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Stories by Carolyn Cooper

Published:Sunday | October 28, 2018 | 12:19 AMCarolyn Cooper

Morris Cargill’s duppy must be very happy! Daniel Thwaites has turned himself into a medium. As the psychics say, Thwaites has opened up a channel between himself and Cargill’s duppy. His newspaper column last week shows...

Published:Sunday | September 16, 2018 | 12:41 AMCarolyn Cooper

Two Fridays ago, I went to Gordon Town for the unveiling of the statue of Louise Bennett-Coverley, popularly known by her stage name, Miss Lou. Mutabaruka, who was covering the event for Irie FM, tried to get me into ‘mix-up’...

Published:Sunday | June 10, 2018 | 7:52 AMCarolyn Cooper

'Lit up’. That was the tag for this year’s Calabash Literary Festival, held last weekend in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth. It’s a clever play on words. There’s the noun ‘lit’, the shortened form of literature. That’s up. Top a top! The verb ‘lit’...

Published:Sunday | June 3, 2018 | 11:17 PMCarolyn Cooper

In the age of metric measurement and satellite navigation, milestones are a thing of the past. Those old-fashioned markers on the road telling travellers the distance to their destination have been overtaken by Siri, Alexa and the rest of those...

Published:Sunday | March 25, 2018 | 12:04 AMCarolyn Cooper

State Minister of Finance Ruddy Spencer put himself into a big ants nest last Sunday. No mind English! ‘Ants’ has to be plural. One ant is not a nest. In his now-infamous remarks at a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) meeting in Bellefield,...

Published:Sunday | June 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Cooper

This Friday, Cecil Cooper will celebrate his 70th birthday in fine style at the Olympia Gallery with an exhibition of his paintings.In 1967, almost 50 years ago, Cooper's first one-man show was held at the Gallery of the Contemporary Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Cooper

Mi shame fi di PNP. Wa mek dem a tek set pon Andrew house? Ascorden to di headline a one Gleaner story weh publish last Monday, 'Andrew's mansion talking point on PNP platform'. Mi never know dem wuda stoop to dat. Better dem...

Published:Thursday | March 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMCarolyn Cooper

In a hopeful Budget speech that insistently focused on facts, Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips demolished the false claims of both Opposition Leader Andrew Holness, and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) spokesman on finance, Audley Shaw, about the...

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