Our Stories

Our Stories

The inspirational stories of Jamaicans in business. Our Stories is intended to highlight and promote the positive in challenging and life-altering experiences.

In this installment of Our Stories, entertainment blogger, Wade Haye shared how he started his own blog to satisfy his passion for media and entertainment. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches,...

Meet Jason "Diego Di Steppa" Fuller  Jason understood at any early age that family was not limited to mother, father and siblings. Born to a young mother, he was sent to live with his grandparents in Spanish Town to enjoy...

I doubt myself all the time (laughs). The thing is I go through these cycles of self-doubt, like, 'what am I doing with my life?' because, right now, I spend a lot of time at home. I’m at home making jewellery. And with a career like this, it’s not really steady. So, sometimes in the year...

In this installment of Our Stories, author Paul Blake explains how his parents' relationship benefitted from their divorce….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome...

At 18 years old, he passed the preliminary examination required for enlistment in the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). This was possibly the best gift he could give his father who always encouraged him to pursue a career in defence. However,...

What is your first impression of him? Rastafarian with dreadlocks? Hails Haile Selassie, Jah! Right? If those were your exact thoughts, you’re actually wrong. This reggae artiste, who has been sporting locks since 2011, explained that he is a messenger...

Persons are oftentimes judged because of their opinions or if their way of life is different from most of the Twitter community. I saw a girl being bullied because she posted a picture of herself which showed a...

In this installment of Our Stories, we will share how the COVID-19 pandemic affects Remzie's mental health. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome...

Photography is like a choice for me in the sense that it is not exactly my “bread and butter”. I’m still a student at the University of the West Indies that is majoring in animations so I am a student first and then I am a free-lance photographer. At times, I wished it was my...

In this installment of Our Stories, Rap artist and producer, Yared Taylor expresses the rhythm and lyrics behind his art on his journey to music …For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white...

TALKS WITH TESS

I think it is time we remove the labels placed on beauty.  Jamaican women are beautiful because of our differences. The Caribbean has always been...