Dancehall artiste LA Lewis, who has been the secretary of state and paramount chief of the Nyan-Ko-Pong Maroons for the previous 4 years, led a peaceable demonstration in St Catherine just lately in opposition to the necessary carrying of masks.
“The masks can’t cease a virus ought to an airborne virus come round. Jamaica is likely one of the hottest nations, so if COVID can’t survive in warmth, then it can’t survive right here. Now we have searched throughout the nation and we’re but to know anybody with this virus,” he stated.
Regardless that the virus claimed the lives of widespread figures equivalent to musician Toots Hibberts and politician Dr D.Okay. Duncan, LA Lewis stays adamant that the virus is nothing however a hoax.
“Trump have corona which is a flu and never the COVID-19 that they’re speaking about. Each respiration factor can get corona as a result of even goat sneeze, which exhibits that animals can contract a chilly or flu,” he stated.
LA Lewis stated he’s unbothered by individuals who deemed him irresponsible for refusing to put on a masks and inspiring others to do the identical.
“We are not any manner irresponsible as a result of COVID is not actual. Corona is actual as a result of it’s a flu, however COVID is a hoax,” he stated.
One other Nyan-Ko-Pong official, Chief Courtney, stated the carrying of masks is damaging to folks’s well being.
“We consumption oxygen and breathe out carbon monoxide. So when we have now a masks on our face and respiration out carbon monoxide which is unhealthy for our consumption, we’re damaging our kidney and different organs. This is able to imply that we’re placing again toxins in our physique and that might weaken our immune system making us unable to battle off any illness or virus. So even the frequent flu virus will change into a problem,” he stated.
“There are not less than 13 several types of flu and when your immune system is weak, should you catch it, it may trigger loss of life. So carrying the masks shouldn’t be one thing that I might advocate for anybody particularly our folks,” he added.
Chief Courtney said that though individuals are carrying masks each day and practising social distancing, there are nonetheless giant each day will increase in constructive circumstances.
“In case you ought to ask these in authority if carrying the masks prevents us from catching the virus, they are going to inform you no. So why put on it when there are not any advantages from it?” he stated.
In response to LA Lewis and Chief Courtney, the Nyan-Ko-Pong Maroons have been in existence for a whole bunch of years, however have been displaying the world that they’ve risen up as soon as once more.
“So anyplace on the earth you might be, now you can get your maroon identification card, start paper and different paperwork. Up to now, 286,000 individuals have already signed up in current occasions to get their paperwork. Considered one of my job is to place myself on the road with out even pondering twice and ensure say cash is spent accordingly and issues are simply in place for the folks,” stated LA Lewis.
He stated the Nyan-Ko-Pong Maroons are primarily based the world over, particularly in sections of Africa and the UK. However he stated their principal Jamaican centre is on Fixed Spring Street.
LA Lewis instructed THE STAR that he was chosen for the important thing positions by different members, not solely due to his social media presence, however as a result of he was all the time spreading the Maroons’ message wherever he goes.
“There is no such thing as a one else in Jamaica that individuals know greater than LA Lewis. Who else have extra hyperlinks with the entire political leaders domestically and internationally equivalent to Donald Trump and the Queen of England?” he stated.