliet Holness is keen for govt officials to … Continue reading

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What I learnt During the Pandemic Week Ending 15/5/20

In Jamaica I Learnt Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) board announced that final school exams will be held in July. Jamaica disagrees with CXC and the fellow members of CARICOM; is keen for a much later date. Some Jamaican high school … Continue reading

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What I learnt During the Pandemic Week Ending 8/5/20

In Jamaica I learnt A number of Jamaicans have finally landed back home after weeks of dismay at being refused entry in early April when offshore. For some the disrespect  continued up on their return. Jamaica to be blacklisted by … Continue reading

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Deryck Murray: Sobers bowled faster than Hall and Griffith

The above remark by former West Indies wicket-keeper/batsman-Deryck Murray- drew a surprised reaction from myself and indeed his interviewer Andrew Mason on Mason & Guest (Voice of Barbados). Murray described how Sir Garfield Sobers, during a spell, could step up … Continue reading

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What I Learnt During the Pandemic Week ending – 1/5/2020

In Jamaica I learnt The daily double digit increase in the number of COVID-19 positives is very concerning. The government’s farmers market drive-thru initiative was an excellent move. Long may it develop across all parishes. The importance of small farmers … Continue reading

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Larry Gomes Speaks!!!

As a life-long fan of West Indian cricket there are many of players who brought joy to us that we know very little about. Most let their cricket do all the talking, so few wrote memoirs. Larry Gomes – who … Continue reading

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