Day: February 12, 2009

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Golding – All that Glittered

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Bruce Golding needs to do some dusting of his cabinet. But only after he’s dusted himself off. The abundance of divisive nonsense-statements that he and his band of ministers seem to come up with is drawing more than ribaldry from a nervous and watchful public. Following his diagnosis of “termites” in the …

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Black History Month and Reggae Month

Black History Month is commemorated in February as remembrance of important people, events and achievements in the history of the African Diaspora. The commemoration originated in the United States and is credited to black historian Carter G. Woodson who in 1926 started the “Negro History Week”. Black History month in the United this year will …

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Jamaican Entertainers get Exposure to Climate Change Threats

The word is out on climate change and its many harmful effects, current and prospective, and Jamaican entertainers are beginning to hear it. A group of artistes, among them 2008’s Digicel Rising Stars competition winner Cameal Davis, were in late January educated about the phenomena, which threatens not only Caribbean people’s livelihoods, but also their …

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