The practice of giving youth a seat at the decision making table has become common in most developing countries, but having a seat at the table is not the same as having a voice at the table, and that is tokenism. In simplest terms, tokenism is giving someone a platform to represent their group while … More Tokenism and Youth Involvement in Jamaica
So, what do you really know about Vision 2030? For the next few months I will be using my blogs to focus light on Jamaica’s National Development Plan:Vision 2030. To do this: I will be divide the 400+ page document into small bites, making it digestible to anyone; video podcasts of interviews and discussions between … More Vision 2030: What do you know?
Latoya Nugent is the co-founder of the advocacy group called Tambourine Army. She was recently charged with three counts of using a computer for malicious communication and for allegedly making derogatory comments about three prominent clergymen via social media. Based on a Gleaner article on the issue entitled “Nugent Walks Free – High Threshold In … More Latoya Nugent Walks Free and Reveals Flaw in the Law
Crime and violence prevails in three main areas of Jamaica: Kingston, Montego Bay and Spanish Town. However, if one should analyze reports on crime and violence after 2010 throughout the island, then a conclusion can be made that there is a crescendo in criminal activities in the Western part of the island. Violations of the law implicates … More 4 Ways to Reduce Crime and Violence in Jamaica.
Poverty is the lack of. However, in our highly commercialized world, poverty is automatically perceived as the lack of economic materials or the medium used to pay for these materials – money. It is not the idea of being economically poor that frightens many, but the idea of not being able to have (what one … More Death by Poverty
After reading the Gleaner article “Bartlett Welcomes Starbucks MoBay Investment” I have some concerns. As an International Relations major, I understand the importance of the need for investment within developing countries, especially Jamaica. However, I have a few concerns. Before I go any further, let me congratulate Mrs Ian Dear and Adam Stewart on becoming … More My Views on Bartlett’s Welcome of Starbucks MoBay Investment
Money is always in demand, but always in short supply. Following that reality, people, like you and me, have always tried to find ways of making more money. The internet has added impetus to many in finding new ways of making money. As a university student, I have learned the value of money; cause I never … More Affiliate Marketing: #1 Way for University Students to make Money Online
The idea of escaping poverty communicates that there is better – wealth. Poverty speaks of deficiencies not only in the allocation of material, but also in positive ideals and norms. For millennials who are birth in the extremes of material deficiency, like myself, we want to escape our reality of scarcity now. For a “poor … More Escaping Poverty Through Online Entrepreneuship
Tonight, November 27, 2016, Towers and Chancellor apprehensively watched the Tower of the Dragons face-off Block Che for a spot in the finals of Sagicor Champions League 2016. Honestly, Che dominated most of the game; Che got an early lead since the first half and maintained it until about the last fifteen minutes. Dragons fired … More Oshane “Muda-Lee” Black, Towers’ Hero!
There is a serious security issue on the University of the West Indies Mona Campus. Last night, November 24th, 2016, a n attempted robbery, allegedly by gunpoint, by the Campus’ Main Library – located in the centre of the University. This attempted robbery, along with those before, continues to increase students and staffs perception that … More Is UWI Mona Really Safe?