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’s 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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On the 7th. day of Christmas, a Jamaican gave to me..

The Invisible Gift of Social Responsibility: “Time” Everyone gives in their own way. Some people give through financial donation. Some people give through giving away their old clothing. On the other hand, some people just simple do nothing. They feel that their own despair means that they cannot give something to others. However, they are […]
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On the 5th. day of Christmas, a Jamaican gave to me

As a Minority Woman Owned Small Business Entrepreneur operating in a male dominated service area the challenges are numerous. However, as a child of Jamaican parents who taught me the meaning of willpower, discipline, and self-reliance I was determined to succeed because failure was not an option. During the past 14 years my company has […]
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The Morgans’ Hearts are still in Tivoli Gardens

From the curbside, you know you will be engaging with Jamaicans whose hearts are far away, and at home. Don & Rubi Morgan have set up home in Washington DC, but their hearts and efforts find activity in places like Tivoli Gardens. The details of this model of Jamaica is exquisite.What is more compelling is […]
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Jamaica shows Improvement in Global Corruption Index

The global coalation against corruption released their 2010 report on corruption on October 26, 2010. These folks measure how well 178 countries are faring, given the financial instability that is still roiling the world. Money is the mother’s milk of corruption so this index is used as a means on how effectives countries are doing […]
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