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Opposition Leader Andrew Holness’ Message for Jamaica 50

 The following is the text of Jamaican Opposition Leader Andrew Holness’ message to the country on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its independence. Fellow Jamaicans: Today as we celebrate 50 years of political independence, let us make a …

Marcia Forbes: Media Matters, Jamaica 50 and London 2012

 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor The Vocal Minority & Jamaica 50 There has been an outcry from those who perhaps represent the vocal minority that the Jamaica 50 celebrations cannot only be about “jump-up,” “skin-out,” “wine up we body.” We …

Jamaica’s Cabinet Overhauls Jamaica 50 Programme With Lower Budget

 Above: Culture Minister Lisa Hanna (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Cabinet has overhauled its Jamaica 50 Programme with what it says is a lower budget than under the previous administration. Jamaica 50 is celebrating the 50th anniversary …