She likkle, but she tallawah.
That popular Jamaica saying best describes petite Adaoma Patterson who won the nomination to be the Brampton West New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate in this year’s federal elections.
The Guyana women’s soccer program is being resuscitated with an eye to qualifying for next year’s Rio Olympics.
Striking high school teachers in Durham, Peel and Sudbury should have seen it coming when education minister Liz Sandals announced that back-to-school legislation was on the way. It has been six weeks of no classes for 70,000 students, and public sympathy for those students was reaching critical mass. Certainly, less so for the striking teachers.
MONTEGO BAY: Jamaica’s Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Derrick Kellier, is urging Jamaicans to be patient as government executes a reform program under an International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement to spur economic growth.
“Fifty years ago, a group of determined Americans gathered in Selma, AL and our nation would forever change as a result of their courageous actions. They were young people and students from across the South – people like Amelia Boynton Robinson, John Lewis and Hosea Williams – who organized and marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, only to be met with intolerance and violence. They were beaten, charged by officers on horseback, and attacked with tear gas.
Hundreds applied for the job and 14 made the shortlist.
By ARNOLD A. AUGUSTE, Publisher/Senior Editor
On his show on HBO two Fridays ago, one of Bill Maher’s guests, rapper Killer Mike, raised a question about good cops that is worth repeating.
Killer Mike’s question was, if most of the cops are good cops, how come they don’t rat out the bad ones?