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Jamaican

We Have The Locs But No Key

We, Jamaicans, have not opened up our minds to accept ourselves we simply subject ourselves to the opinions of the world. A world that does not understand our culture, a world that does not accept….. ‘different’. We live in a world where we observe the oppression of Black people, a world where we are currently […]

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Jamaican

The Pyramids of Jamaica! A Quick Look at WorldVentures’ Pyramid Scheme

Over the past few years I’ve been asked several times to join a wide range of money-making ventures. These include Amway, WorldVentures, Organo Gold Explocial, and Paycation. Persons involved promise a life of luxury while having you do little to nothing and being your own boss. I’ve been invited to meetings, the purpose of which […]

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Jamaican Music

I Can No Longer Remain Silent: Mi Affi Bawl Out!

LOAJ affi bawl out, mi caa ignore it mi affi bawl out. A recent song release called ‘Bawl Out’ by performing artiste ‘Chozenn’ has created some controversy as the song clearly mimics a very profane dancehall song of the same name by ‘Dovey Magnum’. In the event you have never heard the song ‘Bawl Out’, […]

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Jamaican Research

In Defence Of My Thesis

On March 23, 2018, thanks be to God almighty, I successfully defended my thesis. On that day, years of hard work was presented, evaluated and commended. The relief I felt was like none other I had ever experienced. To give you some perspectives on the work I’ve done, you may read some of my publications […]

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Jamaican

Bitcoin: All You Need To Know, Part 1 – Defining the Monetary System

In recent years there has been a significant increase in the value of cryptocurrencies, particularly ‘Bitcoin’. Cryptocurrencies are units of value which are used to verify the transfer of funds independently of a central bank. They are based on secure encryption techniques and are seen by many as the way forward. Before we can understand […]

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Jamaican

Conflict Of Interest #8 Minister of Religion Cheats In Exam

It has been a while since I last updated my ‘Conflict Of Interest’ series, but this story is quite interesting. I remember some time ago I wrote a blog about my experiences invigilating exams at UWI. I started invigilating again and just this week a theology student, a minster of religion was caught red-handed cheating in […]

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Jamaican

The Role Of A Woman

There have been many talks recently of equal rights. You are probably aware of the stimulating topic that is now taking over Jamaica. There has, for year been a conflict between gender roles and traditional views are being trampled by modern thoughts. Women want to be treated the same way men are treated, but should […]

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Jamaican Jamaican Culture

To Beat Or Not To Beat

It was a cold dark night, full of mischief that evades memory. I stepped through the gate like I was the ‘man a yaad’, only to be greeted by the lady of the house. She was clearly angry about what I had done. Back in those days we kids didn’t have smart phones, so I […]

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Dancehall Jamaican Lifestyle sex

Equal Rights!

Recently, Jamaican dancehall artiste, Ishawna, has been the center of attention for her song “Equal Rights”. While I am a little late to the dinner party, I thought I would take a bite out of this cake of controversy as this tasty topic is often ignored. The song endorses cunnilingus and clearly indicates that if […]

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Jamaican

Driving In Jamaica – Papine To Mavis Bank

– Aldeam Facey 2016