Month: June 2008

East Caribbean Market Report: St Vincent Bond Offer Oversubscribed – Republic Bank (Grenada) Lists

The Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines’ 91-day, EC$16.0 million Eastern Caribbean dollars Treasury bill issue, auctioned on the Regional Government Securities Market using the primary market platform of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE), was oversubscribed by EC$8.225 million. Licensed intermediaries placed a total of 16 bids, ranging from $75,000 to $8.22 million …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

The Manley Memoirs – No Time for Secrets

A South Florida capacity crowd of well over 350 listened in rapt attention last Thursday evening as Beverley Anderson Manley, veteran journalist, international speaker and gender specialist regaled the gathering with tantalizing excerpts from her recently launched autobiography, The Manley Memoirs. The novel chronicles the events from her family home into the home of the …

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Usain Bolt’s Coach Speaketh in Parables – Knows He Not What the Olympics Embodies?

Usain Bolt in London (Phil McElhinney photo). A schoolmate of mine whom I had not heard from in ages recently resurfaced. He was a “track star” at the old school we attended in Kingston. He wanted to know what I felt about Usain Bolt’s 9.85 secs in the Jamaican national athletics championships that will help …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Thank You Robert Mugabe

Emperor Mugabe, the naked king. Marcus Garvey influenced a generation of Caribbean and American people of African descent to strive to uplift themselves from the devastation of European colonialism on their ancestral continent. But he did not only influence the African Diaspora which was taken away by the system of slavery in English, Dutch, Spanish, …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

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