· April, 2010

Stories about Jamaica from April, 2010

Jamaica: 10 Years of Calabash

  22 April 2010

Litblogger Geoffrey Philp blogs about the 10th annual Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, saying: “This year’s event will bring together an extraordinary mix of new and established writers from around the world for the most anticipated annual literary event in the Caribbean region.”

Jamaica: Crime Stats

  16 April 2010

“Since the start of the year, some 463 persons have been murdered”: YardFlex.com laments the escalating Jamaican crime rate.

Jamaica: Wet Fete?

  12 April 2010

The Water Party is a staple of Jamaica's Carnival season, but Stunner cannot, in all good conscience, support the event this year, “not with this drought, not with these constant water lock-offs that I have to face.”

Jamaica: Water Crisis

  9 April 2010

Labrish links to a YouTube video of Jamaica's Hermitage Dam, calling it “an impassioned plea for action from Jamaica's citizens to stand up and take this [water] crisis seriously, and for the government and opposition to act responsibly.”

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Passing On

  8 April 2010

Trinidad and Tobago News Blog acknowledges the passing of George Daniel, Chairman of the Local Chapter of Disabled People International, while National Gallery of Jamaica Blog is saddened by the death of artist and graphic designer Marlene Lewis Weinberger.

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