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Touching letter to Windrush Generation mother who helped build NHS

Touching letter to Windrush Generation mother who helped build NHS

| May 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Millicent Kelly arrived in Britain in 1953 as part of the Windrush Generation and she and her two sisters helped build the National Health Service (NHS). She passed away in 2007 but here her son Tony writes to tell her about the NHS’s greatest medical challenge. Dear Mum You left us and this earthly life […]

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Attacking Golding does not help Guyana’s credibility

Attacking Golding does not help Guyana’s credibility

| May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Attacking Golding does not change demand for credible Guyana elections result In the wake of a report to the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS) on the Guyana general elections of March 2, the Head of the Electoral Mission (EOM), former Jamaica Prime Minister, Bruce Golding, has been accused of being “exceptionally […]

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CARICOM should help but Guyana must save itself

CARICOM should help but Guyana must save itself

| April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

The image and standing of Guyana are being tarnished throughout the world.  Yet, a small window of opportunity remains open for the country to be regarded as democratic and for its government to be hailed as legitimate. All the players in Guyana – the political parties and their leaders, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), the Judiciary […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to creep closer to The Bahamas as three more countries in the Caribbean reported their first cases of the virus on Thursday. The Bahamas had no suspected or confirmed cases of the virus, which causes COVID-19, as of yesterday. Cuba, The Bahamas neighbor to the south, reported three […]

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Travel restrictions imposed on UK by Jamaica

Travel restrictions imposed on UK by Jamaica

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The government of Jamaica has imposed a travel restrictions on travellers from the United Kingdom. Jamaican citizens and certain exempted individuals coming from the UK will be allowed to land and disembark in Jamaica. All UK disembarked persons will be quarantined either in a government sponsored facility or quarantined at home, this was announced by […]

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Jamaican Trailblazers receive National Awards

Jamaican Trailblazers receive National Awards

| November 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

London, 21st November 2019: Two of Jamaica’s trailblazers, Dame Karlene Davis and Bishop Rose Hudson Wilkin, were yesterday presented with the National Order of Distinction (Commander Class) by His Excellency Seth George Ramocan, CD, High Commissioner, on behalf of the Governor-General of Jamaica. Dame Karlene Davis, DBE, CD, who was born in Portland, Jamaica, is […]

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All are invited to Jamaican Independence Service

All are invited to Jamaican Independence Service

| July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of Jamaica’s 57th Anniversary of Independence, the Jamaican High Commission will host a Service of Praise and Thanksgiving on Saturday 27th July 2019. See details below:

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Edward Seaga: A Caribbean Enigma

Edward Seaga: A Caribbean Enigma

| June 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Edward Seaga was a great Jamaican patriot well deserving of the many tributes that have been paid to him concerning his devoted service to his country.  But, he was not a regionalist and his tenure as Prime Minister of Jamaica, from 1980 to 1989, contributed to the deceleration of the regional integration process. In January 2015, […]

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The Caribbean ideals of Alister McIntyre

The Caribbean ideals of Alister McIntyre

| April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sir Meredith Alister McIntyre was born in Grenada but for much of his life, dedicated to promoting the interests of the Caribbean, few knew his birth place.  What they knew was that he belonged to a group of West Indian thinkers whose identity was West Indian and who worked assiduously in the collective interest of the […]

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Selling or saving the soul of the OAS

Selling or saving the soul of the OAS

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Organisation of American States (OAS), already a broken institution, was shattered even more on April 9 at a meeting of its Permanent Council.  It is now an organisation whose membership is deeply divided and amongst whom mistrust, and bitterness now predominates. How this huge problem will be fixed – if it can be fixed at […]

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