· October, 2007

Stories about Jamaica from October, 2007

Guyana, Jamaica: The Power of Money

  31 October 2007

Guyana-Gyal knows that money isn’t everything, while Moving Back to Jamaica wonders: “How much would it take to buy my happiness for a day?”

Jamaica: Slave Mentality

  29 October 2007

“Sometimes I wonder if to be black in this world is to be absolutely unaccountable. For anything.” Marlon James picks apart the slave mentality.

Jamaica: Lucea

  26 October 2007

“I so wish there was a way to modernise the town without losing the old world charm and without knocking down all those beautiful old buildings,” writes Montego Bay Day By Day as she features the charming Jamaican town of Lucea.

Jamaica: That Jamaican Touch

  24 October 2007

“One of my biggest challenges has been to control what my wife calls my ‘Jamaican touch’,” explains Geoffrey Philp.

Jamaica: Art & Emancipation

  18 October 2007

Geoffrey Philp focuses on Jewish, Jamaican-born artist Isaac Mendes Belisario, whose lithographic series is part of an exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art commemorating the bicentenary of the abolition of the British slave trade.

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Guyana: Cricket Highs and Lows

  18 October 2007

West Indies Cricket Blog marks a high and a low in the world of cricket: the bestowing of “the major honour of the Order of Jamaica” on international cricket umpire Steve Bucknor; and the “disgraceful” treatment of the Trinidad and Tobago cricket team in Guyana.

Jamaica: Doris Lessing

  15 October 2007

Croaking Marley admits he was “way off” in not considering Doris Lessing as a contender for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Jamaica: Uncertain paternity

  12 October 2007

Jamaica and the World reacts to surprising news about paternity tests in Jamaica: a third of the men who take them discover they are not really the fathers of their supposed children.

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