The Return of the Gargamel

Buju Banton has been a celebrated artist for years with his musical stylings, that transcends generations. The quality of songs created make him popular among many music lovers worldwide. The music produced puts him in the rankings of many great artists internationally, topping musical charts over the years. A DJ knows that he has an …

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Breast Cancer Awareness in October

October is the month for Breast Cancer Awareness and many countries participated in various activities to commemorate the lives of those who have passed, those who survived and the families of these warriors. Pink is the colour associated with breast cancer and every year supporters, organisations and the media get creative with the colour to …

Black Hypocrisy

It has been days since the release of Dancehall artiste Spice's image of her new skin colour which has caused quite a stir here in Jamaica and internationally.  Many bashed her for the decision and preferred her complexion before while the latter supported the new look. In a live interview conducted on her Instagram page, she …

Wah Sweet Nanny Goat

Wah Sweet Nanny Goat a go run him belly.... The popular Jamaican proverb is one that Jamaicans can recall being told,  as we've heard it said many times by our relatives whenever we do things that they don't approve of.  The proverb when translated means  that the things that seem fine to you now can hurt …

HEART Trust/NTA

The Human Employment and Resource Training Trust, National Training Agency known to most Jamaicans simply as ‘HEART’ is a key driver on Jamaica’s road to development. Formed in 1982 and restructured by the amended HEART Act in 1991, the Organisation focuses primarily on stimulating economic growth and job creation. This can only be achieved through …

Christmas Time: The search for Happiness 

It's Christmas Time !!! A time for togetherness and remembering the birth of Jesus Christ for those who are spiritual persons.  This morning, most of us have that one or few relatives that can cook and would have had the ham ready and cakes baked with the presents under the tree.  I'm currently in bed …

It’s Time to Talk

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. The international campaign originated from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute coordinated by …

Love Potions for the Skin

Growing up, I always felt that I was “too black”. Among that I never used to feel beautiful, I felt unloved, unnecessary and worthless, just because I was black. I got teased a lot in primary school, it would happen quite often too. My skin color was the first thing someone would use to refer …