Jamaica ObserverBy Franklin Johnston. Jamaica is at a crossroads regarding tertiary education. We want access, we want quality -- both are at odds. Old Europe consumes the goods; we consume but invented them -- thanks to education. To most, a degree is sheer vanity. Europe prospered when Africa was dark; roamed land and sea using technology, ships, arms; all from education. The UK was a Roman colony, Norman satrapy but had universities, was innovative, made the world its own when we were Tainoland, and Africa stayed in Africa. Read more...