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Jamaica: Perspective on Pirates

Categories: Caribbean, North America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Jamaica, Somalia, U.S.A., Economics & Business, History, Ideas, International Relations, Law, Literature, Media & Journalism, Migration & Immigration, Politics, War & Conflict, Women & Gender

Jamaica-based blogger Annie Paul [1] happened to be reading a manuscript about pirates at a time when “the pirates of Somalia were rousing international consternation by capturing a US ship and holding its crew hostage” – and she shares an alternative perspective on this age-old profession.