Month: September 2009

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Lifeline To A Sinking Caribbean

A small party in Barbados is taking regional governments and political parties to task over their response to the impact of the global economic crisis on the Caribbean. The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP), headed by David Comissiong fingers the political leadership in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago for their lethargic response  to a PEP …

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The Drug War Dialogues

As the United States intensifies its war on drugs a group of Caribbean academics is advocating “collaborating with our Latin neighbors in adopting a common front for constructive engagement with the US on this subject”. Norman Girvan, former head of the Trinidad headquartered Association of Caribbean States (ACS) has thrown out the idea to leading …

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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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Patois Bible? A Weh Yu a Seh to Mi!

The debate about the Bible translated into Jamaican language continues unabated. Months ago the Bible Society of the West Indies once again made its intention clear to translate the entire Bible into the Jamaican language commonly called Patwa (patois), Jamaican Creole, or simply, Jamaican. The announcement sparked a heated discussion in the form of a …

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Foolhardy, Fumbling, Folly

How times flies; to the amazement of most political pundits in Jamaica , Mr. Bruce (de Driva) Golding has survived all of two (2) whole years in office, slim margin and all. Over the next several days it is an absolute national past-time to grade the administration; in print and on innumerable radio talk shows. …

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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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