In light of the latest immigration row between Jamaica and Trinidad, where 12 of our citizens were denied entry, the PSOJ has decided to hijack this situation and has called for a boycott on Trinidadian goods. Though we have been having this problem with Trinidad for a while now, I find the call for boycotts from the PSOJ either hypocritical at best or manipulative and opportunistic at worst. Continue reading Boycott and PSOJ Hypocrisy
Entrepreneurship! The reason for expensive suits and “Chairman of the Board” status. Entrepreneurship! What you do when: “You won’t employ me despite me being fresh out of University with no experience and student loan debt? Fine! I’ll just start my own business!” Entrepreneurship! Because “I’m Mr./Ms. Top Flight bitch!” Entrepreneurship! Continue reading Entrepreneurship vs Reality
The results are in and the Andrew Holness lead JLP have been declared the winner of JA Elections 2016. The people of Jamaica have exercised their civic duty (actively or passively) and the preliminary results favour the JLP to form the next Government of Jamaica. Continue reading Elections 2016: Throwback to 2007?
The long anticipated date has been called. The Master’s “Touch” has been felt and the 25th of February will be the day Jamaicans decide who is most capable to handle the affairs of the country. Until such time however, we are subjected to party diehards(die hearted) being bused around the country to political meetings in the brashest of manner, Continue reading Elections: The Political Silly Season
If our encounter with ChikV wasn’t bad enough, we now face an imminent encounter with it’s upgraded version ZikV(ChikV version 2.0), which is twice as worse than ChikV. Already, ZikV has left a disastrous impact on our Latin American neighbour Brazil, resulting in widespread panic and fear in Brazil and the Western Hemisphere. Continue reading ZikV and Our Friendly Mosquito
What is professionalism? According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, professionalism is the conduct, aims or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person or the following of a profession (such as athletics) for gain or livelihood. Continue reading Professionalism and Public Perception
Independence is something we all strive to achieve through out our lives. From our days as children we all couldn’t wait for the day when we didn’t have to be told what to do, when we could do as we pleased. So in order to ensure that we could become Continue reading Independence and The Challenges We Face
Perception is the process by which people judge a situation, place or most importantly, a person. It is amazing how differently people can perceive you to be, dependent on the background of the person doing the judging. Lets not kid ourselves, for we all judge each other based on a comparison between ourselves and what we know of the person. Continue reading Perception and How It Affects Us.
With the Jamaican economy in shambles and as we go through this IMF austerity program, the level of hopelessness and despair increases. The dreams and ambitions of especially the young are thwarted as the general lack of jobs and opportunity prevent us from earning a reasonable wage to put plans into action and achieve our full potential. With these issues on the mind of the young, migration is seen as a solution to these issues. Continue reading Migration The Answer?