Month: April 2012

Trinidad and Tobago's Minister of Planning and the Economy Dr. Bhoe Tewarie.

Trinidad & Tobago Economy Turns Corner Says IMF

Recording a tenfold increase in inflation between August 2011 and January 2012, the economy of Trinidad and Tobago is in recovery and should see growth after a three year slowdown, the International Monetary Fund has reported. “Real economic activity is expected to increase by 1.7 percent in 2012 as the non-energy sector picks up momentum with …

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Jamaican Novel Selected for International Conference

Lover’s Leap: Based on the Jamaican Legend, by award-winning Jamaican-born Canadian author Horane Smith, will be the subject of one of dozens of papers on cultural and social issues that will be presented at the 10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, which will be held in Montreal, Canada, in June, this year. …

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Child Killer Zimmerman Arrested 46 Days After Slaying

George Zimmerman who shot dead unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26, was arrested by Seminole County law men in Florida, Wednesday, April 11, after state attorney Angela Corey completed investigations and had the killer charged with second degree murder. The controversial killing which first saw police freeing Zimmerman on the grounds of self defence, …

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

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The Wild Wild West Killing of Trayvon Martin

A teenager is sheltering in a neighbourhood home from heavy rain as dusk has settled. He wanders out and ambles in the rain with the hood of his coat pulled over his head. A man cruising by in a truck spots him, believes he’s up to no good, trails him, accosts him and, eventually, kills …

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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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