The opening of the Cockpit Country Visitor Centre, a project undertaken by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Protected Areas and Rural Enterprise team (PARE), the Cockpit Country Local Forest Management Committee (LFMC) and other stakeholders.
The Cockpit Country is made up of several distinct communities, each of which offers a unique window onto Jamaican culture. Some of the main regions include, Accompong, Flagstaff, Windsor, Wait-A-Bit/Litchfield, and Sherwood Content. Many of these centers are located close to the Cockpit interior, while others can be reached via a 2-3 hour drive.
Ceramic potter Garfield Williams studied at West Humber Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Canada, before returning to Jamaica in early 2000. Originally from Balaclava, St. Elizabeth, Williams began making drawings and [...]