The European Union has funded a project that supports artists in Trench Town, this one is a man called “Stone Boss,” who has been carving alabaster stone for decades. Thanks to Emma Lewis for letting me know about this lovely project.
This is the story I wish I had had the time and the venue to write. Instead, my story was chopped from 2,100 to 700 words, although I ran the full story on this blog later on. Nevertheless, this is a fascinating piece from Robin Wigglesworth of the Financial Times about Jamaica and its IMF programs.
London’s Evening Standard saw fit to take some footage of a plane of deportees returning to Kingston this week. Due to a court injunction, it wasn’t as many as planned. In any case, very few people seem to know these flights are a regular occurrence, at least from the U.S.
An article in the Guardian today about Bob Marley’s 75th celebration by Vivien Goldman, who has written an audiobook about Marley.