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Jamaica’s 49th Year Of Independence : “We Haven’t Entirely Failed.”

This weekend marks the 49th year of Jamaica’s independence; the country having received it’s political freedom from the United Kingdom in 1962. As usual, the outpouring of national pride is immense and perhaps will be sustained throughout the weekend. Still, I’m not convinced that there is a lot to take pride in; and yes, maybe I’m cynical, and I most certainly will be accused of lacking national pride, (nothing could be further from the truth by the way), I’m just looking at where our country is after 49 years of charting our own path, and I’m disheartened. As one political party put it in the 2007 general elections, we… “not changing no course!”

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