Like a mystic, Rita Marley intuitively knew she was divinely called to fulfil a queenly mission. In 1983,
Rasta study Bible an dem overstand ital livity./ Rasta stodi Baibl an dem uovastan aital liviti./ Rasta study the Bible and they understand living in vitality.
A national hero whose words are neither heard nor heeded cannot inspire a society that is still struggling to define its identity.
Donald Trump promised his supporters that Mexico would pay for the wall. It seems as if it never occurred to him that the Mexicans would kiss dem teeth and tell him to go to hell.
Tourism is now vital to our economies across the Caribbean. But we have to find a way to balance the requirements of the tourist industry and the needs of citizens. We can't just fence in tourists and fence out locals.
I think it's really wicked that Lloyd D'Aguilar has been dismissed from the enquiry. He has done so much work to ensure that the enquiry take place at all. When a lot of us shamefully forgot about the massacre of civilians, D'Aguilar and the Tivoli Committee kept the issue alive.
That a white South African feels entitled to reproduce humiliating images of black people and call it 'art' is a clear sign that the legacy of apartheid is alive and well.