Month: July 2012

Usain Bolt at Beijing Olympics

Jamaica, Cuba Likely Giant Slayers at the Olympics

When the medals are tallied, will Jamaican and Caribbean athletes be giant slayers at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, July 27 to August 12, where the tracks, pools and pits are ready for the runners, jumpers, divers, throwers and other performers? A PricewaterhouseCoopers¬†(PwC) model is forecasting that among insular Caribbean countries Jamaica will retain its …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Akwantu: Celebrating the Jamaica Maroon Freedom Fighters

Freedom fighters who escaped the Spanish, defeated the British and became the first liberated Africans in the Western Hemisphere. That’s the story in a nutshell of the Maroons of Jamaica who are being celebrated in the documentary, Akwantu: The Journey, by stuntman turned writer, producer and director Roy T. Anderson. It is appropriate that the …

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About Mello Ayo

Righting Her-Story: Writing Caribbean Christian Theology

Righting Her-Story: Caribbean Women Encounter the Bible Story (Patricia Sheerattan-Bisnauth, editor),¬†is the most recent text on women, theology and biblical interpretation and application in the Caribbean. Billed by its publisher, World Communion of Reformed Churches, as a bible study training guide which also advises on worship services and liturgy, the text comprises a wide range …

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About Judith Soares

Judith Soares, PhD, is the head of the University of the West Indies' Women and Development Unit.

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