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A historic first international school for western Jamaica

Friday, September 07, 2018

Buju Banton said it best: “Many see the glamour and the glitter and think (it's) a bed o' rose…” For decades, generations even, many parents from western Jamaica — wanting an international education for their children — would dispatch them across the globe, mainly North America or Europe. It seemed elitist and glamorous. But there was often a devastating sting in the tail. Read this Sunday's Observer for award wining journalist Desmond Allen's take on western Jamaica's first international school.