Jamaica

Global Scan

Is this China's environmental future?

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China's notorious air pollution makes this photo of a digitally-presented sunrise in an ad seem very eerie. Uganda's president is reconsidering a widely-criticized anti-gay law that the country's parliament passed last month. And India's Olympic team just got the nod to head to Sochi, but can't represent the country. All that and more, in this special weekend edition of the Global Scan.

Conflict & Justice

Questions about Jamaica's police

At least 73 Jamaicans died in gun battles this month when police and military pursued alleged drug lord Christopher Dudus Coke in Kingston.Human rights advocates urge police restraint to prevent more collateral deaths. The BBC's Nick Davis reports.

The Jolly Boys revisited

The Jolly Boys were playing dance music in Jamaica when Bob Marley was just a child. They're still performing, and gaining a whole new audience for the music known as �mento.' Madeleine Bair has the Global Hit from Kingston.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman looks at "Heavy Voodoo," a newly recorded song by Jamaican reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry. Perry wrote the song some 30 years ago, forecasting the current global economic crisis.

The Jolly Boys revisited

The Jolly Boys were playing dance music in Jamaica when Bob Marley was just a child. They're still performing, and gaining a whole new audience for the music known as �mento.' Madeleine Bair has the Global Hit from Kingston.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman looks at "Heavy Voodoo," a newly recorded song by Jamaican reggae legend Lee Scratch Perry. Perry wrote the song some 30 years ago, forecasting the current global economic crisis.