My daughter had her first day of homework. The directions were to think of something she is good at. She said ”Being Kidn” -meaning kind – we are working on spelling. So she drew a picture of her another little girl showing she had four apples and gave two away. A reminder we perhaps all need at times.
An empty Kingston Craft Market, downtown. A few vendors are still there, trying to sell their wares.
Downtown Kingston, Sept. 2, 2021
A vendor adjusts her wares at the empty Kingston Craft Market on Sept. 2, 2021.
Downtown Kingston, Jamaica, September 2, 2021
Seems a little precarious, these working conditions. He is saving the scrap metal to sell for some extra cash, I imagine.
A few tourists milled around, but the property of the Bob Marley Museum was mostly empty last week.
Downtown Kingston, Sept. 2, 2021. I went downtown to get some pictures for a story, right as a confrontation between a taxi driver and police ended in someone being killed. A good part of the downtown area was crippled with traffic as a major artery was cut off with yellow police tape. But life goes on. Commerce goes on. Downtown is a whole different world, seemingly immune to COVID.
My latest for Reuters. On the latest spike and tourism in the region. With pictures by me.