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Jamaica

July 19, 2018

Jamaica: Voices of the Windrush Generation

Monica Long

Imagine Jamaican emigrants having their dreams of working in the United Kingdom with full citizenship fulfilled, and then suddenly being evicted from their homes purchased with their blood, sweat, and tears.

April 03, 2014

Shame: HIV/AIDS and the Church in Jamaica

Kwame Dawes, Andre Lambertson

Jamaica is proud of its religious tradition, but how has the Jamaican church responded to the complex challenges of HIV/AIDS in a changing society?

September 26, 2013

The Caribbean: Trouble in Paradise

Robin Wigglesworth

A swath of the Caribbean faces a bleak future as a deepening economic crisis leads to rising unemployment, crime and social distress.

October 11, 2011

Agriculture and Jamaica’s Rural Poor

Julia Rendleman

This project looks at the paradox of Jamaican agriculture: an abundant supply of fish, fruits and vegetables while farmers struggle to find financial success.

October 02, 2009

Glass Closet: Sex, Stigma and HIV/AIDS in Jamaica

Micah Fink, Gabrielle Weiss, Lisa Biagiotti

Jamaica has the reputation of being one of the most violently anti-gay countries on earth. Male homosexual acts are criminalized – and can be punished with up to 10 years of hard time in prison.

March 28, 2008

Hope: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica

Kwame Dawes, Jamaica Production Team, Stephen Sapienza, Joshua Cogan

Poet and writer Kwame Dawes travels to Jamaica to explore the experience of people living with HIV/AIDS and to examine the ways in which the disease has shaped their lives. The journey brings him in touch with people who tell their stories, share their lives and teach him about resilience,...

Meet the Journalist: Melissa Noel

As they immigrate for a chance to provide for their famlies, parents are leaving their children behind in Jamaica—possibly creating a mental health problem among Jamaican youth.

Exploring Other Countries

In this lesson, students use the Pulitzer Center website to research a specific country before giving an oral presentation. 

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.