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The Vintage Brew – A Jamaican Tale

Once upon a time a village harvester named Remy went out picking grapes. But they were sour, so he squished and dumped them in a bucket with water and honey thinking it would be nice like the lemonade that he had invented the week before. However, Remy fell asleep and forgot about the sour grapes …

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Mark Lee

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

Cho-Cho – How a Jamaican Plans to Eat Into China’s Boom Economy

If ever you’re in Hangzhou, the capital of China’s Zhejiang province, and hear someone saying, “Yeah man, the food nice,” don’t be surprised. They had probably just licked their chops at Cho-Cho, the Jamaican restaurant opened by Atlanta businessman Glendon Thompson, in July 2007. Jamaica-born Thompson, managing director of Arcom Group Inc., which uses technology …

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Mark Lee

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

The Economic Cure is Outside the Medicine Chest

Let me see if I can provide an answer that will help us all understand why it so important to learn how to continue to think outside the box. I’ll begin by asking a very simple question. How long did the Roman Empire last and what really caused that great civilization to collapse? America is …

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Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

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

Ethanol Production No, Remittances No, Investments Yes Says Jamaican Tourism Minister

Thinking of investing in ethanol in Jamaica? Think again. That doesn’t seem to be the priority area for the new government as it was for the former administration. At least that’s the strong impression given by Tourism Minister Ed Bartlet when he addressed a group of Jamaicans in Toronto, who had turned out for a get …

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Mark Lee

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

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