EDITORIAL: Dear Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke? Dear ALL!

I would rather see a letter to all government and all Jamaica, in fact all whose heads have been so turned by the entire Dudus Affair.


This letter repeatedly turns up in all my inboxes and soon will make its way on facebook.
Dear Christopher Coke – A letter by Michael Franklin. Read more on Jamlink by clicking here
a href=”http://www.antheamcgibbon.com/special-news-mike-franklin-writes-to-christopher-dudus-coke.htm”>Mike Franklin writes Dudus

HOWEVER HERE’s MY TAKE
(which as time goes by will be lengthened/edited on a time available basis)

I would rather see a letter to all government and all Jamaica, in fact all whose heads have been so turned by the entire Dudus Affair. Everything is about all a wi, and not just the few a dem!

1. Both governments and a few ‘good citizens’ and even ‘better businessmen’ have allowed crime to reach an unjustifed level in Jamaica. That a man can be born, trained, and honed for 40 years having the age of Air Jamaica and Sesame Street and only now when other countries are stepping in to protect their turf do we rise up only to lay blame and point fingers is SHAMEFUL>
Remember this is a culture allowed to pass from generation to generation. Remember the huge number of ganglords and dons just merely replaced by other gang members but in few instances by a son, a brother. Jamaica is so small, almost a state-of-US, but…
That citizens know and do nothing, not even appeal to international law and do nothing until it reaches an unpleasant state is PITIFUL
All governments are to be blamed … citizens especially diaspora who ran away and do nothing but want to be called tax-free “Jamaicans” in name only need to either do something as a part of the soutlion or SHUT UP!

I am not interested in all this chat, talk, speeches, sentiments. In fact all these people that we condemn for doing what they do need to on one hand be looked at from another perspective– the fact that they were allowed by someone, then some persons, then slowly but surely the majority. Imagine a man getting an aircraft for a dollar, by a government lacking vision and proper business sense on such deals. Then they rush to get what the man rightfully earned only after they see that aircraft can actually make it. He takes his money and leaves the entitiy “bankrupt” to be run by persons with over AGAIN 40 years experience. Then those persons exchane their bones and still drink milk and wait for chocolate cookies to be shared out for them, clueless on how to get and follow business and legal directions for their own sake if fo r no one else.
On the other hand we remove beatings, we focus and teach less on things that worked for us to make us accomplished, such as the Bible, stern principles, punishments, the oral histories, the way our grannies made us think and do problem solving even by trying to figure out simple Jamaican proverbs, the practise of reading esp the Bible, arts removed from some school’s curriculm, respect for those older than us is narrowed as now even 7-year-olds are just focused on sexual affairs with those much older… then we CHAT, COMPLAIN when our children cant pass English and Mathematics.
Its the same culture repeated everywhere.. we talk, but allow and when things that we are warned about, and by our God-given Jamaican instincts if for nothing else, but for our culture and experience gets thretened by bruises that are allowed to fester we get up and CHAT, COMPLAIN and POINT.
Well its time — time to just act– time to just Be — Be the solution or SHUT up!
Too much chatter — its exactly what got us to where we are now– its what will not take us to where we should be. Its time to shine.. time to radiate our God-given worth. Time to do an introspection and see us not anyone else for what we possess — intelligence, love, inner strengths, creative power and so much more as ONE from many races, culture, business principles, legal minds across the world. Time to see us as Jamaicans for who we are created to me — as mirrored creatures of the CREATOR — lets be just that and create and execute THE solution. Its within us and not in words SO…
I would rather assistance with my foundation, which strive to be a part of the solution.
I would rather assistance to be mobilised in several projects. I CERTAINLY would rather more action on the part of my fellow Jamaicans and lless or no words. Show oonu real strength already. Let’s CREATIVELY unite to reclaim and advance us individually and collectively.
Time to Shut Up & Act!

MEANTIME some may ask:
Is there a link between Dudus, US, oil?
Why Dudus, why now … with all the Lords of Coke across the world running free?
Then again, what of the other garrisons? Will they be dismantled especially if PNP are successful with a takeover through ‘elections’?
REMEMBER TOO—
NO MATTER WHAT all humans are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law
NO MATTER WHAT all humans are entitled to legal representation
READ MORE about OAaSIS International Foundation networking members of creative industry and relating fields to assist youth by clicking here. You too can join and be a part of this one among many solutions

READ MORE:
On Dexter Communications
Jamaica’s Prime Minster addresses nation on Mannats and Dudus
Prime Minister declares State of Emergency
Opposition reacts
Jamaica’s State of Emergency
Dear Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke?
ICHS principal writes
Mike Franklin writes Dudus
15 garrisons and counting exists in Jamaica… better late than never.. but then what
Former leader of JLP, Tivoli MP speaks out
Dudus Penitent? Is the crime culture over?

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5 thoughts on “EDITORIAL: Dear Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke? Dear ALL!

  1. Almost all Jamaican men are thieves, or rapists, or murderers, or a combination of those. They rob, rape and kill, children, women and men, on a daily basis and for the last couple of decades.

    This goes through all levels of society. The poor, the rich, the illiterate, the “educated” and especially for those, trying to run the country “legally” or illegally.

    There is no respect, no love and no trust.

    Jamaicans, especially the vast majority of Jamaican men, are not in any position to turn the country into something good.

    Even if a few Jamaicans would attempt to do so, they would need to fear for their lives, as well as for the lives of their families including their children.

    There are no grounds in Jamaica to launch anything sustainable at all.

    A vast majority of Jamaicans does not trust any of their “authorities” and they cannot be blamed for their mistrust, as there is almost no trustworthy person or organization.

    Jamaica is no position to overcome this situation by itself.

    In all fairness, outside powers, mainly the U.S.A. and the U.K. are highly responsible for the incredible misery, self destruction and the suffering of the Jamaican people, for the past couple of decades.

    Therefore, the best way to go, would be to ask for, or if necessary, even demand foreign support. They are to be held responsible as well and they are the only ones at this time to solve this situation.

    Let them de-criminalize the country, implement sustainable infrastructure with the focus on education and development, for a limited time but for as long as it is required, to secure that Jamaicans finally are able to run their country in peace, so all Jamaicans, especially their children have a fair chance to live their life in peace and happiness. Give Jamaican children a real chance so they can establish a strong independent nation full of love, respect and trust and live peacefully with each other and other people and nations.

  2. Thank you for posting, although anonymous. Your points bare a lot of truth, and I hope they drive many nails. However, it is my belief that there is more needed than OUTSIDE intervention. After all no outsider can force a change of mind, nor hands that do creative to clap together for common good, nor pry blind eyes open. You mention that outsiders caused some or most of what’s happening too. Its time we as Jamaicans everywhere begin seeing our own individual role and collectively in the entire ordeal and for how long. Only then too, many will understand their purpose in life and even in partnering with “outsiders’ who intervene for the good of all of us, or even just for them. THANKS for posting. May it stir thought and begin steps to acquiring wisdom.

  3. I would love if the US offer to take Christopher Coke out of the country to face trial. I believe in my heart there are powerful persons here in Jamaica who are involved with the subject to be extradited. How did he manage to expand all that operation without help. I challenge our Prime Minister too to defend his name with the ABC news in court if he is innocent. No more talk is gonna do it, we have been told too many lies. As the Jamaican saying goes, “put yuh money weh yuh mouth deh”. Bruce defend this allegation and I will feel better. You have been silent on this matter too long since your confession to the nation.

  4. Dear Anthea,

    You are right! Jamaicans have to change their mindset themselves but it is going to take a whole lot of time and effort BUT I totally agree that the existing environment won’t allow that to happen. NO CHANCE! The very first step would be to give Jamaicans the room to breathe so they can start a healing process BUT that is exactly the issue here, Jamaicans cannot secure such environment to allow positive change. It is far too late for that. Anybody, trying to change things for the better would end up dead in no time! You cannot even discuss anything in such environment. IMPOSSIBLE!

    I agree that we need “outsiders” to first implement stability else it is not going to work as Jamaicans do not trust nor respect each other at all. There is nothing wrong to ask “outsiders” to support Jamaica even if it means to come in and secure peace so Jamaicans have a fair chance to start working to change their mindset for good BUT thinking Jamaicans are able to do all of that by themselves? NO WAY!

    Let the world help Jamaica, there is nothing wrong with that. We are all one and helping each other is totally OK.

    Robert

  5. Dear Anthea,

    You are right! Jamaicans have to change their mindset themselves but it is going to take a whole lot of time and effort BUT I totally agree that the existing environment won’t allow that to happen. NO CHANCE! The very first step would be to give Jamaicans the room to breathe so they can start a healing process BUT that is exactly the issue here, Jamaicans cannot secure such environment to allow positive change. It is far too late for that. Anybody, trying to change things for the better would end up dead in no time! You cannot even discuss anything in such environment. IMPOSSIBLE!

    I agree that we need “outsiders” to first implement stability else it is not going to work as Jamaicans do not trust nor respect each other at all. There is nothing wrong to ask “outsiders” to support Jamaica even if it means to come in and secure peace so Jamaicans have a fair chance to start working to change their mindset for good BUT thinking Jamaicans are able to do all of that by themselves? NO WAY!

    Let the world help Jamaica, there is nothing wrong with that. We are all one and helping each other is totally OK.

    Robert

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