The reckless policy of the Housing Agency of Jamaica - converting protected lands into house spots - is a classic example of building on sand. This practice is not at all sustainable. It’s short-term thinking at its worst.
Last Thursday, as I watched Kevin MacDonald’s magical documentary on Bob Marley, I kept thinking of just how many talented people have emerged from Trench Town! That ghetto has certainly been a centre of intellectual ferment. If the University of the West Indies could find a way to recharge and transmit the creative energies of Trench Town in its heyday, we’d definitely be cooking.
We cannot allow the green in the flag to be appropriated by the JLP and devalued by the PNP. It’s far more potent.
Did no one at LIME listen to these lyrics before selecting Potential Kidd and 'Yah So Nice' for an advertising campaign targeting high-school students?