Is Britain cashing in on the benefits of Jamaican culture?
Hundreds of Jamaicans were among those to arrive on the Empire Windrush 70 years ago. But while the political controversy over the Windrush generation has raged, the Caribbean island is at the heart of another storm about the way cultural exports are treated by Britain and the rest of the world. From music to food,…
Grandmother, child of the Windrush, told she can’t stay in UK
The new Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, says he’s rejecting the “hostile environment” policy on immigration, but that isn’t much comfort to those who are already caught up in its net. We’ve been following the case of one 64-year-old grandmother who came here from Jamaica – from her nine-month detention in Yarl’s Wood, to her reunion with her family after her release. And she’s still being told she can’t stay.
In Kingston, Jamaicans tell Channel 4 News of their anger at Britain’s ‘betrayal’
Channel 4 News correspondent Symeon Brown reports from Jamaica.