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Bad Friday: Rastafari After Coral Gardens

The official DVD release and European premiere of Bad Friday: Rastafari After Coral Gardens, a documentary that chronicles the history of violence against Rastafarians in Jamaica is scheduled for February 10 in Amsterdam, Oxumgirl Productions announced. Produced and directed by John Jackson, Jr. and Deborah Thomas, along with Junior “Gabu” Wedderburn and Junior “Ista J” …

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Fall again?

At first sight, despite the summer has come, it is only wording considering political nonsense… Unfortunately, it is only the primary impression, regardless of the modern Ukrainian-Russian relations status. It seems recently both parties have forgiven and forgotten mutual insults, suspicions in insincerity and former neglects. Immediately after it both political and economic renaissance have …

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City Suspends Market Vendor and Philanthropist Tilly Johnson

Dr Tilly Johnson, 82, one of Hamilton Farmers’ Market’s longest-serving vendors, has been slapped with a 30 day suspension under the Hamilton Farmers’ Markets’ Zero-Tolerance policy. The staff acted on a customer’s allegation that she was harassed by Johnson; the incident occurred Saturday, May 21st. Johnson was given notice at 3 pm Friday. Despite Ms …

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Ancient African Super Power Back in the News

The vox populii, the voice of the people, has become the vox Alli, the voice of Allah, following the stepping down of long-time president Murbarak. According to sociologist and adjunct lecturer at the Jamaica Theological Seminary, the Rev Peter Espeut, “The people of Egypt have decided that they have had enough of corruption, bogus elections …

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Earth Day 2010: Barbados Nominates Liz Thompson to head UNFCCC

Forty years on from the first, Earth Day 2010 was marked worldwide by countless events, project launches, meetings, speeches, press releases; actions big and small. The Caribbean was not left out. Our first earth-day-worthy post is that Senator Liz Thompson, former minister of energy and the environment in Barbados, has been nominated by the government …

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