Jamaica

Don't Forget Police Violence Happens Outside of America Too

Dr. Lisa Tomlinson | Posted 12.11.2014 | Canada Politics
Dr. Lisa Tomlinson

I stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, New York and all over the world who are experiencing police violence. I encourage those of us who are committed to dismantling structural violence against black people that as we chant the slogan "Black Lives Matter", we must also remember "Black Lives Matter Everywhere". Let us not limit our desire for structural changes to only the United States.

Jamaican Me Hungry: A Culinary Adventure

Rebecca LeHeup | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca LeHeup

If you are looking for a way to truly connect to the food culture of Jamaica then I have the culinary adventure for you! It turns out that the white-knuckle, hair-raising journey over the mountains from Montego Bay to Saint Elizabeth Parish, the breadbasket of Jamaica, is worth every minute.

Police Say Canadian Mother Was Murdered In Jamaica

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel

Family members of a Canadian mother of three who Jamaican police believe was murdered continue to seek answers as to who would have killed someone the...

The Amazing Power of Giving Back

Hon. David C. Onley | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Impact
Hon. David C. Onley

Whether you're a billionaire, a small business owner, a student, or a retiree, I hope that you will make it a New Year's resolution to volunteer in your community. I can promise you that the personal benefits will be at least as great, and probably more long-lasting, than giving up chocolate or joining a gym!

Jet to Jamaica For an Experience That's Worlds Away

Vitamin Daily | Posted 09.12.2013 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

For an authentic, laid-back Jamaican experience, VitaminDaily.com's Montreal editor Christine Laroche left the crowds behind and headed to the South Coast. It's just a scenic two-hour drive from Montego Bay but trust us: It feels like worlds away.

What Sergio Garcia's and Paula Deen's Racism Really Tell Us

Charmaine Nelson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Living
Charmaine Nelson

Both Sergio Garcia and Paula Deen, despite differences in age, sex and nationality, drew upon a limited knowledge of slave custom to express demeaning visions of blackness, which made light of or sanitized the brutality and institutionalized deprivations of slavery.

How Music And Art Can Change a Nation

Che Kothari | Posted 06.16.2013 | Canada Music
Che Kothari

The relationship between art and community can be naturally synergistic: the community nurtures the artist, who then reflects a vision of the community, helping to define its essence. That's what's going on in Jamaica right now -- the country is literally overflowing with fresh talent -- it's not just about music; it's about a mission.

Watching the Watchdog: My Brush With Richard Nixon

Tim Knight | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada
Tim Knight

Richard Milhaus Nixon, 37th President of the United States, Leader of the Free World, walks out the White House all alone, between the ranks of the guard of honour, along the red carpet to stand at the top of the steps. He's maybe five feet from me.

Part 5: Can the Commonwealth Survive Without the Queen?

Tim Knight | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

The Queen has not been particularly successful at keeping her realms and territories together -- inheriting 32, but now reigning over only half that many. It's entirely possible that the Commonwealth is no longer particularly relevant to the modern world and will slowly fade away into history.

Ontarian Acquitted In Jamaica Slashing To Return Home

CBC | Posted 01.26.2012 | Canada

An Ontario man acquitted in Jamaica of slashing his wife's throat has told CBC News he is eager to get back to his children and his job ...