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Don't blame China, blame local governments for the perceived bad deals

Jamaica has had a long history with colonialism and economic exploitation, be it slavery and the British or the neo-colonialism imposed by the US, Jamaica has had a horrid experience when dealing with outside powers. 935 more words

Jamaica's extinct monkeys, new research

From the Zoological Society of London:

Primates of the Caribbean: Ancient DNA reveals history of mystery monkey

Weird evolution revealed in now-extinct monkey which inhabited Jamaica until a few hundred years ago…

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Notes on the Electro magnetic radiation #2

Here is the latest episode of the Electro magnetic radiation with dj afifa on Zanj Radio.

The session opens with Maroon drumming and singing and a classic by Jamaican poet Easy Skankin. 247 more words


Rape Culture Thrives in our Churches

On September 23, Dionne Smith and her teenage daughter were brutally murdered in their home by Fabian Lyewsang, Smith’s common-law husband. It was a vicious act, carried out by a man against the women he should have been protecting. 441 more words


La Gema Perdida (Parte 6)

“¿Así que nuestro sospechoso es una mujer de cinco pies y cinco pulgadas de altura?” comentó Bella Hobson. 223 more words


World War I, 1914-1918: A Visit to Ypres in Belgium: Finding Evidence of the Jamaicans and other Members of the British West India Regiment

As a child, every November, the little red poppies were sold to aid the veterans of the two World Wars, the men at the Jamaica Legion’s Curphey Home. 996 more words