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The Honduras Coup is the Caribbean’s Business

On April 11, 2002, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez was briefly removed from office by an abortive coup d-etat. A documentary on this episode, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, shows how an alliance of big business, wealthy landowners, and elements of the military conspired to remove him, with the active support of the Bush Administration …

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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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Montego Bay Abused – Needs Local Government Reform

It is a truism that the struggle for existence is the struggle for food and space. Nowhere is that struggle more intense than here in Montego Bay. It is a struggle that leads to the untenable situation wherein one third of the population of Greater Montego Bay lives on captured land. It is a struggle …

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UWI Mona Hat Trick in Case Analysis Competition

The all girls team from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, beat four other competing teams to cop first place and the FirstCaribbean International Bank Challenge Trophy in the UWI/FirstCaribbean International Bank 2009 Case Analysis Competition, at UWI, Mona early June. This is the third consecutive win for Mona, the first time on …

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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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Diaspora in Search of Power

“Power grows from the barrel of a gun,” Mao Zedong said or as his successors in Beijing are proving, out of the smoke stacks of factories. “Is the Jamaican Diaspora a Political Force in Canada?” Politicians of the left right and centre turned up at the Jamaica Diaspora Canada Foundation’s “summit” on June 13 to …

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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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CARICOM’s Existence Threatened – Golding

The existence of Caricom (the Caribbean Community), the only organisation dedicated to the economic interests of the Caribbean countries, is at risk, Jamaica’s Prime Minister Bruce Golding has cautioned. “There are a number of things that are happening now that are destabilising and threatening the existence of Caricom,” he declared at the launch of Export …

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Jamaica’s Sexual Harassment Policy to be Passed Soon

Panos: Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, Olivia Grange, has indicated that Jamaica’s draft National Sexual Harassment Policy should be passed within the 2009-2010 financial year. “People do not know how to report sexual harassment or where to seek redress. This policy will be a guide to other organisations in creating their own sexual harassment …

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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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