Month: October 2010

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Gregory Isaacs – Another one gone too soon

Jamaicans and the global Reggae music community were rocked with the sad news of the passing of master “Lovers Rock” singer and songwriter Gregory “Cool Ruler” Isaacs on Monday October 25th. Isaacs died in his London home early that morning after losing his battle with lung cancer. The reports on his passing carried by media …

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Youth, Death and Leadership – Reflections on the Passing of Bajan PM David Thompson

Those whom the gods love die young, goes the saying from Greek mythology. David Thompson, who died in office as the Barbados prime minister, age 48, early Saturday morning (Oct 23) must have been one of those. He died at his St Phillip home in eastern Barbados just a few months after being diagnosed with …

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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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The Barbados Tragedy

With Prime Minister David Thompson of the Democratic Labour Party on leave battling pancreatic cancer, and the former PM Owen Arthur deposing Mia Mottley as opposition leader, David Comissiong of the extra-parliamentary People’s Empowerment Party sees tragedy on the island.

Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

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Team Jamaica Goes for Business Gold in 2012

Jamaican businesses are mobilising to make significant gains by partnering to develop trade and investment opportunities leading up to the Olympic Games in London, UK in 2012. Earl Jarrett, Chairman of the Trade Policy committee in the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) and general manager of Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), said that government …

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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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