· May, 2008

Stories about Jamaica from May, 2008

Jamaica: Outdated Citizenship Laws

  14 May 2008

Jamaican Francis Wade blogs about the controversy surrounding politicians having dual citizenship: “We simply cannot have our cake and eat it too. While the high-minded goal of having leaders with undivided loyalty is fine, our attempts to ensure that desire through the laws of citizenship are outdated, and reflect very...

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Lyrical Content

  14 May 2008

ttgapers.com reports that Jamaican dancehall artist Buju Banton “is pleading with fellow…entertainers to clean up their lyrics in order to stem the social decay that is not only present in Jamaica but most of the Caribbean countries where the music is very popular.”

Jamaica: Hot Hot Hot!

  13 May 2008

Both Stunner's Afflictions and Montego Bay Day by Day say that temperatures are getting too hot to handle in Jamaica.

Jamaica, USA: White House Dash

  12 May 2008

Kadene Porter at Jamaica's Abeng News Magazine comments on the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination: “In her Darwininan dash for the White House, she (Clinton) may just plan to kick, claw, bite or scratch her way to victory.”

Jamaica: Dual Citizenship

  1 May 2008

Francis Wade says: “This entire episode regarding Parliamentarians and their dual citizenship has driven up a certain kind of Jamaican pride that I am ambivalent about.”

Jamaica: Remembering Reid

  1 May 2008

Litblogger Geoffrey Philp blogs about the “eminent Jamaican author, journalist, and historian” VS Reid, who he says “is usually credited, along with Trinidad and Tobago's V.S. Naipaul and St Lucian Derek Walcott, as shaping modern Caribbean writing.”

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