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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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Jamaica’s Goat Islands now a Protected Wildlife Sanctuary: Environmentalists & Traffickers Happy

The Jamaican government recently declared the Goat Islands a protected wildlife sanctuary. Thus dashing any hopes of transforming Goat Islands into a major business establishment; such as the proposed logistics hub announced by the previous government. The government’s decision was … 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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Ian Boyne – Raised the Profile of Many Jamaicans

The news of Ian Boyne’s death on Monday sent shockwaves across Jamaica. Boyne died following a short illness. Boyne had such a big impact on many Jamaicans through his vast body of media work. Boyne was one of the most … Continue reading

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The Mighty Diamonds – Royalties Dread

Last week I heard an interview that featured Donald “Tabby” Shaw and Lloyd “Judge” Ferguson who both are members of reggae group the Mighty Diamonds. The other member, Fitzroy “Bunny” Simpson, was absent due to illness. Now the Mighty Diamonds … Continue reading

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World Press Freedom Index – Jamaica ranked 8

World Press Freedom Index for 2017 was recently published and out of the roughly 180 countries analysed Jamaica was ranked 8. (In 2016 Jamaica was ranked 10.) Number 1 was Norway followed by Sweden. The British and US media came … Continue reading

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Matthew’s Haiti vs 1 Horse – No Contest

Today much has been reported of the Ruler of Dubai – Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum – providing up to £300,000 worth of aid to the people of Haiti following Hurricane Matthew. A few days earlier Sheikh Mohammed spent £2.73 million … Continue reading

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