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How To Cheat In A UWI Exam

Examinations are in full swing and students are either preparing to pass their exams fairly, preparing to cheat, preparing to fail or failing to prepare. I have never had the desire or need to cheat in an exam. 908 more words

Jamaican Culture

Joe Issa urges, ‘Total Cultural Immersion.’

Chairman of the St. Ann Development Company (SADCO), a subsidiary of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC), Joe Issa, is in support of the move by the parent company and the private sector to renovate downtown Kingston as a tourist destination.  540 more words

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Why is Bashment Music so vulgar

Growing up in South London, as part of the post Caribbean wind rush generation. It was clear to me that despite living miles away from Jamaica the culture would not be forgotten. 310 more words


What It Means To Be Jamaican

I have much more free time these next few weeks so my blog neglect will subside, at least until January 2018. I chose my clerkships well even if I was entirely burnt out last stretch. 1,443 more words


Sex, Murder and Mayhem: How Vybz Kartel destroyed what Sizzla built.

While there were no tangible means of showing the cause and effect, the Jamaican government admitted that when Rasta artist Sizzla burst on the scene, violence in Jamaica dropped by a whopping 23%. 552 more words


Jamaicans are known for being assertive, outspoken and fearless, qualities that can be traced back to our Ghanian ancestors in West Africa. But as much as we like to proclaim that “We run tings,” there are still certain objects that can cause even the “baddest” Jamaican to flatline.

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To Beat Or Not To Beat

It was a cold dark night, full of mischief that evades memory. I stepped through the gate like I was the ‘man a yaad’, only to be greeted by the lady of the house. 597 more words