Tag Archives: Jamaica

A Jamaican Christmas

There are two pillars of a Jamaican Christmas: food and family. It is a time when family members return from all over the globe to celebrate with their loved ones in Jamaica. Everyone looks forward to the heavy Christmas cake, … Continue reading

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‘Better Mus Come’ Will Be Huge

Better Mus’ Come is quite possibly the most significant Jamaican film since The Harder They Come. Consider the context. Global economic crisis, geopolitical realignment, political stagnation and a state of emergency. Jamaica 2010 you say? Yes, sadly. But also Jamaica … Continue reading

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The One Where the Blipsterfarian Goes to the #Jptweetup

I will be honest. The first time I heard about the intention of the Jamaica Pegasus to host a tweetup, I dismissed it. I was not convinced that twitter had enough of a critical mass to make the event well … Continue reading

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Save Font Hill!

Oncidium tetrapetalum, originally uploaded by chris tonra. The last few years has seen the development of a number of mega hotels in Jamaica. It seems as if Jamaica is pursuing a mass tourism strategy. This development does not seem to … Continue reading

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Jamaica Needs A Real Alternative, But Is the New Nation Coalition It?

¬†Betty Ann Blaine at the NCC launch courtesy of the Jamaica Gleaner. So Betty Ann Blaine has decided to throw her hat into the circus and form a political party, the New Nation Coalition (NNC). Well, it is going to … Continue reading

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