Month: May 2008

Bolt of Lightning – Usain Dethrones Asafa as World’s Fastest Man

Usain Bolt set a new 100 meter world record of 9.72 seconds in New York on Saturday, clipping .02 sec off countryman Asafa Powell’s mark set last September in Italy.     From CTV Canada. About Mark LeeEditor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.More Posts (297)

Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

World Bank Targets $1.2 Billion at Global Food Crisis

Harvesting rice in India. World Bank President Robert Zoellick announced Thursday in Japan, the bank is to support efforts to overcome the global food crisis through a $1.2 billion rapid financing facility program. The centerpiece of the World Bank’s strategy is a $1.2 billion rapid-response facility to avoid the months-long process of getting board-approved financing. …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Cosmetologist Killed in Broad Daylight on a Busy Mall

On Monday 12th May, a cosmetologist was hunted and shot dead on a busy mall in Half-Way-Tree. The killer then made his escape on foot. The people on the scene attempted to perform their duty. They chased and stoned the gunman until he disappeared through the cemetery. Can you imagine that happening on a busy …

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Tread Carefully with the Constitution

The Constitution of Jamaica prohibits an individual who acknowledges allegiance to a foreign state from being a member of the House of Representatives. Mr. Vaz, the Member or Parliament from West Portland has dual citizenship of Jamaica and the United States for which the Supreme Court found that he voluntarily acknowledged allegiance to the United …

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La Condition Africaine – The South African Challenge

Archbishop Desmond Tutu dubbed South Africa the “Rainbow Nation” because of its multiethnic composition. It is said that as president, Nelson Mandela adopted the term as a slogan of the reconciliation he advanced in the country’s newly developing multicultural diversity after segregationist apartheid ideology ended in 1994. In one of the continent’s most economically prosperous …

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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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