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Stories by Joshua Surtees - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:15 AMJoshua Surtees - Sunday Gleaner Writer

More than 100 public figures in Britain, including former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and the acclaimed poet Benjamin Zephaniah, have signed a letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel demanding that the deportation of 22-year-old Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 12:06 AMJoshua Surtees - Sunday Gleaner Writer

As a tumultuous year draws to a close, Oscar-winning film director Steve McQueen, born in Britain to Grenadian and Trinidadian parents, talks to The Sunday Gleaner about his new anthology, Small Axe . At the end of Lovers Rock, one of five...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2020 | 12:16 AMJoshua Surtees - Sunday Gleaner Writer

A Jamaican father taken off a United Kingdom deportation flight just minutes before the plane doors closed last week has spoken about his desperate last-ditch reprieve. Arthur* was one of 50 Jamaican nationals the UK Home Office had booked on a...

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