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Stories by Paulette Ramsay

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMPaulette Ramsay

Ninety-one-year-old Ivy Lewis of Guantanamo sang Sly Mongoose - the well-known Jamaican folk song - in a clear voice. At 21, in 1948, she was sent to her aunt, a domestic helper for American Managers with the United Fruit Company in Camaguey, Cuba,...

Published:Sunday | April 15, 2018 | 12:07 AMPaulette Ramsay

After the Cuban Revolution in 1959, the Revolutionary Party and Government changed the names of some towns to the names of different Latin American and Caribbean countries.This explains why some places in Cuba bear names such as Trinidad, El...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMPaulette Ramsay

'The Tower at the End of the World' was the title given to a conference on literature and islands held by the Nordic House in the Faroe Islands in May.The Faroe Islands, or the Faroese, comprise eighteen islands located between the Norwegian Sea and...

Published:Friday | August 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaulette Ramsay

Jamaican migration in the 19th century to Central America and other Caribbean countries has been the subject of much study. There is significant research...

Published:Sunday | January 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaulette Ramsay

I recently had the opportunity to travel to the Costa Chica of Guerrero and Oaxaca, an area along the Pacific Coast of Mexico, which is p

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