If it nuh go suh...! - August 11
Kamina Johnson Smith

Kamina Johnson Smith represented us well

It's impossible to take politics out of life, but is all this kerfuffle over our sister Kamina Johnson Smith's Commonwealth secretary general campaign necessary? We should be proud of her efforts to put Jamaica on the map further, notwithstanding her close defeat. She represented us well and at only a small price. Time to leave her alone.

Lisa Hanna did the right thing

Another of our favourite sisters, Lisa Hanna, did the right thing in announcing she is stepping away from representational politics, since she feels she was not having the desired effect on her party. My gut feeling is that she will reconsider her position when she feels her contribution will be better appreciated.

Raiding a former president's home?

Oh boy, it's never a dull moment in US politics. But things seem to be hotting up when the Florida home of a former president is raided, ostensibly to retrieve sensitive documents. Two questions: Is politics being played? And what are sensitive documents doing at a former president's home? I can't wait to hear the answers.

Jah Cure languishing in The Netherlands

The Dutch have decided to keep Jah Cure in prison for at least another six months. What a waste of a great voice. Did I mention that he is one of my favourite singers? But he needs to learn to stay out of trouble. He needs serious counselling. After serving time for that unfortunate rape, he hasn't got rid of his anger, it seems.

Jah Cure
Lisa Hanna

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