Month: June 2009

Still Victims of the “Shitstem”

At Abeng News Magazine we hate the culture of victimology. It’s where minority people spend much time lamenting the reasons for our oppression rather than being focused on the means of empowerment. But four news reports in Canada and the USA Tuesday – let’s call them two pairs – cause us to temper our position …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Montego Bay Abused – Needs Local Government Reform

It is a truism that the struggle for existence is the struggle for food and space. Nowhere is that struggle more intense than here in Montego Bay. It is a struggle that leads to the untenable situation wherein one third of the population of Greater Montego Bay lives on captured land. It is a struggle …

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Can the IMF Leopard Change its Spots?

There is talk of the possibility of the current Jamaican administration returning to do business with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF was founded at the end of the second World War. It’s original reconstruction objective was simply, and directly to augment the coffers of countries’ foreign exchange holdings or reserves, providing them with …

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About Joshua Spencer

Joshua Spencer is an educator, author and poet. He writes out of Toronto Canada

UWI Mona Hat Trick in Case Analysis Competition

The all girls team from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, beat four other competing teams to cop first place and the FirstCaribbean International Bank Challenge Trophy in the UWI/FirstCaribbean International Bank 2009 Case Analysis Competition, at UWI, Mona early June. This is the third consecutive win for Mona, the first time on …

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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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