Category Archives: jamaica

Jamaica’s Sports Reporting Needs Less Administration Talk

Jamaica is blessed with some of the best sport journalists you will find anywhere across the globe. In countries like Canada, UK and US many UK sports journalists tend to stay in their lane and focus on just one or … Continue reading

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RJRGLEANER National Sports Awards 2018 – Poor Choice for Speaker

This evening’s RJRGLEANER National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2018 event will be held at the Pegasus Hotel. Now this event is probably Jamaica’s most prestigious awards ceremony. Yes, there is the National honours awards every October on National … Continue reading

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Jamaica’s Plastic Ban – One Small Step

As from 1 January, the Jamaican government has officially banned a number of plastic items including single-use plastic bags (aka scandal bags), straws, cups and Styrofoam. No doubt the Jamaican government is following the line taken by others such as … Continue reading

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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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National Heroes Day – A Salute to Marie Holt

Today in Jamaica is National Heroes Day where the nation recognizes those individuals who contributed to the development of the island. Over the years, I would get asked, who was the number 1 inspiring person that I knew personally, beyond … Continue reading

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David Lewis 1923 – 2018

Wilton David Lewis 1 April 1923 – 29 June 2018 Affectionately known as “Mass Wilton”, “Bredda Lew”, “Daddy Lew”, “Missa Lewis” and in his younger days…”Bishop Twenty Nine” My dad died in the early hours of 29th June in his … Continue reading

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