Month: January 2010

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

About Mark Lee

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

Caribbean, Central America Recovery Lags Behind Asia’s – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has painted a more optimistic view of the global economy in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) and its Global Financial Stability Reports but officials say Latin America and Caribbean growth is still at pre-crisis levels. “In 2010, world output is expected to rise by 4 percent,” the WEO report …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Enjoying the Simple Life

One of the best meals I have ever had in my life was Janga rundung and pumpkin turn-cornmeal. In fact, I am ashamed to say that I have heard that our Maroon caterers at Millbank in Portland, Jamaica, are still talking about how I invaded their “outside” kitchen to get some more of that delicious …

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About Joan Williams

Joan Williams is a free lance journalist and writer/publisher of The Original Dancehall Dictionary and Tour Jamaica. She is also a licensed real estate dealer practicing in Jamaica. Her hobbies are cycling and hiking.

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