Category Archives: Caribbean

Petrojam Scandal – Corruption Spillage Everywhere

The recent Auditor General’s report into the failing operations at the state-run oil refinery, PetroJam Limited, has understandably angered Jamaicans. The report highlighted entrenched levels of abuse of public money and power, poor governance, corruption, bullying, nepotism, misappropriation of funds, … Continue reading

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Amber Rudd: Windrush Scandal’s Real Winner

It has been a terrible week for some victims of the Windrush scandal and those of us who support their ongoing fight for respect, justice and compensation. First, we had written confirmation from current Home Secretary Sajid Javid that at least … Continue reading

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Windrush Day – Poor Timing?

The British government announced that 22 June will be declared Windrush Day. In their press release they stated.. [“A national Windrush Day will take place on 22 June every year to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their … Continue reading

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Windrush Generation Let Down by All of Us

Quite rightly the Theresa May led Conservative government deserves the public outrage hitting them now over the Windrush scandal. In 2013, when then Home Secretary Theresa May drafted her immigration policy there was not this tumultuous outrage happening today. But while … Continue reading

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Cyrille Regis: One of English Football’s True Gentlemen

Yesterday we woke up to the sad news that former England footballer Cyrille Regis had died of a heart attack at just age 59. Cyrille is regarded as one of the trailblazing black footballers in English football from the late … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr Bolt – Hopefully We’ll Meet Again

It was 17 years ago in Jamaica when a relative of mine said to me “Reggie Bolt have one relative, him fast you see Gary”. Now the late Reggie Bolt was a childhood friend of my dad who grew up … Continue reading

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Lindy Delapenha – Jamaica’s Finest Sporting Personality

Jamaica’s Lindy Delapenha -post WW2 British Air Forces veteran, sporting giant and media pioneer – passed away last week. He was 89. To me Lindy was Jamaica’s greatest all round sporting personality. Some may say Usain Bolt, but when you … Continue reading

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