COVID-19 And Cleaning Up the Pollution

March 27th, 2020

Why can’t it be like this all the time? These thoughts have been going through my mind (and others have expressed it) as Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams posted photos of the thorough sanitizing of busy traffic areas and markets in the city. The Mayor did point out that some cleaning is done monthly – […]

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WASH Your Hands in the Time of COVID-19

March 16th, 2020

I know we have all been overwhelmed by the news and the latest developments, both globally and locally. I have been veering from one press briefing to another; from late-night updates tweeted by Minister of Health and Wellness Christopher Tufton, to alarming global news on the virus. Europe seems to be the new epicenter. I […]

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Tourism’s Fragility Exposed

February 29th, 2020

I am not an economist (and I may well be corrected by my friend and fellow blogger Dennis Jones, who is!) but recent developments have given me the sense that Jamaica depends too heavily on two areas: Tourism and Bauxite Mining (an unsustainable activity – how much longer do we plan to go on mining? […]

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