Jamaica

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Bunny Wailer obituary
Founder member of the Wailers whose debut solo album Blackheart Man is regarded as one of reggae’s finest

Peter Mason

04, Mar, 2021 @12:56 PM

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The brilliant Bunny Wailer pushed reggae forward on his own terms
The Jamaican star, who has died aged 73, returned to his roots after global fame with Bob Marley to deepen and diversify reggae with a powerful sense of creative freedom

Lloyd Bradley

03, Mar, 2021 @4:49 PM

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Bunny Wailer, last surviving founder member of the Wailers, dies aged 73
Reggae artist and three-time Grammy winner found worldwide fame alongside Bob Marley in the early 1970s

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Mar, 2021 @5:21 PM

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Jamaica is finally being held to account for the violence suffered by LGBTQ+ peoplee | Gareth Henry
I took my country to an international commission and won. Now it must scrap the homophobic laws that fuel hate, says the LGBT rights activist Gareth Henry

Gareth Henry

02, Mar, 2021 @12:15 PM

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U-Roy obituary
Jamaican deejay who brought the lyrical art of ‘toasting’ to prominence

Peter Mason

23, Feb, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Melbourne Barrett obituary
Other lives: Farmer who moved from Jamaica to become a car factory worker in Coventry

Melbourne Junior Barrett

22, Feb, 2021 @11:20 AM

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U-Roy: the singularly musical toaster was a vital part of reggae's bloodline
His inspired technique made toasting into an international phenomenon, yet he was endearingly modest to the end

Lloyd Bradley

19, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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U-Roy, legendary reggae toaster, dies aged 78
‘The originator’ of toasting on record helped revolutionise soundsystem culture in Jamaica – and inspire the birth of hip-hop

Laura Snapes

18, Feb, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Jamaica should repeal homophobic laws, rights tribunal rules
Commission finds Jamaican government responsible for violating the rights of two gay people

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

17, Feb, 2021 @2:28 PM

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Kamala Harris's Indian uncle plans US visit amid global celebrations for VP
Gopalan Balachandran said he wants to celebrate with her in person once it’s safe to travel

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Jan, 2021 @5:47 PM

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He's the MP with the Downton Abbey lifestyle. But the shadow of slavery hangs over the gilded life of Richard Drax
The hardline Tory Brexiter’s family made a fortune from their Caribbean plantations where thousands died. Now he faces urgent calls for reparations

Paul Lashmar and Jonathan Smith in Barbados

12, Dec, 2020 @9:00 PM

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Wealthy MP urged to pay up for his family’s slave trade past
Richard Drax, the Conservative MP for South Dorset, has inherited the Drax Hall plantation in Barbados after his father’s death in 2017

Paul Lashmar and Jonathan Smith

12, Dec, 2020 @9:00 PM

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