Month: September 2014

IMF Approves US$130 Million in Assistance for Ebola to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone

As the world cringes at the prospect of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa spreading rapidly to affect millions of people, the IMF has announced $130 million in emergency assistance to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to help combat the deadly disease. In a release Friday, the fund said it’s Executive Board “in an expedited decision …

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Mark Lee

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

From Price of Memory

The Price of Memory – Rastafari vs the British Monarchy for Slavery Reparations

Before Pan-Africanism and reparations for the horrors of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, which many social scientists believe remains to haunt the dilapidated socio economic and cultural life of the Caribbean, became fashionable in academic and political circles, it was the Rastafari and a few other outcasts who championed these causes. Now that the Caribbean Community …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

East Ramapo Central School DistrictBoard of Education

NY School Official’s Comments on Hispanics Spark Rolling Protests

Spring Valley (Abeng News) – A multi-racial coalition of residents of the upstate NY community of Rockland County, have taken to the streets in rolling protests against what they see as discriminatory practices in the district’s educational system against Hispanic immigrants. While some folks see the wave of documented and undocumented immigrants from Latin America …

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Aduku Addae

About Aduku Addae

Aduku Addae writes on social, political and cultural matters from upstate New York.

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