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January 23, 2013

We endorse this message! It is time for us to stop thinking about how our countries are “looking” and start thinking about the realities and the implications for us.

– Groundation

I cheered with them at the Summer Olympics; I cried with them over the last weekend and my heart continues to burn with them today over the unfathomable killing of eight year old Imani Green.

The high command of Jamaica’s police force said Imani was “mercilessly slaughtered in front of family members in a hail of bullets as gangsters sought to exact revenge on their rivals”.

Imani Green

Who de hell would spray gun shots in a shop where an eight year old is sitting on a stool? Who the hell can live with their conscience after gunning down an innocent child? And who de hell would think about tourism before this child is buried?

Mind you I am saying this approach is restricted to any one Caribbean nationality. A dead body will be warm and Caribbean people will be shivering over the effect of that murder on tourism. I am not denying…

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. January 25, 2013 10:57 am

    Oh God! absolutely!

    • Groundation Grenada Action Collective permalink*
      January 26, 2013 3:31 pm

      We felt the same way when we read this!

  2. Kadie! permalink
    March 5, 2013 11:40 am

    Been saying this since my teen years .. forget the tourists I want Grenada to be great for me.

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