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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Jamaica Bites Back! - Follow Up

Stunner teifing (stealing) a post at work: I saw this in The Gleaner today and since my last post was about this same issue, I just had to share it with you!

Sunday, November 27, 2005

Jamaica Bites Back!

On November 1, 2005 the Cayman Islands government imposed a visa restriction on the island of Jamaica. Jamaican residents who previously were allowed entry into the island freely would now have to apply for a Cayman visa if they wish to travel to that country. [see article] The Jamaican government did not seem to happy with this decision and threatened to do the same. Well it seems the Jamaican government did follow through on their word. Effective December 1, 2005 Cayman nationals will now require a visa to enter Jamaica. [see article]. I don't know if the Jamaican government has a good reason to impose this or if it's just out of retaliation. I'll leave you to decide. This might impact negatively on those Caymanians who wish to apply for a US visa, as they are required to do the interview at the US embassy here in Jamaica.

I have no problem with a country imposing visa restrictions. It is the right of any government to implement entry restrictions to protect its citizens. However, my problem with Cayman is not that they have imposed the visa requirement, but it is the process that is involved in acquiring this visa. Let me share some of these requirements with you:
  1. A valid passport with at least six months,
  2. A police record.
  3. It is also beneficial for applicants to include original documentation of personal circumstances, such as bank statements, evidence of employment, or proof of assets.
  4. Processing of the visa request takes approximately two weeks. The decision will be made in The Cayman Islands and notification will be sent through the office in Jamaica to the respective applicant.

Six months? What difference does it make whether I had it 2 days? What, it is more authentic at 6 months?
The latter three are the ones that pisses me off the most! Why the hell must I get a police record just to get a visa, I am not looking citizenship or a job in Cayman. No other country, that I know of, requires a police record just for a visa application!
I should produce my original documents to increase my chances of getting the visa? I have no problem showing my original documents, but not under the circumstances dictated by point number 4! Processing takes two weeks! What the hell? I must wait all of two weeks and furthermore it is not processed in Jamaica! I have allow them to send my important documents to Cayman, for them to get "misplaced"? For 2 weeks! And then after all of this plus the visa fee, they might just come up with some corny, invalid reason for me to be granted the visa! Hell no!

My view: If Cayman feels it's in their best interest to impose a visa restrictions for Jamaica, it's their right to do so. However, both the requirements and the application process needs to be revised.

Thanks for all the best wishes for my exams, I'm going to need it! I doubt I will be posting or commenting much for the next two weeks since my exams are next week. I might leave you with some pics and just a short line. I am happy everyone loved the big booty girl in my last post, I loved it too ;).

Thursday, November 24, 2005


I know that you may have been saying that I have been Missing In Action for the past few days. I have been under so much pressure lately. I pent the past couple of days trying to play catch up in my Math course. It has been a slow process, considering that I don't know shit! My test was scheduled for yesterday, Wednesday, and I was also supposed to hand in an assignment for the same course. This is to be the course-work grade for the semester. So my classmates and I spent the evenings into the early morning trying to make sense out of all this crap! Well, as luck would have it, some people in the class saw the lecturer and begged him to put off the mid-semester test and assignment to next week, to which he agreed...Oh thank God! At least I now have a week to escape the impending failure that I was faced with. So next week I have the test, the assignment and another assignment for another course (which is already finished, hahah). After that I will have to start focusing my energy into passing the dreaded finals. So I will be M.I.A. at times during the turbulent period, which should last for the next 3 weeks.

On lighter side while trying to de-stress a bit, I decided to browse though The Star's website and I took a peek at the Star Poster Girl for this week, and my, my, my...I was pleasantly surprised. This girl's body certainly eased some of the stress. I have placed it below on this post especially for the benefit of my fellow stressed students like , Scratchie and ShottaM... I don't think this will help Smallislandgirl though, hush babes.

I must admit that black women are the most beautiful of all creation, but out of all the black women, Jamaican women...well, Caribbean women are the most exotic. Who could resists that nice round ass, those curvy hips, beautiful breasts, those thick thighs and that warm West Indian smile? Well, that's another post.
Thanks for the "get-well" wishes, they seem to have worked beacause I'm now up and running, feeling soooo much better.
Anyway, all my fellow students I wish you all the best and those celebrating Thanksgiving, tek time wid the turkey!

Saturday, November 19, 2005

A Hair Raising Cap

Once again I'm being held against my will at 4:45am at work. The price one has to pay to eat and have a roof over one's head! Not feeling to well tonight, gots da cold. Started out as a sinus problem (damn draining at di back of mi throat)...well so I thought, but turned into something more sinister...damn virus dem floating roun di place! Got anything that can help Dr. D? So due to my demise I don't have the frame of mind to write a proper post.

Anyway, just wanted to share this picture that has been on the Jamaica Star website for some time. This guy is a barber and decided to cut his hair in the form of a hat. You can click here to read the article. Very interesting isn't it. Jamaican's are such talented people. I wonder how him wash it though?

Have a wonderful weekend everyone.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

What the F...!

I was at work on Tuesday morning as I said in the last post. So I was browsing through The Gleaner's website when I stumbled upon some interesting articles.

Bruce Willis Offers Reward for Bin Laden

Mr. Die Hard himself Bruce Willis has taken it upon himself to offer US$1,000,000 to anyone who turns in Osama bin Laden. This is the same man who earlier offered the same amount to for the capture of Saddam Hussein. What the f...! Is Bruce being a die hard American? No, this 5o yearold almost over the hill actor is trying to steal the spotlight! You and I well know that no one will be turning over bin Laden with all them al-Qaida terrorists running around with bombs strapped to themselves. And what about Saddam...well there is a clause that the US military cannot accept such a donation. And, since it was the US army that captured Saddam....yeah you guessed it. Brucey smartypants keeps his money. [read article]

"Wako Jacko" Caught In Ladies Bathroom

Ok Miss...sorry Mr. Jackson was recently caught in a public ladies restroom applying his makeup. It is reported to have stumbled into a ladies toilet, wearing a woman's Arabic headscarf and was caught in the act of applying rouge makeup to his cheeks. What the f...! This guy just gets more wacky everyday! It is also reported that Jacko scared a poor woman out of her shoes, and started a screaming match...woman screaming, Jacko screaming...for all those who watched Scary Movies 3, you know what I'm talking about. Ok Michael, you have been accused of abusing children...MORE THAN ONCE!, you've dangled a baby out of a window, you think you're Peter Pan and now you're cross dressing and sneaking into women's toilets! Why Jacko, why! [read article]

Elton John Desperate To Become A Housewife

Elton John has expressed his desperation to appear on an episode of the popular TV show Desperate Housewives. It has been reported that the aging singer has been harassing Teri Hatcher to help him get him a part on the TV series. He was quoted as saying, "It's so bitchy and funny! I'd love to do Desperate Housewives."What the f...! So mister Elton what role should we assume you would want to play? An estranged gay housewife form England? Or the gay lover of one of the wives cheating husband?. Can you imagine Elton watching and episode of Desperate Housewives? Yeah I know you don't want to.

It seems he cannot wait to get on the tele, as he is now in the process of making a TV show based on himself. The comedy...yes comedy, which will focus on a over-the-hill rock star, his manager and his hangers on, is named "Him and Us" will be aired on ABC. I don't even want to know what that show will entail. [read article]

It just seems these famous people just keep getting more and more bizarre and always find some way to cry out for our attention! Things like these make you want to say what the f...!

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

What Does Being successful Mean To You?

Here I am on the night shift struggling to keep awake and slaving away for a grossly menial salary. It's the middle of the month and I have been broke for over 2 weeks now, in fact just after I got paid. So I began to wonder, what does it mean to be successful?

What does it relay mean to be successful? Is is owning the latest luxury car? Being able to buy the latest fashion? Owning a mansion on the hills? Being famous? Having a well paying job? Being rich?

I looked up the meaning of the word successful on the internet. I found three definitions at According to the site successful is defined as:Having a favorable outcome, Having obtained something desired or intended, Having achieved wealth or eminence.

So it seems to be successful is a combination of achieving your set goals, getting the things you want and also being wealthy and being a prominent person. My view of being successful is somewhat similar to this. To me being successful is achieving your personal goals despite various obstacles, attaining the outcome you wanted for your life or for certain aspects of your life, being able to live comfortably...Not necessarily rotten rich. But most of all, being truly happy with your life and the accomplishments you have made thus far. Having a positive outlook on the future and being confident that whatever you do will also be a success. Also, I think you are truly successful if you can share your success with others and help them to be successful.

But, that's just merely the random thoughts of a tired, half-asleep young man. What does being successful mean to you?

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Can You Read This?

I promised that I would drop a post this weekend (yeah I know it almost done, but it's still the weekend). It's not all that much of a decent post, but I just wanted to share this with you. I received the following in my mail at work. I found it very interesting and I was amazed at how powerful our brains are. Read the following and you will see what I'm talking about.

Can you read this? Olny srmat poelpe can. I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt! if you can raed tihs psas it on !!

Facinating isn't it? Hvae a geart wkeened erveynoe, or waht's lfet of it!

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Unda Pressha!

I have been a very very bad blogger lately. But I have an excuse, a valid one. I have been so busy in the last couple of days, it's not funny. I had three projects to do and they were due today...I have completed only two! But fortunately my lecturer was gracious enough to grant an extension on the third one. I have now received yet two other assignments due two weeks time, and a test on the day the assignment is due. And oh yes final exams are just around the corner!Whoii di stresss!!!

It's 12:40 am and the reason why I'm up is because I have ran out of clothes so I have to be doing my laundry and I have work at 8:00 am. You know who is going to be in a grunpy mood when he wakes up. I washed my car earlier in the night, I had to, it did look too bad! So that took up all of the eavening I had left after coming home from school.

Normally I would steal a little blogging at work, but since lately work has become such a task. I have been so busy at work, I hardly have time to scratch my head...not saying my head is itching, no mi nuh have lice! Well yuh get the picture.

I promise that I will try to post a decent post before the end of the week I have started to try and catch up with all you guys blogs. I have gone thru and posted comments on a few blogs thus far, but no, I haven't abandoned you guys.

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Enter The Meatrix

On a lighter side today, can't be depressing you guys all the time, I have something to put a smile on your faces. I received this funny animation in my email a long time ago, but for some reason it pop up in my memory. So I decided to share it with you peeps in Blogland. Turn up the pc speaker volume, Buckle-up and Enter The Meatrix! You can click the link above, the image above or click here to enter the Meatrix, enjoy.