The recent Billboard announcement of Joss Stone as top reggae artiste for 2015 brought out the worst in Jamaicans. We are a black nation; blacks run things yet blacks underachieve, despite 95 per cent enrolled in school, lots of opportunity via HEART, community college and the high school diploma equivalency.
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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica was given a misery index score of 20.7 per cent and ranked the 17th most miserable country according to the Business Insider. The score, which was taken from 2014 data available at the CIA World Factbook, was generated from a sum of the country’s inflation and unemployment rates.
By Nadine Wilson-Harris - http://jamaica-gleaner.com/
Dimanche, 6 Septembre, 2015 - 22:21
A recent survey by the British Council has found that the tendency of Jamaican boys to view reading and language proficiency as a mark of effeminacy has contributed to the decline in students' performance in English over the last few years.
Jamaican is an English-based Creole with influences from languages of West and Central Africa. It developed during the 17th century and includes significant influences from various dialects of English, especially those of Scotland and Ireland.