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jamaica_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
hot_JJ
vacation_NN
spot_NN
._.
the_DT
exchange_NN
rate_NN
encourages_VBZ
delusions_NNS
of_IN
wealth_NN
(_(
approximately_RB
30_CD
jamaican_JJ
dollars_NNS
to_IN
one_CD
american_JJ
)_)
,_,
the_DT
sea_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
brilliant_JJ
blue_JJ
,_,
the_DT
air_NN
is_BEZ
warm_JJ
but_CC
lacks_VBZ
humidity_NN
._.
and_CC
as_CS
tourism_NN
is_BEZ
unfortunately_RB
jamaica_NP
's_POS
biggest_JJS
trade_NN
,_,
foreigners_NNS
enter_VB
and_CC
leave_VB
with_IN
a_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
relaxation_NN
._.
life_NN
and_CC
debt_NN
takes_VBZ
a_DT
brassy_JJ
look_NN
at_IN
life_NN
inside_IN
this_DT
impoverished_JJ
country_NN
._.
while_CS
normal_JJ
documentaries_NNS
take_VB
the_DT
sally_NP
struthers_NNS
approach_NN
of_IN
underlying_JJ
scenes_NNS
of_IN
starving_JJ
children_NNS
with_IN
tearful_JJ
music_NN
,_,
this_DT
film_NN
guides_NNS
the_DT
viewer_NN
with_IN
a_DT
sarcastic_JJ
voiceover_NN
that_CS
brings_VBZ
the_DT
troubles_NNS
home_RB
without_IN
begging_VBG
tears_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
surface_NN
._.
the_DT
voiceover_NN
is_BEZ
written_VBN
by_IN
acclaimed_JJ
author_NN
jamaica_NP
kincaid_JJ
._.
it_PP
guides_NNS
the_DT
audience_NN
along_IN
a_DT
tourist_NN
's_POS
journey_NN
and_CC
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
the_DT
native_JJ
inhabitants_NNS
._.
instead_RB
of_IN
telling_VBG
you_PP
what_WDT
you_PP
are_BER
already_RB
seeing_VBG
on_IN
screen_NN
,_,
it_PP
quips_NNS
,_,
"_"
you_PP
don't_DO
see_VB
what_WDT
happens_VBZ
after_IN
you_PP
flush_NN
the_DT
toilet_NN
._.
"_"
this_DT
engages_VBZ
a_DT
viewer_NN
to_IN
see_VB
and_CC
think_VB
about_IN
devastation_NN
instead_RB
of_IN
merely_RB
being_BEG
told_VBN
it_PP
is_BEZ
there_RB
._.
this_DT
strong_JJ
,_,
sparse_JJ
storytelling_NN
approach_NN
runs_VBZ
throughout_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
stephanie_NN
black_JJ
is_BEZ
also_RB
intelligent_JJ
in_IN
how_WRB
she_PP
chooses_VBZ
to_IN
disclose_VB
the_DT
problems_NNS
faced_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
locals_NNS
._.
this_DT
isn't_BEZ
just_RB
another_DT
talking_VBG
head_NN
show_VB
of_IN
people_NN
moaning_NN
about_IN
their_PP$
horrible_JJ
lot_NN
in_IN
life_NN
._.
people_NN
are_BER
interviewed_VBN
from_IN
all_PDT
sectors_NNS
of_IN
occupation_NN
,_,
from_IN
field_NN
to_IN
factory_NN
,_,
as_CS
well_RB
as_CS
social_JJ
theorists_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
banking_NN
organizations_NNS
that_CS
continue_VB
to_IN
invest_VB
in_IN
the_DT
country_NN
._.
the_DT
variety_NN
of_IN
discussion_NN
perpetuates_VBZ
a_DT
compelling_JJ
internal_JJ
dialogue_NN
with_IN
any_DT
viewer_NN
,_,
whether_CS
they_PP
are_BER
seeing_VBG
jamaica_NP
for_IN
the_DT
first_OD
time_NN
or_CC
not_XNOT
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
as_CS
can_MD
be_BE
expected_VBN
,_,
the_DT
united_JJ
states_NNS
is_BEZ
slammed_VBN
,_,
owing_VBG
to_IN
its_PP$
involvement_NN
with_IN
the_DT
international_JJ
monetary_JJ
fund_NN
and_CC
the_DT
world_NN
bank_NN
._.
officials_NNS
look_VB
moronic_JJ
as_CS
they_PP
explain_VB
why_WRB
their_PP$
plans_NNS
for_IN
jamaica_NP
's_POS
economy_NN
will_MD
help_VB
the_DT
country_NN
back_NN
on_IN
its_PP$
feet_NNS
,_,
but_CC
only_RB
if_CS
they_PP
are_BER
willing_JJ
to_TO
follow_VB
the_DT
advice_NN
word_NN
for_IN
word_NN
._.
the_DT
next_OD
moment_NN
we_PP
see_VB
why_WRB
and_CC
how_WRB
each_DT
of_IN
these_DT
initiatives_NNS
has_HVZ
failed_VBN
,_,
usually_RB
due_JJ
to_IN
imports_NNS
being_BEG
cheaper_JJR
than_CS
local_JJ
labor_NP
or_CC
whether_CS
or_CC
not_XNOT
the_DT
soil_NN
is_BEZ
appropriate_JJ
for_IN
the_DT
next_OD
agricultural_JJ
trend_NN
the_DT
u_NN
._.
s_NN
._.
is_BEZ
forcing_NN
on_IN
the_DT
citizens_NNS
._.
admittedly_RB
,_,
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
back_NN
and_CC
forth_RB
between_IN
the_DT
business-minded_JJ
organizations_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
failures_NNS
they_PP
produce_VB
gets_VBZ
repetitive_JJ
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
also_RB
drives_VBZ
home_NN
the_DT
impact_NN
ignorance_NN
can_MD
have_HV
on_IN
both_RB
sides_NNS
of_IN
an_DT
international_JJ
argument_NN
._.
but_CC
jamaica_NP
isn't_BEZ
against_IN
the_DT
united_JJ
states_NNS
,_,
and_CC
this_DT
documentary_NN
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
accuse_VB
the_DT
u_NN
._.
s_NN
._.
of_IN
being_BEG
the_DT
sole_JJ
perpetrator_NN
of_IN
its_PP$
grief_NN
._.
if_CS
anything_PN
,_,
it_PP
begs_VBZ
for_IN
a_DT
better_JJR
understanding_NN
of_IN
the_DT
nature_NN
of_IN
jamaican_JJ
society_NN
before_IN
stepping_VBG
in_IN
to_IN
change_NN
it_PP
based_VBD
on_IN
foreign_JJ
regulations_NNS
._.