Rape, unwanted sexual advance, assault, and even pedophiliac actions should no longer be an option to speak up against. These victims needs your support, and an action plan, as the region needs more women to come forward and get their stories told. One of my favorite pastimes is stopping along Caribbean hillsides, valleys, and coastlines.Continue reading A delicate balance for few Caribbean women when powerful men behave badly:
BY R.D. Miller Recently, Jamaica’s Minister of Health has joined a global debate to mandate young girls in their early teen about 22, 338 to be vaccinated for HPV based on local reports. This vaccine has been quinine arguments over safety and its intended purpose to how different government has created its own policies andContinue reading Does poor young Girls in the Caribbean have a voice on Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
The role of law enforcement has always been a tough task. It remains a struggle between perception and reality. An officer, as I have argued, takes on work that many could not fathom. This is domestic violence, and that often gets overlooked. No one outcome will please everyone. They are all victims of the systemContinue reading Commentary: Can Jamaica fix the crime problem by issuing more guns to its citizens?
By R.D. Miller Before April: During the month of April, several communities, schools, health departments, including domestic violence centers will wear blue to show solidarity in honour of National Child Abuse and Awareness. April brings not only a new season, but a brighter spirit from the cold winter. I have always enjoyed the changing ofContinue reading Commentary: Child abuse is an everyday occurrence
“I’ll be home for Christmas, if only in my dreams,” sadly has become a reality for many. Holiday trips are always important to reconnect with family and friends or taking a break from work. Many low budget passengers looking for bargains have been choked out of the cabin as profit from fees has gotten moreContinue reading Commentary: I’ll be home for the holidays… maybe?
Breaking through the glass ceiling: On November 8, 2016, the world paused as it waited all night and watched one of the world’s most recognized woman’s quest to become president of the United States fall short in disbelief. Former U.S. First Lady & Presidential Candidate: Hillary-Clinton Quietly, I still believe that elephant in the room remainContinue reading If she were to be elected, would the elephants leave the room?
On January 12, 2010, several began to take a closer look at island of Haiti after a massive earthquake displaced and killed hundreds of thousands of people in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. I am not a scholar of Haiti’s politics, civil protection service, disaster preparedness, leadership, GDP, or religious philosophy. Therefore, I will leaveContinue reading Commentary: Haiti: Hallowed ground: Centuries of balancing natural and human disasters