Jamaica, Land We Love (Part 1)

I have to begin this post with the confession that I am not a Jamaican. Nevertheless, I have been so struck by the wonder of the place, I wanted to give a tribute to a land I now love. Earlier this week, Jamaica celebrated 57 years of independence. That’s 30 more years than I have…

A Reflection on my homeland Hairouna

When I get homesick I feel it in my belly. Although it’s only been 9 months since my last trip to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, it often feels like years. It’s a strange experience living in the diaspora. Myriads write about it. It’s an inseparable part of being West Indian. We are a region…