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Lloyd Stanbury -- Sista Irie photo

Reggae Roadblocks Challenges the Obstacles

The perceived international, domestic, and perhaps in some cases, inherent obstacles to the growth of Jamaican reggae are being challenged. ‘Reggae Roadblocks – A music business development perspective’, a book that explores matters that appear to be retarding progress of the Jamaican music genre, written by leading entertainment and copyright attorney, Lloyd Stanbury, has been formally released …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Pamela Coke-Hamilton, executive director, Caribbean Export

Caribbean Exports – Time to Stop Dreaming

Overshadowed by the landing of a European Space Agency probe on a 4km-wide comet, 67P, 6-billion kilometers from earth after a 10 year journey through space, the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), wrapped up a two-day meeting (colloquium) to address challenges to the export sector and propose solutions for a region struggling to find …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

If Technology is the Answer, What is the Question?

In the early 1990s I was a short-term consultant at the World Bank looking at about eighty projects in different parts of the world to see what use was made of community participation and modern communications technology.  While interviewing different project managers and consultants I met one who had a huge sign in his office, …

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IMF Staff Analysis of Barbados Economy Sees Possible Risk to Neighbours

It reads like a good cop bad cop interrogation of the Barbados economy, the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Report issued Wednesday (Feb 12) at a news conference from the Fund’s headquarters in Washington DC. Staff analysts following a round of consultations with government and other officials that ended Monday (Feb 10) see a …

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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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