· June, 2014

Stories about Jamaica from June, 2014

Jamaica: Beauty & the Beast

  24 June 2014

The issue is that there is an idea in Jamaica of who is beautiful and who isn’t…that this idea of beauty is, to a large extent, a racially constructed one. Kei Miller recounts a heartbreaking story of the dark side of beauty pageants and contends that the Miss Jamaica franchise...

Jamaica: Girls In Science

  6 June 2014

Cucumber Juice explains why it's important for her to raise money to upgrade her old high school's science lab – because it's the place where she learned to be confident, because real learning is interconnected, and because “girls need to know that we can be scientists too.”

Rehabilitation & Re-integration in Jamaica

  4 June 2014

When you observe the discipline and care of these Jamaicans, it is a call to never give up on anyone, especially those who have paid their debt to society and deserve a second chance. Jean Lowrie-Chin visits the Horizon Park Remand Centre and blogs about the creative talent of prison...

Caribbean: Hurricane Season is Here

  1 June 2014

Whether you believe in climate change and its possible effects on the weather, you need to be prepared… Abeng News Magazine reminds us that today is the official start of the Atlantic Caribbean Hurricane Season.

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