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  • Humongous salary increases for Jamaican poli-tri-ticians

    Yow! Good day everyone! Jamaican politicians have increased their salaries massively. Former Munro, UWI, and Oxford man and current Minister of Finance and Public Services, Nigel Clarke, made the announcements and justifications yesterday (May 16, 2023). Some Facts 2021 GDP Per Capita – According to the World Bank, the Jamaican GDP per capita for 2021…

  • Descendants of slaves in Caribbean and Reparations

    For the past few years, there are small groups increasingly speaking up for “reparations” for slavery in the USA and in the Caribbean. Are descendants of the slaves owed reparations? Listen to this short audio on NPR ( National Public Radio ) in the USA that aired this morning (Wed April 26) about “reparations” in…

  • What would you do?

    Here’s the situation. You live in Jamaica. A not-so-close friend comes to you to borrow $1,000 JMD to buy food for his family for a week. You don’t really want to lend him because you have debts of your own but he’s quite persistent and assures you that he will pay you back in a…

  • Jamaica “on the road” to becoming a Republic

    You may remember just over a year ago, in 2022, Andrew Holness revealed to Prince William that Jamaica intended to become a republic, “moving on” from the “crown“. This happened on the Prince and Princess’ visit to the island. BBC News (via Youtube): Jamaica’s PM tells William his country is “moving on” to become RepublicA…

  • Hydel finally dethrones Edwin Allen; Kingston College wins 2 in a row

    Girls Championships Hydel, with great performances from captain Anieka McAnuff and 100M record-breaking runner Alana Reid, and aided by the disqualification of Edwin Allen in the sprint medley that erased 12 points, helped Hydel hang on to a 2 point win. In the girls class one (1) 100M event, after semi-final runs of 11.16 and…

  • Done with CableTV and Paid Streaming Services for 2023?

    Hello and Happy New Year folks. It is the end of 2022. What’s in store for 2023? Will you be watching television (in a play of words, some Caribbean folks call it “tell lie vision“)? If you will, what methods ( cable, antenna, satellite, stream ) or services will you use? Target Audience Few teens…