Month: August 2008

Two Killed as Gustav Lashes Jamaica – Nine Deaths Unconfirmed

Gustav’s center moves west of Jamaica. National Hurricane Center image Police confirmed two deaths Friday, in a north-east Kingston community, caused by flooding associated with Tropical Storm Gustav that lashed the island Thursday night. One person was also reported missing and there were landslippages and at least one house was washed away in the area, …

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Mark Lee

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

2012 in the Cross Hairs

Cheers for de gully creepa Shelly-Ann Fraser’s performance at the Beijing Olympics was an act of subversion. The quintessential underdog – the smallest, youngest, and least-known competitor in the women’s 100 meter event – she blew away the competition. In the process she disrupted the scripted narrative governing success and failure. She felled the titans …

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Mark Lee

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

Hip-Hop Republicans

Most would say that the terms “hip-hop” and “Republican” don’t go together, and that a “Hip-Hop Republican” is an oxymoron. However, Richard Ivory and Tiffany Shorter, the founder of and a blogger for www.hiphoprepublican.com, respectively, say differently. CNN iReport met the two in New York’s Central Park to learn more about what it means to …

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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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