#Jamaica

  • Article: Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio
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    Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 21, 2019

    Josette Rice contracted polio age two in Jamaica. Now, she’s spreading the word through poetry. Read more

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

  • Article: 5-Year-Old Jamaican Girl Banned for Dreadlocks Can Now Return to School: Court

    5-Year-Old Jamaican Girl Banned for Dreadlocks Can Now Return to School: Court

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 28, 2018

    The girl’s family had been told to remove the locs, but they refused. Read more

  • Article: Bristol Uni Students Raised £1,500 for a Cleaner to Visit His Family in Jamaica

    Bristol Uni Students Raised £1,500 for a Cleaner to Visit His Family in Jamaica

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 29, 2018

    Herman Gordon first arrived in the UK as part of the Windrush generation in 1967. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Has Collected 1,500,000 Pennies to Send 300 Girls to School
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    This Woman Has Collected 1,500,000 Pennies to Send 300 Girls to School

    By Phineas Rueckert|June 4, 2018

    Davinia James’ upbringing in Jamaica inspired her to give back, one penny at a time. Read more