Jamaica’s culture minister Olivia Grange said last month she wants her country’s cultural relics returned by the British Museum. They include a Bird Man made by Taino Amerindians before Columbus, and a wooden figure of the Boinayel or Rain Giver, also from Taino times.
Guyana’s First Lady Sandra Granger was in Singapore last Saturday for the dedication of the Liza Destiny, Exxon Mobil’s giant floating production storage and offloading vessel, which is due to reach offshore Guyana in September, and soon afterwards hold their first newly-pumped offshore oil.
TODAY, it’s at Montego Bay and Ocho Rios on Jamaica’s north coast. A solemn stream of mourners view the flag-draped coffin of former prime minister Edward Seaga. On Wednesday, it was at the headquarters of his Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) in Kingston. On Monday, it’s back to Kingston’s Tivoli Gardens, his political heartland.