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Last week in Jamaica

This last week in Jamaica has brought on a lot of mixed feelings. At times this internship seemed so long, and at other times I really don’t know where the time has went. Work has been winding down and I … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Life

I’ve been back in Canada for over a week and am finding that adjusting is a slow process. My heart is in Jamaica, but my home is in Canada. Home is where the heart is, right? Hmmm…how do I wrap … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up

Well, the end of our internship in Jamaica is only a few days away. Hard to believe that it is coming to an end. My experience in Jamaica has felt both too short and, at times, too long. Ha ha. … Continue reading

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AIDS, Aboriginals, and Jamaicans.

So, we are in Jamaica on an aboriginal initiative, but I have yet to bridge the gap between Canadian Aboriginals and Jamaicans when it comes to the fight against HIV/AIDS. The problems is, I didn’t know there was an AIDS epidemic … Continue reading

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Love & Hate

Homophobia in jamaica is real, but so is hypocrisy. Many people participate in same sex acts, but will lie about it and hate the next person who is open about their sexuality out of self hatred and/or fear of judgment. … Continue reading

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Wisdom & Work

92 days. We have been in Jamaica for just little over 3 months and we are coming to the near end of our internship in June. It seems so close but feels like we have been here even shorter. Everything … Continue reading

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A Note on Homosexuality…

I apologize for not posting more often. I have a tendency to bottle up my emotions and process things internally. Blogging is a new concept to me. It’s only when I really feel compelled to spread the word that I … Continue reading

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Changing Here..

Taking part in International Development in Jamaica is a big deal for me, especially with the work pertaining to Human Rights.  I learned that there is over 32 Countries including Canada that have committed to supporting Jamaica, which is amazing. … Continue reading

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Jamaica AIDS Support for Life

This is JASL. Rather, it’s the building currently housing JASL. JASL (Jamaica AIDS Support for Life) is the oldest and largest organization in the Caribbean dedicated to providing support services to people affected with and by HIV. I say “affected … Continue reading

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Chimfunshi: Chill’n With the Chimps

On the weekend, I decided to go to the Chimfushi Wildlife Orphanage, and it is definitely something I would do again if I ever make it back to Zambia. It’s located about an hour and a half outside of Chingola … Continue reading

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