Tag Archives: Vanessa Kirkland

Would we care if Trayvon Martin had died in Jamaica?

Jamaica has jumped enthusiastically onto the Trayvon Martin bandwagon. Don’t get me wrong, I’m following the story closely as well, and have had several discussions on radio about it. But some Jamaicans have been asking why we are so focused … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Jamaican teenager

I don’t know Vanessa Kirkland. I don’t know her family. And I certainly don’t know exactly happened on Tuesday night. What I do know is that a 16-year-old girl is dead, a high school student who was preparing to sit exams, … Continue reading

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