Month: December 2007

Cho-Cho – How a Jamaican Plans to Eat Into China’s Boom Economy

If ever you’re in Hangzhou, the capital of China’s Zhejiang province, and hear someone saying, “Yeah man, the food nice,” don’t be surprised. They had probably just licked their chops at Cho-Cho, the Jamaican restaurant opened by Atlanta businessman Glendon Thompson, in July 2007. Jamaica-born Thompson, managing director of Arcom Group Inc., which uses technology …

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Mark Lee

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

The Economic Cure is Outside the Medicine Chest

Let me see if I can provide an answer that will help us all understand why it so important to learn how to continue to think outside the box. I’ll begin by asking a very simple question. How long did the Roman Empire last and what really caused that great civilization to collapse? America is …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

Erykah Badu for Barbados Jazz Festival

Erykah Badu will bring her sounds to the 2008 annual Jazz Festival, now in its 15th year. The spectacular 2008 lineup includes world renowned artists such as Bob James, Terri Lyne Carrington, John Patitucci, Stefan Walcott, Andre Forde, Venessa Rubin, Kenny Garrett, Lee Retenour and more. The Festival will be staged January 14 to 20, 2008. …

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Mark Lee

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

Diana Ross to headline Jamaican Jazz and Blues Fest

  Diana Ross, Anita Baker and Jill Scott are the headline acts for the 2008 Air Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival in Montego Bay, Jamaica, January 24 – 26, at the Aqueduct at Rose Hall. Ross, a global entertainment icon and a legendary musical treasure whose music has, for decades, inspired romance, happiness and joy is …

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Your Cancer May Be as Particular as Your Finger Print – Not Quite

An October 2007 edition of Time mag, carried an extensive feature on breast cancers. It clarifies the need for Caribbean women and men to be aware of our health issues and our scientists to do serious formative research as the University of the West Indies’ Dr Errol Morrison has done with diabetes and what the institution has …

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Mark Lee

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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