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    • Reflections on the Rebellion in St. Thomas in the East for today, July 11, 2004.

    • Insurgency-Jamaica-History; Slave insurrections-Jamaica-History-18th century; Jamaica-History-Morant Bay rebellion, 1865-1866;Maroons-Jamaica; Heroes-Jamaica; Jamaica-History
    • The causes and structures of slave revolts in Jamaica are discussed in this article. It also looks into the role of Maroons in slave uprisings. It questions if we can have a non-violent Morant Bay Rebellion today, and says that in order to have...
    • Night shudders over all

    • Man-woman relationship; Marriage; Infidelity
    • Night time seems to bring to fore all sorts of events and behavior as people reach out for life or try to make sense of it. The author presents some examples, including: the wife who suspects her artist husband of philandering with his latest...
    • Launching: Passionate Advocate

    • Book-Marketing; Authors, Jamaican; Lawyers-Jamaica-Biography; Lawyers-Great Britain-Biography; Gifford, Anthony
    • An address at the launch of Lord Anthony Gifford's book, Passionate Advocate. It provides information about Lord Gifford's interest in advocacy.
    • The African Renaissance and the Caribbean

    • Caribbean Area-Civilization-African influences; Pan-Africanism; Caribbean Area-Politics and government-20th century
    • This study investigates the significance of the African Renaissance for Caribbean people. The African Renaissance, according to the author, signals a shift in our connection with Africa from anti-colonial and anti-apartheid to post-colonial and...
    • Pan-Africanism — Ethical Challenges

    • Pan-Africanism; Haiti-Politics and government; Grenada-Politics and government; South Africa-Politics and government; Jamaica-Social conditions; South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission-History; Truth commissions-Haiti; Truth...
    • This paper features individuals who have been champions of Pan-Africanism and black power empowerment. It looks briefly at the political crisis in Haiti, Grenada, and South Africa and crime and violence in Jamaica. It also examines the factors that...
    • Barometer falling

    • Interpersonal relations; Women
    • The author gives a bird’s eye view of life among a variety of people on a given day and concludes with the story of Connie whose dog had bitten her friend’s child. Every day Connie feared the child’s mother would confront her with a medical bill,...
    • Christmas Eve

    • Christmas stories; City and town life; Rural life; Interpersonal relations; loss
    • Christmas Eve is usually a time of food, laughter and good cheer, but for some like Connie, there is little cause to celebrate. In the country, she listens to her family’s chatter as they express their wishes for a better new year. Mass Jim talks...
    • Hot water

    • City and urban life; Interpersonal relations
    • A variety of scenes from city life: a vagrant arrested for loitering sentenced in court the next day; three mischievous boys playing on the beach; a man courting a somewhat reluctant nursemaid; an attempted blackmail that goes awry; a pregnant...
    • Start of something again

    • Man-woman relationship; Interpersonal relations; Hurricanes
    • Duckett and Silver meet regularly at their favourite restaurant to talk about art and politics as the city grows restless in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. During this time, Silver is flirting dangerously with a married woman right...
    • Storm Warning

    • Hurricanes
    • A hurricane is approaching and already the heavy rains are causing physical destruction and severe hardship for the people. For example, Silver has a terrible toothache and because of the storm he is unable to get to the dentist; Pinkie, desperate...
    • Thunderhead

    • City and town life
    • The author provides short insights into the lives of different people in the city at a time of social turbulence: Joie and Sam looks forward to Christmas together but tragedy intervenes; a seventeen year old boy furtively tries to seduce a girl...
    • Ed is coming home

    • Marriage; Man-woman relationship
    • Joie keeps her husband fully informed about their neighbour who has a husband in New York and is left in Jamaica to cope with two small children. Joie feels sorry for her, but Sam less so as he notices the regular visits to their neighbour of a man...

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