Bounty Killer Takes A Stand

In his new advocacy song, Bounty Killer speaks to social ills just like his mega-hit Poor People Fed Up. “Mi a rep fi di ghetto weh mi born an raise in and di mountain a problem we facin; caw di politician dem still gazin; but wi still a hol a vibes, its amazin,” Bounty Killer [More]

Is a thousand a lot?

This saddens me some. When Jamaica gained independence in 1962, the murder rate was 3.9 per 100,000 inhabitants, one of the lowest in the world. – wiki Year Total Murders 2009 1,680 2010 1,428 2011 1,125 2012 1,097 2013 1,200 2014 1,192 2015 1,450 2016 1,350 2017 1,616

Holness, PNPYO and Hitler. Politics getting Führious!

Holness is like Hitler, says PNPYO president – LOOP NEWS What I imagined after reading summary: President of the People’s National Party’s Youth Organisation, Krystal Tomlinson is provoking criticism online after a tweet on Wednesday in which she compares Prime Minister Andrew Holness to Nazi Germany’s Adolf Hitler. In her opening tweet on Wednesday, Tomlinson [More]

Patois a gwaan with things an’ me jus’ a notice…

How is it that I am just noticing this? Patois as an option within Microsoft language. Shouldn’t be surprised but I am. despite not being the official language, Patois has come to represent the people, the culture, history and struggles of the lives of many Jamaicans. English is the official language of Jamaica; however, a [More]

Politics politics politics

Opposition Leader, Dr Peter Phillips, wants the long-promised, anti-crime meeting of stakeholders, including the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC), the Peace Management Initiative (PMI), the church and others, to be immediately convened to “hammer out a national consensus against crime and violence”. Meme template here