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butu

butu  n.— «Whichever of these two political parties form the next government, Jamaica would have lost because they have clearly demonstrated an unwillingness and inability to stop political violence. We, Jamaicans, will therefore continue...

sink estate

sink estate  n.— «Today, as the dust settles on six years of building works, major changes are apparent. Milton Court has been a proving ground of a potent policy idea—the erasure and re-invention of council-run housing property. The...

third border

third border  n.— «Further, the US now can be expected to more intensely monitor the entire Caribbean region’s security arrangements. In the past, efforts to strengthen the Caribbean’s security systems have been directed at pursuing drug...

coquito

coquito  n.— «There was, instead, an opening-day scoop of a Caribbean gelato known as Delicioso Coco Helado, or in English, Delicious Coconut Ice Cream. With little advertising, the carts selling the ice cream, commonly called “coquito,”...

Puertorro

Puertorro  n.— «Tambien sabe el puertorro que antes de la guerra (la segunda claro esta) lna se la servian a los puercos.…?Que puertorro no ha comido en una cafeteria un plato de conbi’ con papa (no se confunda con congri)?…El...

mooby

mooby  n.— «Before his weight loss, the film director was mocked by a tabloid newspaper after a photograph of him on a Caribbean beach showed his droopy chest, or “moobies”—a neologism for male boobs.» —“Super-slimmer Winner...