Tagged: christopher dudus coke

Recycling through the  trash

Recycling through the trash

    The year where the world is predicted to come to a crashing end, is about to begin.  Perhaps absolutely fitting for not only this column, but for the political happenings of both...

The king is dead, long live the king.

The king is dead, long live the king.

If there’s one thing sure to get a slightly vegetative Jamaican blogger out of his slumber, its the Bruce Golding’s announcement of his intention of early resignation as party leader and Jamaica’s prime minister....

Just watch Law and Order

Just watch Law and Order

The trial of Mark Myrie, better known to Jamaicans and reggae lovers as Buju Banton, as taken some of the spotlight from the beleaguered government of Bruce Golding.  The trial in Tampa has completely...

Liar, Liar

Liar, Liar

Liar, Liar The Dudus/Manatt, Phelps and Phillips (MPP) affair continues to create sinking sands beneath the feet of Bruce Golding since he and his government have once again been caught in a lie. According...

Of state repression and class apartheid

Of state repression and class apartheid

The People’s National Party was vindicated on their position regarding the extension of the State of Emergency, with the unfortunate but brutally public extra-judicial killing of Ian Lloyd in Buckfield, St Ann.  Yet, it...

Rednecks of Uptown

Rednecks of Uptown

I spent a few days in Jamaica recently at the time the extension for the State of Emergency (SoE) failed to pass in parliament.  The reaction to the failure clearly indicates the mounting class...

I’m Sure Gangs’ Political Power Is Not Unique to Jamaica

I’m Sure Gangs’ Political Power Is Not Unique to Jamaica

Associated Press writer David Mcfadden reports from Jamaica today that public outrage is pressuring Prime Minister Bruce Golding to end the historic links between politicians and the gangs. “The political parties built the gangs,”...

Bottomline:  Bruce Golding must go!

Bottomline: Bruce Golding must go!

As the strife in West Kingston increases and the death toll rises, there is only one bottomline… Bruce Golding must go.   The Jamaica Labour Party has to reject him or die. No reasonable person,...

The beginning of a new beginning

The beginning of a new beginning

The beginning of a new beginning (The following was an email from a colleague in response to my earlier posts and in regards tot he deteriorating situation in Jamaica.  I think it echoes what...