BREAKING NEWS … first online report …
And so tonight, Jamaica has its first, Prime Minister.
TVJ Prime Time News, 20:00
In all the excitement, the TVJ reporter forgot to clarify that the winner of today’s People’s National Party leadership race was to become Jamaica’s first female Prime Minister!
She was always the people’s favourite©,
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The tilers have flung their final obscenity down at the labourers below, carried the tools back to their boss and climbed into the back of the dusty pickup. The labourers in turn insult each other’s manhood, dust themselves off and head down the hill to the less leafy suburbs of Kingston. Some have cannibalized
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Pharmacies in Jamaica are wonderful places, Aladdin’s caves of apothecarial delights, cornucopias of … well, you get the drift. I love browsing through their vast and varied stock. Besides medicines, their choice of sale is surprisingly unpredictable and might include stationery, toys, clothes, CDs, newspapers, cigarettes and vases. Very useful places indeed.
All pharmacies will
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One of many photos from BJ, before Jamaica. The stabs of lights on the ground make me think of the Mysterons from the TV show Captain Scarlet. Yes, it was one of the cornier series of the times, with the flying Angels and Scarlet talking like Cary Grant, but still, the spooky voice announcing
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