Archive for the ‘The Feed’ Category

Jamaica’s drought reveals more than a water problem

Like the rest of us you’re likely struggling with the current drought: bathing from water bottles and negotiating with water truck drivers. All at great cost and annoyance.

Perfect for Jamaican roads: the AK-47-proof BMW X5

Available from Stewart Motors, Jamaica’s official BMW importers:
The risk of armed violence – and in particular, attack with automatic weapons like the AK-47 – is a fact of everyday life for certain customers. In response to this threat, a new level of vehicle security is required. At the same time, more and more people want [...]

Win the lottery in Jamaica? Get a beard.

Beg yu a bills nuh?
Like many Jamaicans FIRST kind of gave up buying Lotto tickets after the US$240 million went ‘unclaimed’. And like Jamaicans are want to do, FIRST had ‘invested’ significant $ in this particular ponzi scheme only to come out like we all had in Cash Plus and Olint.
So today we do [...]

Before Jamaicans associated the JPS with the devil…

There was ‘Reddy’, the lightning-bolt legs, lightbulb-nose, wall-socket ears man.

Jamaican tales of expatriate life and death

Expats really live a nice life. Nice house uptown, nice SUV and lots of girls looking for visas. But were you reading Harper’s Magazine in 1861, things would’ve seemed a lot worse…