Wha a Gwaan? – World Impact of Jamaican Language

Jamaican Creole has been widely dispersed and had an impact on people all over the world. In our first Abeng News video magazine, we speak with Dr Joseph Farquharson, coordinator of the Jamaican Language Unit at The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus about “wha a gwaan”. He speaks on how the language …

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One Love

The ironies never cease. There it was, Barack Obama’s We Are One: Opening Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, Sunday January 18, and Bob Marley’s “One Love” – the song coopted as Jamaica’s anthem to lure tourists to the island – is “Hot on the box” on the same stage graced by Stevie Wonder jamming …

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