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Troy Bridge — A Politician’s Shame

Photo source: jamaicaobserver.com Nearly four months after the Troy bridge that borders Manchester and Trelawny collapsed, citizens who traversed both parishes on a daily basis for their social and economic well-being have been left stranded and yet to see any tangible move by the Government to address the situation. Meanwhile, the citizens have embarked on a daredevil attempt to help […]


Jamaica — Christmas Or Crimemas?

Faced with the racist treatment that was meted out to black people in America, Festus Claudius “Claude” McKay, the Jamaican writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance was prompted to write the well-known poem titled, If We Must Die. He wrote: If we must die, let it not be like hogs Hunted and penned in […]