To Rachel Maddow: On the State of the Union

The USA’s bubble has burst (or is at best losing air fast). To further compound this, the USA continues to prosecute wars it can ill afford. Main Street is convinced that President Obama has access to some economic and other leavers which, in less than a year, should have been effectively manipulated to reinstate the old status and magically decrease unemployment. But think again

Mark Lee

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

Jamaican PM Golding Brief’s Parliament on Haiti

Jamaica's prime minister, Bruce Golding.

As the world turns from grief to bickering over the response to the devastation of Haiti by the magnitude 7.3 earthquake January 12, Jamaica’s prime minister, Bruce Golding on Tuesday briefed his parliamentary colleagues on the island’s and the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) roles in alleviating the suffering people of their neighbour.

Following is the full text of his presentation:

Haiti’s Lesson – As Seen by Fidel Castro

Two days after the catastrophic earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital, Cuba’s former president, Dr Fidel Castro, wrote the following observations on the event that has shaken the world and has fast become a circus of “me first”.

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