Lisa Hanna, former Miss World and current Minister of Youth and Culture in Jamaica was on August 20, 2013 voted in the top ten of the world’s worst politicians, in effect Jamaica’s worst performing c
I am sitting in my room on this rainy morning, looking outside my window and thinking about life and appreciating how happy I am.
Yesterday some very strange things happened in my country and I am trying to understand them to put them in perspective, to the big picture.
My life over the last two years has been a cosmic, out of body experience.
This is a world without borders.
(Talking ‘Bout My Generation) We have synchronised our watches, studied our calendars, existed in minutes, and completely forgotten to step back and see what we've accomplished.
I don’t think there is anything very amazing about me. I’ve done nothing but write and act - in small ways and small places - about matters I think are important.
August 12 was celebrated as international youth day. Not that very many Jamaican youth would know. Or care.
Truth? Sometimes I feel like I'm not living - like I'm here, but I'm not here at all.
I live in a place where the people struggle to find their own identity between what the past and present dominant cultures tell them they should be.