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Jamaica: We Media Miami

Miami-based Jamaican writer Geoffrey Philp regrets he didn't have the chance to spend more time at the We Media Miami conference, but is pleased that he still had the opportunity to meet several of the attendees, including a few Global Voices members like Alice Backer, who analyses one of the early sessions at her personal blog.

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  • […] Jamaica: We Media Miami – Miami-based Jamaican writer Geoffrey Philp regrets he didn’t have the chance to spend more time at the We Media Miami conference, but is pleased that he still had the opportunity to meet several of the attendees, including a few Global Voices members like Alice Backer, who analyses one of the early sessions at her personal […]Jamaica: Support for the Maroons – The Voice of the Taino People blog solicits support for the Jamaica Maroons. Jamaica: Happy birthday, Bob Marley – Geoffrey Philp marks Bob Marley’s birthday by posting a poem written in tribute to the Jamaican reggae superstar. Jamaica: Happy birthday, John Hearne – Geoffrey Philp marks the birthday of Jamaican novelist John Hearne: “He had to tread carefully, I suspect, as a white Jamaican who did not sound Jamaican, in a society that was changing rapidly and in which the privileges, which a generation before a person in his situation would have taken for granted, were disappearing.“ Jamaica: Police killings – In spite of the fact that five Jamaican policeman have been killed in as many weeks, bassChocolate finds it hard to empathise. […]

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