JO - We Are Not For Sale
We Are Not For Sale
Sunday, May 11, 2008
Scott Fitzgerald once confided to Ernest Hemingway - "You know, Ernest, the rich are different from us."
"Yes" said Hemingway, "They have more money."
The Fiesta hotel at Point, Lucea, showing an illegal groyne under construction and limestone pollution of the reef
Some people seem to think that the Jamaican Constitution is a kind of public convenience needing to be flushed from time to time to get rid of stuff the rich find offensive or inconvenient.
The Observer reports that some of Jamaica's leading women in business have criticised what they saw as flaws in the constitution which reserved certain posts for Jamaican citizens. Citizenship, apparently, should be fungible like certain assets, and Jamaica is rude and ungrateful to deny people who had renounced their Jamaican allegiance to become Americans.
Read the whole article here.