Gleaner - North America

Trinidad and Tobago to ban Styrofoam products

A ban on Styrofoam will take effect in 2019, this follows government approval

Caribbean American legislator to begin trial for immigration protest arrest

New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams, son of Grenadian immigrants, will go on trial in New York County Criminal Court in Manhattan

Caribbean school teams learn from CPL coaches and players

Digicel and the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) toured the region for the Digicel Youth Cricket Series Coaching Clinics

Thugs? The politics and limits of race code words?

The labeling of young Black men as “thugs” is combustible material...

Holness flagrantly disregards rules, conventions governing public service

The actions of Prime Minister Andrew Holness continue to be at odds with the new and different image he sold to voters leading up to the 2016 General Elections

How Europe underdeveloped the Caribbean

The real purpose of the article, it seems, is to remind Jamaicans (and Caribbean people) of the UK’s benevolence to the region...

Wanted: A ‘vision of justice’ for the masses

The reality of how race and class privileges a few and disadvantage others escape many Jamaicans completely...

Jamaicans abroad can’t be fooled by government

Jamaicans in the diaspora are torn between sentimental nationalism and cold bitterness towards the country...writes Hylton W. Dennis

Stimulating Jamaica’s innovation economy

In my travels, I have talked to Jamaican scientists who would happily return home if there were adequate structured opportunities for them to pursue their research interests...writes Omar Newell.

Two stories, two Jamaicans, same concern

Jamaica has a population of 2.8 million. Some estimates indicate that another 3 million live outside country. I reached out to two colleagues to discuss living in the diaspora....

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