Jamaica

Toots Hibbert, ska and reggae giant: “Right now, someone else has that number”

By Paul Bond, 19 September 2020

Hibbert was widely respected and liked as a person, as well as admired for his work. That he was one of the most important international ambassadors for reggae owed much to his personal integrity.

UK government spearheads anti-migrant crackdown with deportation of Jamaican nationals

By Thomas Scripps, 14 February 2020

Under Britain’s deeply reactionary UK Borders Act 2007, any offence can serve as a pretext for deportation.

Jamaica state of siege: Scores dead, hundreds detained

By Bill Van Auken, 28 May 2010

Scores have been killed or wounded and hundreds arrested in what critics describe as indiscriminate violence by Jamaican security forces besieging the impoverished Kingston neighborhood of Tivoli Gardens.