The Harder They Come

I’m going to wander a little bit from the usual path, by going into the world of film. Actually it’s not much of a wander when you see that my ‘two most important films’ to come out of Jamaica are the “Harder They Come” and “Life and Debt”. The 2001 documentary “Life and Death” (from […]
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Which is tastier… a pork burger or Lassie?

I cannot go further without paying tribute to the outstanding performances of the Jamaican team in Berlin. It was both heartwarming and a tear-jerker. (tears of pride of course). Jamaican tourism minister Ed Bartlett wasted much time in announcing the intent to capitalize on the athlete’s success. Of course I wish him well. But, I […]
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How just is American justice

There are by necessity, two different Barack Obamas… an almost dual personality disorder-like entity. The domestic president, is the one full of the vigour for change, presenting an agenda that will, even against their foolish opposition, better the American people. The other Barack Obama, the Mr Hyde personality, resides in his foreign policy. Here, he […]
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