Vosa Rivers, an international events promoter and producer responsible for the acclaimed South African play Sarafina, has developed a strategic alliance to promote cultural events in Jamaica and export Jamaican
talent to the U.S.
Powell's A Small Gathering of Bones makes it clear that homosexuality is a viable subculture in Jamaican
They will all be cheered by many of the 60,000 Jamaicans
who live in Birmingham, making the city a real home from home for the team.
There is urgent need for a concerted groundswell effort by all Jamaicans
to salvage the dignity and respect of some of our downtrodden and marginalized men."
Last year, the Daily Mirror's chief crime correspondent Jeff Edwards exposed the shocking cargo in deadly drugs smuggled to Britain every day by Jamaicans
The ministry said it viewed the decision with 'regret' but agreed it would be beneficial to cut the number of Jamaicans
rejected before arrival.
diplomats, mill managers insisted that "Haitian labor is unquestionably superior to any other."(76) Indeed, the sugar mogul Manuel Rionda wrote: "I do not like Jamaicans
. The best foreign laborers for cutting cane are the Haitians."(77) "Haitians are the best," his brother Salvador, on-site manager of the Manati plantation in northeastern Camaguey, concurred.(78) By the mid 1920s, sugar administrators had found their preferred source of plantation labor.
In 1948, on request from the British government, Jamaicans
and Caribbean peoples arrived in the UK to rebuild the country's economy, following the Second World War.
The efforts of the Jamaican
unionists, combined with the unifying force of an underlying Afro-Caribbean tradition which the Jamaicans
Cliff: That was the first piece, and that led me to "Obsolete Geography."(2) For a long time I hadn't thought about what it meant to be a Jamaican
, even though I was going back there a lot.
Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican
Donald, a professor of economics at Stanford University, California, wrote, "My dear departed grandmothers (whose extraordinary legacy I described in a recent essay on this website), as well as my deceased parents, must be turning in their grave right now to see their family's name, reputation and proud Jamaican
identity being connected, in any way, jokingly or not with the fraudulent stereotype of a pot-smoking joy seeker and in the pursuit of identity politics."