The Indepedent: Whatever happened to Jamaica, paradise island?

posted on May 10th, 2009 by in Article, Photography

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© photo by Afflicted Yard

A youth with a gun is a youth to be feared and looked up to – murder is his badge of honour.

Read the full article of Ian Thomson in today´s Independent.

Ian Thomson ´s book “The Dead Yard: Tales of Modern Jamaica” will be available from May 14th.


  • Good article. Kind of depressing, but at least it takes a realistic look at social problems.