The little girl at the centre of the dreadlocks debate will be allowed to attend school in September. Her parents haven’t decided if they will send her. This is a follow-up article for the Washington Post. Thank you to the family for sharing their story. This cannot be easy, having to justify why your child should be able to wear her hair as she has for her whole life.
A walk up Mountain Spring to reveal a view of Kingston. There used to be a time I could run up the entire thing two times in a row. Not so much anymore.
This is so cool. Some young Jamaican educators are using “gamification” to teach students. I know all too well now how difficult it is to retain their attention during lectures or teaching sessions. Coming to them on their level, on phones, is a partial solution.
This is the government’s new tourism campaign aimed directly at locals. It has receive mixed reviews…
The New Yorker covered Jamaica’s response to the pandemic. It is well done- fair and balanced.
Twisted vines in Hope Gardens.
My latest for Reuters.