Mi Deh Ya!

When I started school in Kingston, I always thought that my experience would be the same as if I was there for the holidays, but I learned after that there were differences.  Manners Growing up in Trelawny, one of the definite rules was that you must greet people no matter what time of the day …

Permanently Removing Gran’ma

It’s official, I no longer have a grandmother. She passed last August. Last Mother’s Day was horrible and I wasn’t in the frame of mind to talk to her.  However, I am happy that days before her passing despite the repetition in her words. God gave me the opportunity to have one last reason with …

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 …

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 …