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The Strangest Things About Jamaica

My island home is turning 50 this year. Well, everybody knows better than to believe so, as Xaymaca1 has been around longer than all of us, but we became independent of British rule on the 6th of August in 1962. Many Jamaicans are proud of this fact but some believe things would have been better, […]

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… and I love you, Jamaica.

Dear Jamaica, Sorry to say so on a day of such grand jubilation, but I think our main developmental challenge lies within the fact that we are too independent (or believe we are) of each other. It grieves me that we do not all seem willing to understand or accept our fellow countrymen’s differences of […]

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