OMG Jamaica Farms

There’s some interesting news coming out of Jamaica. The following information is from Loop Jamaica. Friends Jevaughn Whyte and Terrique Goldson partnered with businessman Patrick White to create a pineapple farm in Fontabelle, Trelawny Jamaica. Named “OMG Jamaica Farms,” these three businessmen have seen massive success. Whyte and Goldson didn’t have prior experience in the…

Happy Emancipation Day!!!

I just learned of a national holiday that’s celebrated in Jamaica, as well as other English and French-speaking Caribbean countries, and I had to highlight it. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. On August 1, 1834, all African children under the age of six were deemed free from chattel slavery in Jamaica. But older…

A Jamaican Charter Flight from Europe is Being Arranged

In a previous post, I highlighted the 50 Jamaican nationals who were being detained and deported back to Jamaica due to COVID-19. Well, I just came across some additional information. The following is from the Jamaica Observer. Arrangements are being made for nationals stranded in Europe to board a charter flight back home. Closing Jamaica’s…

Chinese Firm Takes Over Jamaican Freeport

I was having a good day until I came across more incompetence from Global Black Leadership. The following information comes from The New York Carib News.  China Merchants Port Holdings now has full control over Kingston Jamaica’s Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL). China Merchants managed KFTL under a 30-year concession agreement with the Jamaican government that…

The Coronavirus Hits Caribbean Islands

As a continuation of my previous post, I want to highlight a few updates about the COVID-19 virus in the Caribbean islands. Jamaica Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness advised that his country is seeking the help of 100 Cuban nurses to help combat the coronavirus. So far, there have been 8 cases reported and Jamaica…

50 Jamaicans in the UK to Be Deported

Dr. Mumbi Seraki advised on her show that Africans returning to their homelands is a prophetic calling. A part of me wanted to refute that but given the current conditions of African people, the success of the Year of Return in Ghana, and the most recent news coming out of the UK, I can’t say…

Jamaica Bans Travel Between China due to Coronavirus

Greetings All, I’ve been somewhat annoyed with the continent and their actions regarding the coronavirus. But I saw some great news today and had to share. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. Jamaica initiated a travel ban to and from China, sending back 19 Chinese nationals, to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. The…

Girls in ICT

Greetings Good People, In a previous post, I highlighted an amazing program for Black girls in STEM, Black Girls Code, and recently came across another that deserves recognition. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. Over 300 girls represented Jamaica in the 2019 Caribbean Hackathon for International Girls in ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Organized…

The Jamaican Dollar Declines

Greetings Folks, I came across some news earlier that I had to share with you all. This story comes out of LOOP Jamaica. The Jamaica dollar has apparently declined by $1.42 against the United States greenback. According to the trading summary of the Bank of Jamaica, it’s depreciated by $1.42 amount against the U.S. dollar….

Tacky’s Rebellion

Greetings Good People, For those of you who may be new to this blog and aren’t familiar with my posts, I’m a student of African history—which, in essence, is world history. The main reason why is because so much of it has been hidden from the textbooks and whitewashed in our universities, so researching the truth has inadvertently become…

Beautiful Jamaica

Greetings Folks, I just watched a very interesting documentary, entitled Beautiful Jamaica, and I wanted to share it with you all. This film follows documentarian Kalcium throughout Discovery Bay, a community in St. Ann, Jamaica. The locals and their everyday experiences with their government and its policies are the focal points of this project. What I…