Black my Story  by Charmaine
    Of one accord the people of Jamaica let out a thundering 'NO' to the latest round in Government attempts to take a dollar out of 15 cents. The unity of the Jamaican people: ....contd


I didn't know  by Marie
    I don't believe the answer lies in politicians. The answer lies in us. If those who have. . .something...anything would be willing share with those who have not, we would be able to live a more peaceful life. And not just money. . .ideas, knowledge, creativity. Jamaica is a wealthy nation. . .our wealth lies in our people. Can we dig it up and out?
    Moreso, as a nation we need to return to God. . .to walk by the principles of righteousness and justice that He has established for prospering a nation


Prelude to a True Story
by Colin
    Dear Friends,
   By now you will all have heard of the Riots incited by a drastic increase in taxation, especially on petroleum products. ... contd

What the World needs now is Peace and Love  by Elle
    ... the island has chosen for years to smilingly sing along to encouragement to fight and is now getting what it focused on. But what the people are not getting is, that you can't sing those kind of songs and expect peace ....contd


Affirmation - self suggestion
 by Neil
    Do we say when we want bread "You **!!!!!***???!-blablabla I don't want meat, I kill you if you give me meat?" No, we say, "Can I have a piece of bread, please?" right? ....contd


Gas Riots: a commentary
 by John
    The last few days ... the majority of us have remained locked in our houses ... as unruly, criminal elements have taken advantage of the "peaceful protests". ....contd


Jamaicas' Gulliver Awakens
 by Wayne
    On March 18th 1999 the populace of Jamaica fueled by an unjust and inhumane gasoline tax exploded into islandwide spontaneous demonstarions and riots. ....contd


Gas Riots: a commentary
 by Neil
    The last few days ... the majority of us have remained locked in our houses ... as unruly, criminal elements have taken advantage of the "peaceful protests". ....contd


Gas Riots: a commentary
 by Robert
    While pj may be thinking about considering, maybe taking a few cents off the gas tax, and while this may take just long enough to rehash the possibilities of how much he 'cares', just long enough to take the edge off the short - tempered jamaicans who went back to business as usual today. (who can possibly re-mobilise the entire country once shock has worn off?) ....contd

 



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