Day: March 15, 2008

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Mixing Chocolate and Tourism

A new factory for processing cocoa is being built in St Lucia by luxury chocolate retailer Hotel Chocolat. The British-based company was founded by Angus Thirlwell and Peter Harris in 1993 and has bought a cocoa estate in St Lucia. Once the facility is up and running the cocoa beans will be made into luxury …

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Mark Lee

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Prince of Wales Peace Cup – Soccer to Stem Violence

Britain’s Prince Charles has kicked off a soccer initiative to help tackle the youth violence in Jamaica. The six-a-side tournament will be staged in August involving 19,000 young people, both male and female, as a way of getting teenagers involved with sport. The Prince of Wales’s Community Peace Cup is being run by Beacons for …

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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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Caribbean Stocks Decline

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Market Index declined by 1,655.99 points or 1.51 per cent, to close at 109,597.70 for the week eding March 14. The JSE Select Index declined by 80.94 points or 2.64 per cent to close at 3,o61.94. All Jamaican Composite declined by 2,603.91 points or 2.33 per cent closing at 111,542.14. Overall …

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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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The Prince and the Duchess Did a Reggae Reggae Reggae

Prince Charles gets a lesson in nyabinghi drumming from Rastafari brethren. Remember the John Holt hit, Ali Baba? How you mean, that’s before your time? Anyway, Charles and Camilla’s Caribbean jaunt just brought that song right back into my head, especially the lines: I rode through the valleywith the princess by my sideThe duke and …

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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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