Reinvigorating Our Talawah Factor

One of our rarely heard but insightful proverbs states Wan finga can’t kill louse This proverb challenge our sense of collaboration and cooperation. In this our 51st year of independence, we have lots of lice to kill. We have the louse of broken families We have the louse of stubborn , chronic unemployment. We have […]
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Is this Jamaican the Usain Bolt of Value Creation?

Let’s face it, we idolize Usain Bolt. We can remember where we were when he blazed into atlethic immortality last August in London. I was travelling into the hills of St. Catherine to visit a long lost cousin, Dorrett. My aunt Lema and I were the only ones on the road, listening on the radio […]
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Pinch me twice, breakthrough on crime reduction happening in Jamaica?

I went to the event with the hope of a stage 4 cancer patient going to a faith healer. My presence was driven more by obligation and catching up with the regulars who frequent our embassy occasions. Well after the greeting and grazing period, we settled into our seats readied for a pedestrian presentation. The […]
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Lawd, How do we get Jamaica on the right list?

I am definitely a sucker for reports especially those dealing with trends. I was settling in wowing and awing about this report on the impact of mobile technology and then I came to page 99. There we are, in an infamous place like a criminal in a line up .There is Jamaica showing off itself […]
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Ingredients for a new Jamaican Success Stew

50 years minus one years ago when the independent Jamaica was a mere baby, the gust of freedom was blowing in many places. Other nations were also sensing the gust of freedom from colonial rule. This was been done in a back drop of the cold war in Jamaica‚Äôs back yard, where alignment with the […]
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The Secret Sauce of Jamaica 2.0 – Part 1

Recently, I was invited to lend my expertise in digital technologies to help combat some damming condemnation at a long-term Caribbean celebration. This annual event attracted over 400K people and generated millions of dollars in revenue to the affected merchants. The sensitive stage of this deliberation does not allow me to be more detailed, but […]
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Luckiest Jamaicans outside of Jamaica?

Happy St. Patty’s day and the luck of the Irish to you! Ireland has a growing community of Jamaicans who are making Ireland their away home. First, let us get a bead on Ireland. Ireland is a country adjacent to England. It has a population of 4 million people with a third of the people […]
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What Does Jamiacan Diana McCauly, Charles Dickens, and Mark Twain have in Common?

Quick!! Which books shaped your moral sensitivities in high school? Sure the Bible of course, but were there other authors whose work fired your imagination and caused you to read by flashlight or a lamp, when everyone else was asleep? Charles Dickens and Mark Twain, were two authors who took me on the journey of […]
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