Every now and then we receive that age old question, “Where does the word ‘Chombo’ come from?” We attempted to trace its evolution first from a term meant to identify, to a term meant to offend to, at present, more a term of endearment. Our article Chombo was our first attempt to explore the evolution of this term which has caused so much hurt and controversy in Panama and abroad.
Today we’re posting yet another poem penned by Mr. Louis Emanuel which we thought worthy to post here especially during Black History Month in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. It’s humorous twist brought a smile to our face and we guarantee that it will raise even more questions in our present world which is more concerned about the rights of corporations than it is about human rights. I believe it will also invite us to embrace our Chombo-ness! Please read, enjoy and send us feedback. Continue reading