Category: Throwback Thursdays

How Jamaica deals with Ebola 2

How Jamaica deals with Ebola

Ebola has been on the lips of everyone lately . The whole world is in a panic and rightly so because it is a life threatening disease . Everyone is confused as to how...

Throwback Thursdays: Many Rivers To Cross 1

Throwback Thursdays: Many Rivers To Cross

After Tessanne Chin’s soul shaking rendition of “Many Rivers To Cross” on NBC’s The Voice┬áit’s only right that today’s Throwback Thursday pays homage to the original. In 1969 Sir Jimmy Cliff, one of Jamaica’s...

ThrowBack Thursdays: Jamaica’s Voice 0

ThrowBack Thursdays: Jamaica’s Voice

I’m in a Music mood can you tell ? With the epic performance that Jamaica’s own songstress Tessanne Chin delivered last night on the American talent show The Voice , it’s no surprise that...

Throwback Thursdays: Peter Tosh says Legalize It ! What are  your views? 2

Throwback Thursdays: Peter Tosh says Legalize It ! What are your views?

There is no escaping the reputation that Jamaica has for growing herbs especially marijuana. What many foreigners fail to realize, is that marijuana is completely illegal in Jamaica and you can be arrested if...

Throwback Thursdays: Wild Gilbert ,25 Years Later. 2

Throwback Thursdays: Wild Gilbert ,25 Years Later.

September 12, 1988 Hurricane Gilbert devastated the island of Jamaica leaving hundreds of people homeless more than 40 people dead. Though I was very young I have memories peering through my living room window,...

Throwback Thursday :Jamaican Women by Parishes 2

Throwback Thursday :Jamaican Women by Parishes

This song was one of my favorites growing up and has been stuck in my head all week. One of Jamaica’s most popular and respected band Fab 5, travel around the island listing the...

When Jamaicans Travel! 0

When Jamaicans Travel!

There are some stereotypes that are inescapable. When traveling it is usually easy to identify Jamaicans in the airport, just check the people with the biggest or most pieces of luggage. This video is...

Throwback Thursdays: Come Back To Jamaica ! 0

Throwback Thursdays: Come Back To Jamaica !

A friend of mine told me that this Come Back to Jamaica Campaign by Jamaica Tourist Board, made him dream of coming back to Jamaica as a teenage boy although he had never been...

Seeking the Real Jamaica? Look No Further Than Public Transport. 0

Seeking the Real Jamaica? Look No Further Than Public Transport.

This video was made in the 1980s and to date , no truer account of public transportation in Jamaica has been made. There are still many Jamaicans surprised to see foreigners who choose to...

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