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The most eventful years in the history of Jamaica and the United Kingdom

The Weekly Gleaner has reflected the changes in the life and character of both Jamaica and the United Kingdom over seven of the most eventful years in the history of both countries. It was launched in the same year as the Festival of Britain illustrated that the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth were recovering w …

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A Family Gathering

  My late Uncle Laurence was a cheerful man, generally contented with life, but with one abiding sadness. In his youth, he fell in love with and wanted to marry, a Sri Lankan girl. They decided to see it through in spite of opposition. Then the critics said – think about the children, mixed-ethnicity, they …

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