London-born, Oxford graduate, living in Kingston, Jamaica for 35 years. Writer, blogger, social media activist. A passion for human rights, the environment, climate change and issues affecting Small Island Developing States. Formerly Public Affairs Specialist at U.S. Embassy Kingston (16 years) and worked in publishing/retail book business (8 years).
Latest posts by Emma Lewis from May, 2020
‘Born Ya': Speaking with Jamaican fine artist Judy Ann MacMillan about her new autobiography
"Fine art itself is under intense challenge in Jamaica, as it is elsewhere. The tenets [...] are in conflict with social improvement, political messages and democratic ideas."
‘If a dirt, a dirt': COVID-19 and the reopening of the Jamaican economy
"Once things have “opened up” it will be back to normal. I don’t believe it will be a “new normal” – just normal."
COVID-19 in the Caribbean: ‘Looking out, not going out’
Though regional citizens are still laying low as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have been recording their thoughts in various ways, while in relative isolation.