JAMAICA

Art

Making Sense of a Clashing Anglo-Jamaican Upbringing Through Art

A Jamaican-descended, UK-raised artist explores cultural duality at Michael Werner Gallery.
Andrew Nunes
12.31.16
VICE Long Reads

No Tears Left to Cry: Being Deported Is a Distressing Nightmare

Hear the voices of the British people who were recently deported to Jamaica on a charter flight.
Luke de Noronha
12.1.16
Stuff

The Impossibility of Asylum When You Have a Criminal Record

Calvin Carter fled Jamaica after he says his boyfriend was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime. But with two misdemeanors on his record, gaining protective status in the US is next to impossible.
Aviva Stahl
9.9.16
Features

A Retrospective Look At Usain Bolt's Overlooked DJ Career | UK | Translation

The world's fastest man to ever run on a track, has also long loved to mix tracks.
David Garber
8.15.16
Travel

The 'Croc Whisperer' Saving Jamaica's Crocodiles One at a Time

Thanks to rampant poaching, Jamaica's crocodiles are facing extinction—but not if Lawrence Henriques has anything to say about it.
Trevor Bach
6.15.16
Photo

Photos from Jamaica's Most Beautiful Violent Neighbourhoods

A selection of photos from Boogie's book <i>A Wah Do Dem</i>.
Boogie
4.29.16
News

The Challenges of Running a Queer Homeless Shelter in Jamaica

The homeless LGBTQ youth population of Jamaica have been "traumatized, re-traumatized, and traumatized ten times on top of that."
Roxy Rezvany
3.22.16
Art

Waltz with the Dead at a Jamaican Dancehall-Themed Exhibition

The fashionably flamboyant works of Ebony G. Patterson rethink the value of bling.
Antwaun Sargent
11.24.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

David Cameron Says the UK Will Build a Prison in Jamaica and Deport Jamaican Inmates

Apparently, building a massive Jamaican prison is going to save the British taxpayer loads of money.
Sirin Kale
9.30.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jamaica Is Calling on Visiting David Cameron to Pay Slavery Reparations

A Jamaican MP has said he and his colleagues will turn their backs on the British Prime Minister if he doesn't acknowledge the issue during his official visit.
Yasmin Jeffery
9.29.15
Travel

I Was Almost a TV Star for a Show About Sex Tourism

Celebrating my 40th birthday on a tropical island with a sexy stranger sounded great – until I realised I would almost certainly look like an idiot on national television.
Dani Burlison
8.3.15
News

Canada Is Spending Millions Keeping Immigration Detainees in Jail

Earlier this month protesters rallied outside the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario, to demand the release of immigrants who have never been charged with crimes.
Desmond Cole
2.24.15
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