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Abeng in Beijing

This poem by fabian thomas is timely if only because of the seeming double standard in the way the IOC has responded to Michael Phelps’ latest episode with a ganja smoking bong. Bolt was chastised for celebrating his dramatic win the the 100 meters in Beijing.

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English Faces 21st Century Challenges

The pre-eminent French language society L’Académie Française is stepping up its activity. Its barely concealed contempt for English language intrusion into the beloved français is legendary, but there are some signs that the protective veneer is wearing thin. Through the medium of the internet and the arena of business, English continues to relentlessly chip away …

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POSITIVE returns for World AIDS Week

Three years after its highly anticipated and well-received World Premiere in 2005, a Jamaican school tour the year after and a tour of St. Vincent and Grenadines in June 2008, the HIV awareness edutainment musical POSITIVE returns to the stage in Jamaica from November 29 to December 7 as part of the acknowledgement of World …

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Boardhouse Drops The Clean Sweep

Lady Ali You thought  “Nuh Linga”, “Wha Do Dem Guy Deh” and “Dem Ya” were three of the biggest hits this year right? Well, as Assassin correctly purports “Christmas Time is Here Again” and Boardhouse Records has got more goodies for your musical ear and your dancing feet, and, well, whatever other parts of our …

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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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Top Ten Ways to Make Air Jamaica More Profitable

Let’s face it, the Jamaican taxpayers cannot afford to subsidize a national airline that continues to jettison their hard earned funds while a flummoxed government looks on, unable to exercise good judgment and free itself of this albatross before the nation’s economy is completely strangled. Out of concern for the well-being of the beleaguered taxpayer, …

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She Barks, But Does She Bite?

A recent letter published in the Jamaican tabloid the Star, written to the popular column “Dear Pastor“, tackled an interesting subject. Read for yourself. “Dear Pastor, I have been troubled for quite a while. The problem, my girlfriend, is a sexaholic. Sometimes she wants it five times for one night. This is very taxing on …

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From Russia with Love to Sarah Palin

That’s it. Vice President Nominee Sarah Palin has bridged the Bering Strait and the Russians are in love. Watch as Vlad and Boris sing their hearts out to “Misses Palin” and even incorporate some Jamaican “butterfly” moves into their homage to their Alaskan neighbour. It’s hilarious. “Mrs. Palin, I want to fly into your airspace, …

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