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Category: Commentary

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05/13/10

Permalink 11:40:10 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Politics, Commentary, News

Mr. Prime Minister... Please Resign

Ok I think the topic is pretty much self explanatory, I simply believe that right now there is no other choice. All of the months of news gathering and speculation and frustration in parliament has finally come to a halt and Prime Minister Bruce Golding… more »

05/12/10

Permalink 10:31:13 am, by amilnal
Categories: Entertainment, Culture, Commentary

Jamaican music and it's effect on the Jamaican economy Finale

Since the eighties, dancehall music has retained its popularity in Jamaica, which has now allowed creative elements involved with the music to make more money than ever before. Djs, studio engineers, mastering specialists and producers are all now reapin… more »

05/11/10

Permalink 02:21:56 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Culture, Commentary

Happy Mothers day (belated)

You know there are not many holidays that I really support, for example I'm not exactly a fan of Valentines day as you would realize if you've read my previous posts on the topic, I'm also not a fan of thanksgiving day either, not because I'm not america… more »

05/09/10

Permalink 11:06:12 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Politics, Commentary, News

Where is the Gas Tax Money Going

If we were to look back a year or so in the news we would've been bombarded with the news that the government was planning to implement a fuel tax. Later on in the year we would learn that there was gonna be an additional tax on the previous tax as a way… more »

05/07/10

Permalink 11:25:10 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Sports, Culture, Commentary

Prep Championships review

Today I had the pleasure of checking out for the first time the Prep School Championships. This is not to be confused in anyway with the High School level boys and girls championships, no instead this was an event for the kids. As a matter of fact, most… more »

05/05/10

Permalink 10:36:19 pm, by amilnal
Categories: Sports, Business, Commentary

Developing Countries: Hosting International Sporting Events 2nd Part

On the cost side, FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association)requires that the World Cup host country provide at least 8, and preferably 10, modern stadiums capable of seating 40,000 to 60,000 specators. For the jointly hosted 2002 World Cup… more »

05/03/10

Permalink 11:22:46 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Sports, Commentary

Jamaican International Invitational meet review

On saturday I got the opportunity to attend the JN Jamaica International Invitational meet, this was a welcome event for me as I haven't been to any sporting events since the year has started which is unlike me because I like sports that much. This is an… more »

05/02/10

Permalink 11:20:34 am, by Skillachi
Categories: Commentary, News

Police Brutality destroying Police Trust

When last have you watched a TVJ or CVM news hour? If it is anytime within the last 10-15 or so years when Jamaica's crime rate spiked, you would have heard a news story with the following storyline:Police came upon (Insert name of location), where the… more »

05/01/10

Permalink 09:54:40 am, by amilnal
Categories: Entertainment, Commentary

Jamaican music and it's effect on the Jamaican economy Pt 1

Now Jamaicans usually fall in to two categories: Those who love reggae and dancehall music and those who have to tolerate it because the music is so interwoven in our culture that it is near impossible to completely ignore it. Over the years the latter s… more »

04/30/10

Permalink 11:36:29 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Culture, Commentary, News

The power of words and music

A weh you get da new Clarks deh dawdi,Which colour dat? Mad enuh Pawdi,You alone have da style deh Dawdi.Di Queen fi England haffi Luv off Yawdi... Real badman nuh model inna shorts,Straight Jeans cut off foot pantsEverybody haffi ask weh me get mi clark… more »

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Reasons why I love my Jamaican Mom

1. My Mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.
"Just wait till we get home."

2. My Mother taught me about RECEIVING.
"You going get a ass'n when we get home!"

3. My Mother taught me to MEET A CHALLENGE.
"What di backside yu thinkin'? Answer me when me talk to you...Don't talk back to me!"

4. My Mother taught me CONSEQUENCES.
"If yu run cross de road an' cyar lick yu dung, a goin' kill yu wid lick."

5. My Mother taught me THE VALUE OF EDUCATION.
"If yu no go a school, yu a go tun tief or walk an' pick up bottle."

6. My Mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
"If yu tun over yu eye lid an fly pitch pan it, it a go stay so fi evva."

7. My Mother taught me to THINK AHEAD.
"Is not one time monkey goin' wan' wife"

8. My Mother taught me ESP.
"Yu tink a don't know what yu up to nuh?"

9. My Mother taught me HUMOR.
"If yu don' eat food, breeze goin' blow yu 'way."

10. My Mother taught me how to BECOME AN ADULT.
"Come an' tek yu beatin' like man."

11. My Mother taught me about SEX.
"Yu tink say yu drop from sky?"

12. My Mother taught me about GENETICS.
"Yu jus' like yu faada."

13. My Mother taught me about my ROOTS.
"Yu tink mi come from "Back A Wall?"

14. My Mother taught me about WISDOM OF AGE.
"When yu get to be as ol' as me, yu wi understan'."

15. And my all time favorite... JUSTICE.
"One day wen yu have pickney, a hope dem treat yu same way."

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